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Robert “Robbie” L. Thomas, 61

September 25, 2021

Robert “Robbie” L. Thomas, 61, of Lancaster, passed away on Saturday, September 25, 2021. Born in Lancaster, PA he was the son of the late Joe Grizzle and Olive Thomas.

Robert attended The Father, Son and Holy Ghost Church. Prior to retirement he worked at Lombardo’s as a chef for over 28 years and Red Lobster for over 10 years. He was currently employed at Elizabethtown College. Robbie was an avid Philadelphia Eagles fan. He was known as the grill master in his family and loved treating his family to his culinary delights. Robbie enjoyed mentoring young people. His kind and giving nature will be missed by all who knew him.

He is survived by his partner Sheila Gray of Lancaster; his children: Kyle, Christopher and Anthony; his godson Robert Lee; his step-daughter Jaylishe Gray; his siblings: Frenches, Crystal, Clifford, Lamont, Carl, Ronnie, Nathaniel “Skeeter” and Samuel as well as a host of nieces and nephews.

A Home Going Service will be held 11AM on Tuesday, October 5, 2021 at the Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home, 414 E. King Street, Lancaster, PA 17602. Family and friends will be received from 10AM until the time of service. Interment will follow at Mellinger Mennonite Cemetery.

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Condolences to the Family

October 19, 2021

I am a student at Elizabethtown and I have many fond memories of Mr. Robert. He was always very accomodating and a friendly face that I looked forward to seeing. He will be greatly missed by E-Town students. Sending prayers to his family and friends.
Natalie Blanton

October 01, 2021

please accept my deepest sympathes and know my prayers are with you now and always may God heal you in his infinte graces,God bless you with his love.
Dawn & Clyde Brown

September 29, 2021

I love you pop pop so much. I will see that smile one day again!!! Rip pop pop. You will be missed so much xoxo . Love your daughter
Melissa Thomas

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Tuesday, October 05, 2021
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory
414 East King Street
Lancaster, PA 17602
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Lancaster, PA 17602
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