September 10, 1941 - September 1, 2018
Robert Ammon Brouse, LCDR/SS/USN (Ret.), age 76, of Moyock, NC and formerly of Bloomsburg, PA, passed away on Saturday, September 1, 2018, a patient of the Sentara Leigh Hospital, Norfolk VA. Robert was born on Wednesday, September 10, 1941 in Montgomery, Pennsylvania, a son of the late Percy Ammon and Ruth Ethel (Wertman) Brouse. Throughout his younger years, Robert attended the Montgomery area schools, and later graduated from the Montgomery High School in 1959. He also expanded his education by attending Naval Nuclear Power School. Following graduation from High School, Robert enlisted in the US Navy where he faithfully served his country for over 21 years. His military assignments are as follows: USS Bushnell (AS 15), Sept 1959 July 1960; Naval Submarine School, July 1960 Sept 1960; USS Spikefish (SS 404), Sept 1960 January 1963; Naval Engineman School, January 1963 May 1963; Naval Nuclear Power School, June 1963 December 1963; Naval Propulsion Training Unit, December 1963 October 1966; USS Will Rogers (SSBN 659), October 1966 August 1968; Naval Shipyard Charleston SC, August 1968; USS Seawolf (SSN 757), June 1970 August 1973; Submarine Group Five, August 1973 August 1976; USS Dixon (SA 37), August 1976 August 1979; Training Officer, Naval Submarine School, August 1979 October 1980; Retired 1980. On December 1, 1962, Robert married his loving wife, Mary Adamaitis Brouse. For over 15 years, Robert was employed by Pennsylvania Power & Light as a Manager until his retirement from there in 1996. Robert was a member of the Muncy Masonic Lodge F&AM; Submarine Veterans Association, Williamsport, PA; Columbia County Covered Bridge Association; Valley of Bloomsburg American Legion Post #273. In addition to his parents, Robert was also preceded by two brothers:, Charles W. Brouse and Marlin E. Brouse. Survivors include his beloved wife of 56 years:, Mary Brouse; three children: Dale A. Brouse and wife, Ann (Jones) of NC; Yvette M. Varnadore and husband, David, of FL, and Dwayne A. Brouse and wife, Meredith, of NC,; 13 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren and three sisters: Karen E. Polombo, Judy A. Bower and Vicki L. Deptula all of Pennsylvania. A time of Visitation for family and friends will be held on Friday, September 14, 2018 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the Allen Funeral Home, Inc., 745 Market at Eighth Streets, Bloomsburg. Military honors will be presented by a combined V.F.W. and American groups. The Allen Funeral Home, Inc., is honored to be serving the Brouse family. The Brouse family would like all memorial donations be made to the Dolphin Scholarship Foundation which provides financial assistance to the U.S. Navy submariners and their dependents for higher learning at http://www.dolphinscholarship.org/index.cfm/giving/donations/. Friends and family wishing to send a memorial gift, share a personal memory or offer condolences to the family, a Memorial Tribute Page in Robert’s honor and a Sympathy Store are available at www.Allen FuneralHome.com.
Robert Ammon Brouse, LCDR/SS/USN (Ret.), age 76, of Moyock, NC and formerly of Bloomsburg, PA, passed away on Saturday, September 1, 2018, a patient of the Sentara Leigh Hospital, Norfolk VA. Robert was born on Wednesday, September 10, 1941... View Obituary & Service Information
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