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Robert Bruce Renfrew

May 31, 1938 ~ January 16, 2022 (age 83)


Robert Bruce Renfrew , 83, of Clarksburg, Maryland, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, January 16, 2022.

Born on May 31, 1938, in Pittsburgh, PA, he was the son of the late John Renfrew and Eleanor (Graham) Renfrew.

He was the loving husband of Nancy Sue Mongold Renfrew, his wife of 61 years.

Robert graduated from Richard Montgomery High School in 1956 and joined the U.S. Army- 101st Airborne Paratrooper.  He proudly served and was honorably discharged in 1959.  He then joined the Montgomery County Police Department in 1960, after 32 years of public service he retired as a Major in 1992.  He was also a graduate from the University of Maryland in 1973 and was active in the Maryland School for the Deaf when his daughters attended as well as serving as a deacon, Church Board Chairman, Treasurer and Bible Teacher at  Frederick Church of the Brethren.

In addition to his wife, Nancy Sue Renfrew he is survived by his daughters, Stacie Lynn Templet-Renfrew of Maryland and BobbiSue Murray of Indiana. He is also survived by six grandchildren, Ashley, Ashton, Ashlanna, Skyler, Asher and Chase; sisters, Sally Ertter and husband, Paul of Maryland, Mary Fitzwater and husband, Mack of Maryland, Susan Miron and husband, Richard of New York and many nieces and nephews.  

He is preceded in death by his brothers, Samuel Renfrew and Andrew Renfrew

A private visitation for family and relatives only will be held at Stauffer Funeral Home, 1621 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick, Maryland 21702  on Monday, January 24, 2022 from 12:00pm to 2:00pm.

Graveside services and interment will be held at Mount Olivet Cemetery, Frederick, MD on Monday, January 24, 2022 at 2:30 pm.  Rev. Paul Mundey will officiate.

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Graveside Service
January 24, 2022

2:30 PM
Mount Olivet Cemetery
515 South Market Street
Frederick, MD 21701

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