Wilhelm, Robert F. "Hymie"

July 06, 2008

ROBERT F. "Hymie" WILHELM, 72, died Thursday July 3, 2008 in York. He was the husband of Marlene D. [Brown] Wilhelm to whom he was married for 50 years. Born August 17, 1935 in Baltimore, a son of the late John R. Wilhelm and the late Hedwig [Inbierowicz] Rominski, he had worked for Western Electric and then retired from AT&T in Arizona. He was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church - Dallastown; Loyal Order of Moose, Grunwald Club, Quo Vadis Club, and the American Legion. He was also active in the Pioneers civic club through Western Electric. Mr. Wilhelm was a die hard Notre Dame Fan and loved bowling, camping, golfing, collecting baseball cards, and going to the casino's to gamble. He was a US Navy veteran of the Korean Conflict. In addition to his wife, Mr. Wilhelm is survived by a daughter, Annette F. and husband Robert Schmidt of Balt.; two sons, Robert M. and wife Diane Wilhelm of Balt. and Steven D. and wife Debra Wilhelm of Rockwell, TX; five grandchildren, Heather, Sandra, Robin and husband Leonard, Blake, and Blair; a great granddaughter, Echo; a brother, Kenneth and wife Sally Rominski of Fallston; and a sister, Barbara Bryant of Womelsdorf, PA; and numerous nieces, nephews, and friends. A tribute service will be held at 12:00 Noon Tuesday July 8, 2008 at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, 251 East Main Street, Dallastown with his priest, Rev. Charles L. Persing officiating. A flag folding ceremony will be provided by York County Veterans Honor Guard prior to the service. Life Tributes by Olewiler & Heffner Funeral Chapel & Crematory, Inc., 35 Gotham Place, Red Lion is in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Heartland Hospice, 3417-C Concord Rd., York, PA 17402. Online condolences may be made at: www.BestLifeTributes.com

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