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Robert L. Fetterman
August 29, 1909 - May 5, 1991

Margaret Christine Leiby Fetterman
February 12, 1909 - July 1987

Hillside Cemetery, Catawissa, PA

Margaret Christine Leiby Fetterman, 1909 - 1987 and Robert L. Fetterman, 1909 - 1991

Robert was born in Locust Township, Columbia County, PA, on August 29, 1909. He was the fourth of five children born to Amanda Rhoads and Harvey Theodore Fetterman. As a child, he attended school, and by 1930, he worked as a laborer on his father’s farm. He was married May 15, 1940, to Margaret Christine Leiby, who at that time resided in Philadelphia, PA.Their marriage was announced in The Morning Press on May 16, 1940.

Margaret was born February 12, 1909, in Catawissa, Columbia County, PA, the daughter of Orpha Edith Fetterman and Robert J. Leiby.

Early in their marriage, they made their home in Catawissa where Robert worked as a mechanic. They then moved to Middletown in Dauphin County, PA, where Robert went to work for the former Olmsted Air Force Base. He retired from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation in 1973.

No children were born of this marriage, and at the time of Robert’s death, he resided at the Country Meadows Retirement Home in Hershey, PA.


Picture taken May 26, 2006.