TREVORTON - Robert E. Apollo, 71, of 228 Orchard Hill Lane, passed away Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. He had resided in Trevorton for the past 13 years.
Robert was born in Shamokin, Sept. 4, 1949, a son of the late Mary and Edward Apollo.
He graduated from Shamokin High School.
Bob was married to the former Candace Mirarchi, who survives.
He was employed as an electrician and was a member at I.B.E.W. Local 607 from 1973 until his retirement in 2005. He later worked at the Rite Aid Pharmacy in Shamokin for seven years until 2019.
Bob was a member of the St. Francis Home Association for 40 years, where he was a financial officer and director since 1985; a financial officer of the Beneficial Society; Knights Of Columbus, Shamokin; East End Hose and Fire Co., Coal Township; and a member of West End Fire Co. No. 3, Coatesville.
Bob was a big fan of the Philadelphia Eagles and Flyers and Penn State Nittany Lions. He liked going to the casinos, family get-togethers, and going to the beach with his brother and sister-in-law.
In addition to his loving wife, Candace, Bob is survived by a daughter, Dawn Schlein, of Pine Grove; a son, Robert Apollo, of Kunkletown; a stepson, Jason Bogetti and his wife, Gennelle, of Shamokin; grandchildren, Ali Bogetti, of Shamokin, Alexa Schlein, of Pine Grove, McKenzie Bogetti, of Shamokin, Ellie Apollo, of Kunkletown, and Nash Bogetti, of Shamokin; a great-grandchild, Gianna Thomas, of Shamokin; a brother, Edward Apollo and his wife, Mary, of Coatesville; and a brother-in-law, Steve Pensyl, of Shamokin.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a great-grandchild, Mila Thomas.
APOLLO - Robert E. Apollo, 71, of 228 Orchard Hill Lane, Trevorton. Services will be private at the convenience of family. The family has entrusted arrangements to the James Kelley Funeral Home, James F. Kelley, director, 1001 W. Arch St. at Maple Street, Coal Township. To share a memory or offer the family condolences, sign the guest book at www.jameskelleyfh.com.