Eugene R. Roebuck Jr.

September 30, 2012

Eugene R. Roebuck Jr., 59 of Hanover Township, passed away Sunday morning at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains Township.

Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of the late Eugene R. and Ruth A. (Rovinski) Roebuck, Sr.

Gene was a graduate of G.A.R. Memorial High School, Class of 1971, where he played football. He was employed as a die maker and polisher for Bridon American Corp. of Hanover Twp. since 1975.

A devoted husband, father, brother, father-in-law and uncle, Gene was an avid Baltimore Orioles, Penn State football and Indianapolis Colts fan, and loved hanging out with his buddies at Alexis' Tavern, Hanover Township.

Surviving are his wife of 33 years, the former Theresa L. Acernese, Hanover Township; son, Gino Roebuck, Hanover Township; daughter, Courtney Parise, and her husband, Nick, Pittsburgh; sister, Arlene Williams, and her husband, Arthur, Luzerne; brothers, Ronald Roebuck and his wife, Lora, Drums; Joseph Roebuck, Kingston; David Roebuck and his wife, DeAndrea, Forty Fort, and Robert Roebuck and his companion, Lisa Mulvey, Plains; several nieces and nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the Corcoran Funeral Home Inc., 20 South Main Street, Plains, with Father Michael Kloton officiating. Interment will be held at the convenience of the family.

Friends may call Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m.

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Published in Times Leader on Oct. 2, 2012