Obit: Robert P. Carichner

Robert P. Carichner, 77, of Hughesville, died Friday, April 14, 2017 at his home.

Born May 3, 1939 in West Pittston, he was a son of the late Paul F and Doris (Johnson) Carichner. He married the former Lena Kipp, and together they celebrated 38 years of marriage.

Robert was a graduate of Williamsport High School, Class of 1957. He then served his country honorably in the U.S. Air Force, and during that time he received his a pilot’s license, and a good conduct medal. He was a member of Christ United Methodist Church and was a Mason.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by three sons, Kevin (Kathy) Carichner of Springhill, FL, Keith Carichner of East Berlin, and Kurt Aaron (Theresa) Carichner of Clarks Summit; a step daughter, Donna (Bill) Stabler of Summerville, SC; a step son, Dennis Wilkinson of Dorchester, SC; a sister, Grace Kocher of Pinehurst, NC; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; three nieces; and two nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother in law, David Kocher; and a niece, Lynn Kocher.

A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, April 22 at Christ United Methodist Church, 148 South Main Street, Hughesville. Burial will be held at a later date at the convenience of the family. Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, at the church.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at

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