Friends may call at Crons Monday and Tuesday until the hour of rites.
Piqua Daily Call
Tuesday, September 10, 2002
Robert C. Pence
Robert C. Pence, 85, of Piqua, formerly of Sidney, passed away at 1:25
a.m. Monday, Sept. 9, 2002 in Heartland of Piqua Nursing Home.
He was born on March 12, 1917 in ShelbyCounty, the son of the late Earl and martha (Stockstill)
Robert was a 1923 (wrong date in paper) graduate of SidneyHigh School and served in the United States
Marine Corp during World War II in the Pacific area.He later became a member of USMC
Reserves.On Jan. 4, 1963 he married Florence (Cron) Wintrow, and she survives.Robert was a member of St. Pauls United Church
of Christ, Piqua, the Lena Masonic Lodge No. 217, Sidney, Chapter No. 130 Royal
Arch Masons, Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite Valley of Dayton, Order of Eastern
Star Chapter 54 of Port Jefferson, and a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars No.
04874, Piqua.Robert retired as a MiamiCounty employee.
In addition to his wife Florence, he is survived by on daughter, Barbara
Hay of Louisville, Ky.; two sons, William “Bill” Pence of Sidney, Bruce Pence
of Minster; a step-son, Leroy Wintrow, Jr. of
Covington; a stepdaughter, Freda Creager of Piqua;
nine grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from Wednesday in Suber
Funeral Home, 201 W. Main St., Fletcher.
Masonic services will be held at by Lena Masonic Lodge No. 217.Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m.
Thursday in the funeral home with the Rev. Frank Sapp of the St. Paul’s United
Church of Christ of Piqua, presiding.Burial will be in FletcherCemetery.Military services will be provided at the cemetery by VFW Post of No.
04874 of Piqua.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Legion Ambulance
Fund, 301 W. Water St., Piqua, Ohio45356 of the charity of your choice.