Robert J. Stricker

September 17, 1932 ~ August 1, 2021 (age 88)


Robert J. Stricker of Laureldale passed away on August 1, 2021 at Manor Care. Robert was the husband of the late Mary Lou (Gernert) Stricker whom he married on March 27, 1957.
Born September 17, 1932 in Wernersville, PA Robert was the son of the late Roy and Eva (Yoh) Stricker. 
Robert grew up on a farm and helped his family with daily farming tasks and worked in various positions over 40 years. He was lastly employed at Butler Gas in Reading, PA. He also served in The United States Armed Forces from 1955 to 1957.
He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends and was an avid woodworker. He was a volunteer firefighter for the Good Will Fire Co. in Hyde Park in his younger years. 
Robert is survived by five children: Sam, husband of Donna Stricker of Hyde park; Eva, widow of Eric Fox of Fleetwood; Cindy, wife of Robert Palmertree of Shillington; Connie, wife of Kevin Zerbe of Bernville; and James, husband of Kim Stricker of Bernville.
He is also survived by 7 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. 
Services will be private and at the convenience of the family
In lieu of flowers, Contributions can be made to Rosedale UCC Memorial Fund 1301 East Bellevue Avenue, Reading, PA 19605
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