C. Duane Rollinson, 4288 Lamor Road, Hermitage, died at 9 p.m. Thursday
(4-1-93) in John XXIII Home, Hermitage, following an extended illness. He had been a patient in the home since August. He was 61.
Mr. Rollinson was born Aug. 28, 1931, in Hermitage to
Clifford J. and Grace Persch
He was a 1948 graduate of Hickory High School, Hermitage, and attended Westminster College, New Wilmington.
He and his brother were owner-operators of Rollinson Brothers Builders, Hermitage. He had worked with the company more than 25 years before retiring in 1981.
Mr. Rollinson was a member of New Virginia United Methodist Church, and attended Hickory United Methodist Church, both of Hermitage.
A free and Accepted Mason, he belonged and was an honorary past Master of Hermitage Masonic Lodge 810; Scottish Rite's New Castle Consistory; Zem Zem Shrine, Erie; and had been a member of Grand Lodge Free and Accepted Masons of Pennsylvania for 25 years.
Mr. Rollinson was formerly active in the Hermitage Little League program where he served as coach, umpire and on various committees. He had also coached the former Hermitage team, sponsored by Sharpsville American Legion Post.
He was a former member of Carpenters and Electrical Union Local 268, Sharon.
An outdoorsman, he was an avid hunter and fisherman. He was a member of Western Reserve Fish and Game Protective Association, Mercer, and was one of the top skeet shooters. He was also a former member of the National Rifle Association.
He had bowled with Hickory Merchants Bowling League at Hickory Bowl and golfed with Sharon Steel Utilities League.
An army veteran, he served at Ford Ord in California, where he had been a member of the first place rifle, pistol and skeet teams.
Surviving are: his wife, the former
Ann L. Shillito, whom he married July 28, 1956; a daughter,
Beth Ann Rollinson, Redondo Beach, Calif.; a son,
Brad D., Cincinnati, Ohio; and a brother, Thomas, Hermitage.
A sister, Twila Cusick, preceded him in death.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Program at Sharon Regional Health System, 740 E. State Street, Sharon, or John XXIII Home, 2250 Shenango Valley Freeway, Hermitage, 16148.