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Edward Francis Robertson

December 29, 1949 — May 17, 2024

Edward “Ed” Francis Robertson, age 74, of Mechanicsburg, PA, died on Friday, May 17, 2024. Ed was born on Thursday, December 29, 1949, in Philadelphia, PA to the late Irving Robertson and Margaret (Archer) Robertson. In addition to his parents, Ed is preceded in death by his two siblings: William Robertson and Margaret Robertson.


Ed’s survivors include his wife of 45 years, Patricia “Patty” Anne (Wistner) Robertson; his three children: Emily Robertson of Mechanicsburg, PA, Benjamin Robertson and his wife, Amira, of Mechanicsburg, PA, Sarah Tampio and her husband, Vince, of Philadelphia, PA; his two grandchildren: Madison and Molly Dunham; and several nieces and nephews.


Ed will be dearly missed by those who were fortunate enough to have known him. 


All are welcome to join Ed’s family at his gathering of family and friends on Wednesday, May 29, 2024, from 10:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. with a Mass of Christian Burial beginning at 11:00 a.m. all at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 410 East Simpson Street, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055; with Reverend Kenneth Roth officiating. Cremation was private.


Ed’s family has entrusted his care to Buhrig Funeral & Cremation in Mechanicsburg, (717) 766-3421. Read Ed’s full obituary, offer condolences and sympathy, share stories and memories, upload photographs and videos, light a candle and sign his official guest book by visiting

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