Robert N. “Bob” Aspril, 79

September 04, 2016

Robert N. “Bob” Aspril, 79, of Lancaster, PA passed away Sunday, September 4, 2016 with his family by his side.
Born in New Providence, PA he was the husband of Jane M. (Kneisley) Aspril with whom he was married for 56 years and the son of the late Curtis B. and Laura (Bruce) Aspril. Bob was the father of Brad S. Aspril of Lancaster, PA and Robb S. Aspril husband of Carla of Hampstead, MD, proud grandfather of six grandsons Erik, Kevin, Joshua, Corey, Cody and Zachary; one sister-in-law Jean Aspril of Lancaster, PA and many nieces and nephews. Bob was preceded in death by his brother Curtis Aspril.
Bob was a graduate of Solanco High School and Elizabethtown College. He served for 6 years in the US Army Reserves and played 3 years of professional baseball with the Cleveland Indians and Cincinnati Reds. He was a member of Redeemer Lutheran Church, Solanco Hall of Fame, 7th and 8th Ward Clubs, Abraham C. Treichler Masonic Lodge 682 in Elizabethtown and served on the board of the Lancaster County Sports Hall of Fame Committee for many years. He worked for 25 years for J.B. Van Sciver Co., 9 years with Interiors 2000 and 6 years with Lancaster County where he held management positions throughout his entire career. Bob was active in sports as a player and coach most of his life and was successful in winning championships in the midget and legion baseball programs.
Memorial services will be held Monday, September 12, 2016 at 11AM from Redeemer Lutheran Church, 500 Pearl St. Lancaster, PA 17603 with Pastor David Kreider officiating. Interment will be held in Riverview Burial Park with Military Honors accorded by the Red Rose Honor Guard. A visitation will be held from 9AM until the time of the Memorial Service at the Church.
Memorial contributions may be made to Ann B. Barshinger Cancer Institute, 2102 Harrisburg Pike, Lancaster, PA 17601 and or Hospice & Community Care, 685 Good Drive, P.O. Box 4125 Lancaster, PA 17604 in his memory.

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September 12, 2016

Jane, Brad, Rob,
Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time. I remember playing baseball as a kid and Mr. Aspril was always on hand to teach and inspire everyone who came in contact with him. He was truly a great person to be around.
Jon & Ester Sload

September 08, 2016

Dear Brad:  I was sorry to read in today’s paper about your father’s death.  I only met your dad one or two times, but I could tell that he was indeed a very good person.  We know what it is like to lose a parent and we express to you and your family our condolences on the loss of your father.  May the Lord bless you during this time of loss and reflection.  May His comfort attend you always.  
Barry & Eileen Swavely

September 08, 2016

Hello Janie:  I would like to express my deepest sympathy to you and your family.
Shirley Wolf

September 08, 2016

Rob and Brad
so sorry to hear of your dads passing ,was a very nice and helpful man ,learned quite a bit from him playing baseball for 8th ward
and I hope he is now resting easy
                                          Brian Benner

September 08, 2016

Please know how saddened we were to get this news. Our prayers and love are with you through this difficult time. 
Merle and Lois Aukamp 

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