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September 28, 2006

Robert E. Hedglin Sr.

Robert E. Hedglin Sr., 74, of 125 W. North St. died the morning of Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2006, in Jameson Hospital. He was born April 4, 1932, in Grove City, a son of Hiram and Marie Whinrey Hedglin. His parents preceded him in death. Mr. Hedglin worked on the railroad for Sharon Steel and retired after more than 20 years of service. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War, serving with the honor guard for Gen. Matthew B. Ridgway. Mr. Hedglin was a Mason and also a member of VFW Post 315. He was an avid golfer and hunter. Survivors include two sons, Robert Hedglin and William Hedglin, both of New Castle; two daughters, Lynne Hedglin Hamed of Ocala, Fla., and Lori R. Bintrim of New Castle; a brother, Glenn Hedglin of Greenville; three sisters, Esther Smith of New Castle, Genevieve Bowden of Poland, Ohio, and Georgia Camera of New Wilmington; and three grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Pamela Hedglin; his son, Terry Hedglin; and his brother, William Hedglin. A private funeral service will be conducted. Burial will be in Florida. Memorial contributions may be made to Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh. Arrangements are by the William F. and Roger M. DeCarbo Funeral Home, 926 Cunningham Ave. Online condolences may be sent to

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