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Robert L. Shuman

January 9, 1929 — March 8, 2019

Robert L. Shuman, 90, of Lower Alsace, passed away on Friday, March 8, 2019, in Reading Hospital and Medical Center. He was the husband of Elizabeth A. (Carl) Shuman with whom he celebrated 68 years of marriage. Born in Reading, he was the son of the late Leon and E. Naomi (Gilbert) Shuman. Bob was a proud member of the United States Navy. He loved gardening, fishing, the Philadelphia Eagles, Villanova Basketball and Big Band Music. Bob worked in the Printing industry for over 35 years and then was a truck driver for St. Lawrence Carbonizing until his retirement. He is survived by two sons Robert R. husband of Sheila, Gary H. husband of Joanie, four grandchildren Katherine E, Patrick A, Neil J, Amy N. Barrett and five great grand children Zoey, Lily, Hailey, Oliva, and Jack. He was pre deceased by one son Jeffrey L. and six siblings. Visitation with family and friends will be held on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am with services beginning at 11:00 am in Lutz Funeral Home, Inc. 2100 Perkiomen Avenue Reading, PA 19606. Interment is private. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to American Cancer Society 3893 Adler Pl. Ste 170 Bethlehem, Pa 18017 or the Animal Rescue League 58 Kennel Rd. Birdsboro, Pa 19508. For online condolences, please visit
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