Robert J. Atz, Jr. UPPER PROVIDENCE Robert "Bob" J. Atz, Jr., 80, died on January 28, 2014. Mr. Atz was born in Media and attended Media High School. He is a U.S. Army veteran who was awarded the Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Korean Service Medal, and the United Nations Service Medal for his service in the Korean War. Mr. Atz worked as a machine operator for International Paper Company for 25 years. He also dedicated 7 years to the Rose Tree Media School District working as a custodian. Bob was very dedicated to his local community. He has been a volunteer at the Rose Tree Fire Company since 1961. He also volunteered at the Media VFW. He is a former member of Media & Lima Ambulance and the Swarthmore Fire Co. Bob loved crossword puzzles, vacationing in Myrtle Beach with his great-grandson, and spending time with grandchildren. He always looked forward to having morning coffee with his friends. Mr. Atz is preceded in death by his sister, Irene Lees. Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Betty Atz; his sons, Anthony (Patricia) Atz of Lebanon, and Ronald (Janet) Atz of West Chester; grandchildren, Christopher (Mandy) Atz, Ashley, Steven, Chelsea Atz; and his great-grandson, Jordan Atz; along with nieces and nephews. Funeral service on Monday at 11 a.m. at First United Methodist Church of Media, 350 W. State St., Media, PA 19063. Military service will immediately follow. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Rose Tree Fire Company; or the First United Methodist Church of Media. Rigby Harting & Hagan Funeral Home, 15 E. 4th St., Media, PA 19063, is in charge of arrangements. www.haganfuneralhome.com
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Published in Lebanon Daily News on Jan. 31, 2014