Rollie E. Bartlow, 65, of Millville passed away peacefully Tuesday June 8, 2021 surrounded by his family at Geisinger Medical Center. He was born May 20, 1956 in Bloomsburg, a son of the late Frank W. and Gloria Jean (Davis) Bartlow.
He graduated from Millville High School class of 1974 and then attended Penn State University. During High School, Rollie worked at Bartlow Trucking with his Dad, then at Plymouth Diversified Services, until he started at Girton Manufacturing on January 2, 1991 where he currently worked. Rollie was a member of Millville Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), International Harvester Collectors Club Chapter 17, Caldwell Consistory, Oriental Lodge #460 Orangeville, and a life member of Millville Fire Company where you could find him operating Tanker 231 or organizing the clowns for the parade. Rollie was a former EMT and past President of the Fire Company.
Rollie absolutely adored his grandchildren and spending time with them. He was an avid collector of trains. He really enjoyed spending time with friends and family playing cards on weekends, having spontaneous get togethers around the pool, going on cruises, kayaking, and going to the beach.
Rollie is survived by his beloved wife the former Melissa Williams whom he married June 2, 2001, two children; Trisha Bartlow husband Steve Phares, Timothy Bartlow, two grandchildren; Paige Bartlow, Jackson Phares, step grandchild Nick Phares, and sister Donna Sharrow husband Richard, all of Millville.
Services will be Saturday June 12, 2021 at 2:15 pm at Millville Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), 230 E Main St, Millville, PA 17846 with Pastor Robert Strozyk officiating. Burial will follow at St. James Cemetery. Family will receive friends from noon until time of service at the church. Masonic services will be held at 2:00 pm.
The service will be live streamed at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCc_2qd8y5Zp3GBh2uyGetYQ
In lieu of flowers contributions in his memory may be sent to Millville Fire Company, PO Box 80, Millville, PA, 17846 or International Harvester Collectors Club Chapter 17, 123 Cypress Lane, Lewisburg, PA, 17837.
Family and friends may send online condolences to bunnellfuneralhome.com. Bunnell Funeral Home Inc., 179 E. Main St., Millville is handling arrangements.
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Millville Fire Company
PO Box 80, Millville PA 17846
International Harvester Collectors Club Chapter
123 Cypress Lane, Lewisburg PA 17837