Butler Chapel - Drums
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Drums, PA 18222
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Robert "Bert" Dura

1941 - 2020
Robert "Bert" Dura Obituary

Robert "Bert" Dura, 79, of Peace Street, Hazle Twp., died Sunday evening in Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.

Born in Hazleton, Feb. 9, 1941, he was a son of the late William and Helen (Leshofsky) Dura and spent his entire life in the area.

Bert was a 1958 graduate of Hazleton High School and was employed as a truck driver for most of his life, starting with General Foam and later for Dura Distributing.

He was a member of the Owl's Club and the ECUS Club and enjoyed spending any time he could in he outdoors fishing.

Preceding him in death, in addition to his parents, were his sisters, Helen Waldron and Jacqueline Cassise; and brother William Dura Jr.

Surviving are his wife of 48 years, the former Leanore Mope; sons, Robert Dura Jr. and his wife, Kate, Fort Myers, Fla.; and Chris Dura, Hazle Twp.; granddaughter, Natalia Dura; step-grandson, Blake Bianco; and brothers, Daniel Dura, Berwick; Thomas Dura, McAdoo; and Ralph Dura, Florida. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

Friends and family are invited to gather for a graveside service that will begin at 11 a.m. Monday in Calvary Cemetery, Drums.

Condolence messages may be entered in the family's online memorial guest book on the funeral home website at www.khfuneralhomes


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