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Robert Van Derbeck Shinn Jr.

19 August, 19327 June, 2021

Robert V. Shinn Jr. passed away peacefully at home on June 7, 2021 in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania. He was 88 years old, born in Mount Vernon, New York to Grace and Robert V. Shinn. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Isolde. He is survived by his sons Robert and Peter, and their wives; grandchildren; and great-grandchildren.

Robert was proud of his service in the United States Marine Corps and as an editor for the Stars & Stripes newspaper, European edition. He loved to watch baseball and golf, was a whiz filling in crossword puzzles, loved music and a good joke. His family will miss him.

An interment will be held at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to VFW National Home for Children. https://www.vfwnationalhome.org/

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