Robert P. Hrobuchak, 61, of Clarks Summit, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Tuesday at Hospice and Community Care, Dunmore.
Born in Taylor on Sept. 22, 1951, he was a son of the late Peter S. and Dorothy A. Haschak Hrobuchak. He was a 1969 graduate of Abington Heights High School and attended Lackawanna College. He was a parishioner of St. Mary's Byzantine Catholic Church, Taylor, and was a member of the Central Pennsylvania Teamsters Union. Bob was the owner and operator of TRL Truck Sales, Moosic. He enjoyed working outdoors, including on his family's farm, taking care of his car and doing crossword puzzles. He was an avid watcher of the Discovery and History channels, and shared his wisdom and dry sense of humor with all who knew him.
Bob's family would like to expresses their deepest gratitude to all the people who prayed for and cared for him over the past 13 months, especially the entire staff of Hospice and Community Care for their understanding, love and compassion.
Surviving are two daughters, Krista Seitzinger and husband, Matthew, Old Forge, Kara Sammon and husband, Charles, West Pittston; two grandchildren, Lilly Sammon, Matty Seitzinger; sister, Eileen Rich and husband, Stephen, Clarks Summit; two brothers, David and wife, Gail, Harrisburg, Richard and wife, Laurie, White Pine, Tenn.; a goddaughter, Ashleigh Rich; nephews, Jonathan Rich and Phillip Hrobuchak; nieces, Hannah, Ingrid, and Melinda Hrobuchak; an aunt, Mildred Hrobuchak; uncles, Stephen Haschak, Steve Hrobuchak; and his former wife, Sandra Belcastro Hrobuchak.
He was also preceded in death by twin infant grandsons, James and Alexander Seitzinger.
The funeral will be at 9:15 a.m. Saturday from the Semian Funeral Home, 704 Union St., Taylor, followed by Divine Liturgy at 10 a.m. in St. Nicholas of Myra Byzantine Catholic Church, 140 Church St., Old Forge, to be celebrated by the Rev. Gary Mensinger. Interment will follow in Milwaukee Cemetery. Friends may call Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday. Parastas services will be at 6:30 p.m.
To share memories or to send online condolences, visit www.semiancares.com.
Sheldon - Kukuchka Funeral Home - Tunkhannock
73 West Tioga Street Tunkhannock, PA 18657
Published in Times Leader from July 4 to July 5, 2013