Robert E. Apollo
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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

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February 1, 2021
The man in which I followed in his footsteps. I became an electrician because of Uncle Bob. He was always a great inspiration. Always fun to be around and an all around great guy. Lived his life the best he knew how and did it well. You will be missed!!!
Timothy & Susan Apollo
January 31, 2021
My heart is shattered in a million pieces for Bob , Candace and their family. We would have hair therapy every month and I will miss him dearly he was a good friend of mine. RIP MY FRIEND LOVE TO THE FAMILY. LORI CARL.
Lori Carl
January 28, 2021
Worked with Bob a few times before he retired. He was a good union man and all around good guy. Condolences to the family.
Dean Garancheski
January 23, 2021
he was one of the nicest people I knew.he will be missed and my heart goes out to Candace and family.
cathy rychwalski
January 22, 2021

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. I know Bob will be greatly missed by so many. He was a wonderful pappy to Ali and Gianna and I know she is going to miss him dearly. Your family will be in my thoughts and prayers.
Danielle Metzger
January 22, 2021
One of my best friends in my neighborhood while growing up. Played many sports together at St. Stans as well as local sandlots. You will be greatly missed myfriend. RIP Bobby.
Jim Cwalina
January 21, 2021
Hey was a great guy and always had a smile on his face and a pleasure to know and work with he will be deeply missed, my thoughts go out to his family
Greg Fenix
January 21, 2021
Rest in Peace BOB
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