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Charles Herbert Pool

      Charles Herbert "Herb" Pool, 87, husband of Mary Elizabeth (Robb) Pool, of Barto, passed away on Saturday, June 27, 2015 at Pennsburg Manor after a lengthy illness.  He and his wife celebrated 61 years of marriage on June 12th.

      Born in Worcester Township, Montgomery County, PA, he was the son of the late Charles A. and Ethel I. (Moyer) Pool.

      Herb was an employee of Philco/Ford/Visteon Company in Lansdale, for 33 years before retiring in 1982. He also owned and operated the Marlborough Inn with his wife, Mary in the mid 1960's. He maintained a small farm most of his life, and also was employed by Lehigh Valley Dairy and Longacre Poultry.

      He served his country as a member of the US Army Air Force during World War II.

      Surviving along with his wife are a son Michael C. Pool of Barto;  two granddaughters, Brittany  Pool, of East Greenville and Elizabeth Pool, of North Tonawanba New York;  and 2 great grandchildren, Isaiah Brooks and Avery Cates; 2 sisters, Regina Hamilton, of Red Hill and Louella Trout of Hatfield. Along with his parents, he was predeceased by a daughter, Michelle M. Saylor; a brother, James R. Pool, and 2 sisters, Sabella Barnak and Mary Louise Foore.

      At Herb's request there will be no services. 

      The Mann-Slonaker Funeral Home, 222 Washington Street, East Greenville PA. 18041 is in charge of the arrangements. Offer sympathy to the family at 

      Memorial Contributions may be made in his memory to the Angel Fund, C/O of Quakertown Veterinary Clinic, 2250 N. Old Bethlehem Pike, Quakertown, PA 18951 for the care of needy and abused pets. 






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