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Norman Robert Shampansky “Bob”, age 86, of North Wilmington, DE, passed away on Sunday, March 15, 2009. He was the husband of the late Helen Hitchens Shampansky.

Born in Lock Haven, PA, Bob was the son of the late Marty and Edith Zimmerman Shampansky. He was a WWII veteran of the U.S. Marines and a member of the Elks Lock Haven Lodge. He was employed by Sears on Market St. for 22 years as a salesman. He then joined his wife working at the Campus Casino Bar and Grill in Chester, PA.

Bob is survived by his son, Wayne Aston and his wife Bernadette; sister, Phyllis Cohen; grandchildren, Staci Trimarco and her husband Richard, Wayne R. Aston and his wife Kelley, Charles Smutz and his wife Laura, Laurel Steinberg and her husband Jeffrey, Daniel Smutz and his wife Karen; 9 great-grandchildren.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral service at 11 am, on Thursday, March 19, at Beeson Funeral Home, 412 Philadelphia Pike, Wilmington, DE 19809. The viewing will start at 10 am in the funeral home prior to the service. Interment will be at Lawn Croft Cemetery, Linwood, PA.

Beeson Funeral Home of Wilmington, “A Grieco Family Funeral Home.”