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Robert Eugene Beaver

March 3, 1927 — August 12, 2013

P. DEAN HOMER FUNERAL HOME 206 WATER STREET PO BOX 1 DUSHORE, PA 18614 TEL 570 928-8163 FAX 570 928-8116 Email Obituary August 12, 2013 Robert E. Beaver, age 86, of Mildred, PA, passed away on Monday, August 12, 2013 at the Wyalusing Personal Care Home. Bob was born in Lopez, PA on March 3, 1927 son of the late Theodore Beaver Jr. & Ruth Dolores Crist Beaver. He graduated from the Cherry Township High School and served in the Army during WWII. He married the former Cherie Thrasher and she predeceased him in 1991. Bob began working for the Endicott Johnson Shoe Mfg. Co. in Mildred, PA and also was the projectionist at the George Gatta’s theaters in Mildred and Dushore and later at the Dushore Drive In. He worked for Penn DOT and after the election changed, he was a delivery driver for Carl Weed, Ed Strickland and Dushore Beverage beer distributors. He then began working for Masonite Corp. in Wysox from which he retired. Bob was a member of the D.O.E. Charge Redeemer Church, Dushore, PA and a member of McDermott Post # 452 American Legion, Mildred, PA and a member of Evergreen Lodge #162 F. & A.M. in Monroeton, PA. Bob was a longtime Republican Committeeman for Cherry Township and was involved as a Boy Scout leader, and volunteered for AAA as a meals on wheels driver. He was an avid St. Louis Cardinal Baseball fan and really enjoyed fishing. Bob was honored in the Voter’s Hall of Fame for not missing an election and was an accomplished bowler and a member of the Bowling Hall of Fame. Surviving: Son: Theodore (Linda) Beaver Lopez, PA Daughter: Bobbi J. (James) Madigan Luthers Mills, PA Brother-in-law: Louis Blasi Mildred, PA A special friend: Roberta Kneller Dushore, PA Three grandchildren: Lisa Sperry, Matthew Beaver, and Gabriel Minnier; three great grandchildren: Holly Sperry, Aiden Sperry and Lauren Minnier; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his son, Robin Beaver in 2006 and a brother, Harold Beaver of Ithaca, NY and a sister, Lorraine Blasi of Mildred, PA. A Memorial Service will be held to celebrate Bob’s life on Saturday, August 17, 2013 at 11:00 A.M. at Redeemer Church, German St., Dushore, with the Rev. Ronald L. Dyer, his pastor, officiating. Friends may call at the church from 10:00 A.M. prior to the service. Members of Evergreen Lodge # 163 F.&A.M. will conduct a Masonic Funeral Service at 10:30 A.M. at the church. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the P. Dean Homer Funeral Home, 206 Water St., Dushore, PA. The family will provide the flowers and request that Memorial Contributions be sent to Redeemer Church, PO Box 284, Dushore, PA 18614. To send condolences or sign the e-guestbook, please go to To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Robert Eugene Beaver, please visit our flower store.


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