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Obituary of Robert Edward Lane

MEDUSA – Robert E. Lane, 89, passed away on Friday January 11, 2019 at the Community Hospice at St. Peter's Hospital. He was born on January 7, 1930 in Queens to the late Edward and Frances Ulrich Lane. After he graduated high school, he joined the military and was Honorably Discharged in 1953. Robert lived in Woodside, NY, then in New Jersey, and then in Pennsylvania, where he worked as an engraver for Deb-Kay in Harrisburg. After retirement, he moved to Medusa. He was a proud member of the Greenville American Legion Post 291. He enjoyed playing poker, story telling, and spending time with his family. He was a talented wood craftsman, and carved small wooden soldiers. He loved music, especially Big Band and Frank Sinatra; and he loved food and sweets. In addition to his parents, Robert is predeceased by his wife Catherine Horgan Lane; his son, Donald Lane; and his grandson, Raymond. Robert is survived by his children, Robert (Susan) Lane, Jacqueline (Jeff) Rauf, and Daniel Lane; his grandchildren, Jeremy, Jason, Jamie, April, and Joseph; and his great-grandchildren, Julianna, Victoria, Lauren, Jacob, Matthew, Michael, Hannah, Markus, and Emily. Robert has been privately cremated and a graveside service will be held in the spring. Those wishing to remember Robert in a special way can make memorial donations to the Greenville American Legion Post 291, PO Box 132, Greenville, NY 12083. Condolences can be posted at
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