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Robert Hinrichsen

July 6, 1925 ~ January 1, 2021 (age 95)

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Hinrichsen: Rev. Robert, 95 of Laurel View Village, Davidsville, PA died January 1, 2021 at Conemaugh Hospital in Johnstown PA.  Born July 6, 1925 in East Orange, New Jersey the son of the late Herbert J. and Marion (Smith) Hinrichsen.  Bob graduated from High School in Orange, NJ in 1943 and Columbia and Tufts through the Navy V-12 program. He served as a Lieutenant on a destroyer escort in the Pacific in WWII. Bob was employed for over 35 years as an electrical/chemical engineer for GTE-Sylvania. While working for Sylvania he returned to College and received his MBA.  Upon retiring from Sylvania, Bob again returned to college to obtain his Masters Degree in Divinity from Unity Seminary in Indiana. From this he obtained the title Reverend and served the United Methodist Church as pastor in many churches in Indiana and Western Pennsylvania. After retiring as a Methodist Minister, Bob and Helen did Mission Work for the Church in Central and South America. Bob was an avid runner and walker and loved to down hill ski with his family. He never passed up an Opportunity to ski at Blue Knob in PA. Bob was very involved in Boy Scouts his entire life serving As Council President in Maine and Pennsylvania. Also involved in Gideon’s International helping to distribute Bibles.  Survived by wife of 68 years , Helen Lowry Wilcox Hinrichsen of Davidsville PA and his two sons, Harry and wife Linda of East Barre Vt and William and wife Nancy of Haddonfield, NJ.  Also survived by his 3 grandchildren Eric, Michael, and Niall.  No viewing at his request.  Inurnment in the West Branch Cemetery in Stony Fork PA at a later date.  The family is being serviced by the George E. Mason Funeral Home, Inc. Davidsville, PA.  

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