Bob and Carole
moved to Spring Grove
in 1982 and purchased what was then the Sauter Funeral Home.
...CAROLE IRWINBob's wife, Carole, graduated in 1975 from the Harrisburg Polyclinic Hospital School of Nursing.Before children came, Carole worked fifteen years as a full time Registered Nurse at Altoona Hospital, West Penn Hospital in Pittsburgh, and the York Hospital.
Following the birth of their children, Ben and Abby, Carole
left nursing to join Bob as a full time assistant in funeral service.
...Carole is also a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church and very active in the community.She served six years as secretary to the Board of Directors of the Glatfelter Memorial Library, was a key leader in the Spring Grove Communities That Care Program, Citizens' Advisory Council, and served as a member of the Spring Grove Youth Aid Panel.Currently she serves on the Board of Directors for the Visiting Nurse Association of Hanover & Spring Grove, is secretary for the Spring Grove Music Boosters Association, and is secretary to the founding Board of Directors of Olivia's House, a grief and loss center for the children of York County.
Besides spending time with Ben and Abby, Carole
enjoys step aerobics and circuit training at the YMCA, gardening, and caring for a variety of finches in the funeral home aviary.Carole
is proud to call Spring Grove her
home and considers this small town her