Robert Joseph Yanek Jr.
1957 - 2021
BORN
1957
DIED
2021
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Geschwindt Stabingas Funeral Home
25 East Main Street
Schuylkill Haven, PA

Robert Joseph Yanek Jr., 64, of Schuylkill Haven, passed away Saturday, Dec. 4, at Conestoga View, Lancaster.

Born in Pottsville, on May 18, 1957, a son of the late Robert J. Yanek Sr. and Regina (Walsh) Yanek.

He was the husband of Lisa M. (Trapani) Yanek.

Bob was a graduate of Pottsville Area High School and then attended Harrisburg Area Community College. He worked as a mechanic at his family business, Bob Yanek and Son.

Bob had a fun loving spirit. He was a loving and compassionate person. He was honest, even to a fault, and his loyalty was unmatched.

In addition to his wife, Bob is also survived by his son, Luke Yanek and his significant other, Nicole Cwiertniewicz; a brother, Randy Yanek and wife, Lisa, and two sisters-in law, Shelly Boyer and husband, Rob, and Missy Roeder and husband, Brian, and a brother-in-law, Mike Trapani and wife, Jody. He is also survived by nieces, Amanda Smolock and husband, Ryan, Brianan Roeder, and Kerri Trapani; and nephew, Derrek Boyer and wife, Lauren.

A Celebration of Life funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at Geschwindt-Stabingas Funeral Home Inc., Schuylkill Haven, with Pastor David Rowe officiating. A viewing will be held prior from 11 a.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home. Interment will be private at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, the family would prefer memorial contributions made payable to Pottsville Area School District with "Bob Yanek Scholarship" on the memo line of your check. By mailing your contribution to the Academic Center, 1501 W. Laurel Blvd., Pottsville PA 17901, a scholarship will be awarded to an auto mechanic student in his memory each year. To extend condolences to the family, visit www.gsesfuneralhomes.com. Geschwindt Stabingas Funeral Home Inc., Schuylkill Haven, has been entrusted with arrangements.


Published by Republican & Herald on Dec. 7, 2021.
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My condolences to Lisa and Luke for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. May Bib Rest In Peace.
Patty Murphy
Friend
December 10, 2021
Very sorry for your loss
John lecher
December 10, 2021
Sorry to hear Bob passed away, Our friendship goes back over 40 years. A really great guy, he will surely be missed.
Richard Schumack
Friend
December 7, 2021
We are so sorry for your loss.
Barb and Ross Schuler
Family
December 7, 2021
Lisa and Luke we can't tell you how much your husband/dad meant to Bill & I. We will always remem ber the many laughs Bob, Chuck & Bill had at the Station. Bob was very special to us and we will always remember him as a strong and courageous man!! Now he is happy and at peace. God bless Bob and his family.
December 7, 2021
Our deepest sympathy to you, Lisa and Luke. Bob was certainly one of the good guys!
Ginny Adams and Mike Watcher
Friend
December 7, 2021
Sorry for your loss.
Todd Llewellyn, Kelly Miller
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December 7, 2021
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