Robert C. Schurer

Robert C. Schurer, 80, of Nippenose Valley, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021 at The Gatehouse.

Born May 1, 1940 in Jersey Shore, he was a son to the late George Schurer and the former Marguerite Shuhler. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Joseph Schurer.

Robert honorably served his country in the U.S. Army National Guard. He retired after 33 years accident-free as a truck driver. He was a member the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Bastress where he served on the Holy Names Society. Robert loved being outdoors, especially gardening and farming. He was always there to give a lending hand to any neighbor or friend.

He is survived by his loving wife, the former Mary E. Leone; a daughter, Ann (Marc) Lovell of Williamsport; a son, Robert A. (Betty) Schurer of Williamsport; brother, Gene (Mary Ann) Schurer of Williamsport; sisters, Mary Smith and Lucy (Carl) Bloom, both of Jersey Shore; a sister-in-law Carol Schurer; five grandchildren, Angelina and Alexander Pelletier, Brianna Lovell, and Daniel and Joel Easter; six great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A time of visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Frederick B. Welker Funeral Home, 125 N. Main St., Jersey Shore. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 18, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 6001 Jacks Hollow Road, Williamsport, PA 17702. For the safety of everyone, please adhere to the social distancing guidelines.

He will be laid to rest in Immaculate Conception Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Robert’s name may be made to Immaculate Conception Church.