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Robert Edward Dillon, Sr.

Robert Edward Dillon, Sr., age 85, died Sunday, October 14, 2007 at his home, surrounded by his family. Born in Media, Pa., he was a Bristol Township resident for over 50 years. He was a Sergeant in the U.S. Marine Corp, serving in the South Pacific, during WWII, he played in the Marine Band and also served 4 years in the Army Reserves. Mr. Dillon was employed as a bus driver for Bristol Township Schools and also worked as an inspector at the Naval Shipyard and as a machinist at Morton-Thiokol. He played the drums for 40 years in a swing and jazz band, and was a member of the Bristol Township Senior Citizens for over 20 years. Mr. Dillon was an avid reader, fisherman, camper and a great handiman.

Son of the late James and Ola nee Cox Dillon, he is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Dolores nee Kovitch, 5 children, Robert, Jr., Rochelle Schepise, Sandra Dillon, Edward Dillon and Dolores Posten, along with many grandchidren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend his Funeral Mass on Thursday, October 18, 2007, 10:30am at St. Mark Church, Bristol Boro. Interment, St. Mark Cemetery. Friends may call 9-10:30am at the Church. Arrangements are under the direction of the Wade Funeral Home, 1002 Radcliffe Str., Bristol Boro.