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Robert Joseph Zeiner

March 21, 1931 July 31, 2020
Robert Joseph Zeiner
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Robert J. Zeiner, 89, formerly of Coplay passed away July 31,2020 at Gracedale due to complications after Covid -19. He was the husband of Janet (Reed) Zeiner since 1990. He was also the widower of Elizabeth (Lebar) Zeiner who passed in 1983 after 28 years of marriage.

Born in Bethlehem, he was the son of Alex P. and Monica M. (Gehringer) Zeiner.
After graduating from Liberty High School, Bob served our country with the U.S.Navy. Starting at Bethlehem Steel, he then worked most of his career at Mack trucks becoming a supervisor in the tire department. He later earned his Associate’s degree in Accounting at LCCC. He also became a postal carrier in Egypt and Health Inspector for Coplay Borough.

As a young man, Bob was a member of the B.R.O.N.C. service club with life-long friends. He served his community through volunteering with the Mack Fire Brigade, Coplay Fire Company and Fire Police and manning the grill for the Fire Company breakfasts. Bob was a faithful member and dedicated usher at St. Peter’s Roman Catholic Church. He also enjoyed bowling with the former Rose Bowl league with his sons Bob and Mike and niece Roseanne.

Family: wife Janet. Sons- Robert Jr. of King of Prussia, John (Diane) Coplay, Michael (Carole Beagle) Canonsburg, Stephen (Yvonne Albright) Phoenixville. Daughters- Mary Ellen (Ron) Asteak of Easton and Donna (Charlie) Schmehl of Allentown. Brothers-Alexander J. (Barbara) and David (Cheryl) Zeiner. Three grandsons and five granddaughters, five great-grandsons and two great-granddaughters will miss their Pop-Pop.

Bob was pre-deceased by his wife Liz, his sister Marie Cochios and infant sister Joan.A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 AM on Saturday, August 8, 2020, at St. Peter’s Roman Catholic Church at 4 S 5th St, Coplay, PA 18037. A visitation will be held from 9:00-10:00 AM in the church. Burial will follow at Resurrection Cemetery in Allentown with arrangements entrusted by Brubaker Funeral Home, Inc. of Coplay. Please kindly wear a mask and observe social distancing.

In Lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society at P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123 or St. Peter’s R.C.C. Church at the above address.

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Visitation

Saturday

8

Aug

9:00 AM 8/8/2020 9:00:00 AM - 10:00 AM 8/8/2020 10:00:00 AM
St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church

4 S. 5th Street
Coplay, PA 18037

St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church
4 S. 5th Street Coplay 18037 PA
United States

Service

Saturday

8

Aug

10:00 AM 8/8/2020 10:00:00 AM
St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church

4 S. 5th Street
Coplay, PA 18037

St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church
4 S. 5th Street Coplay 18037 PA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Resurrection Cemetery Final Resting Place

547 N Krocks Rd,
Allentown, PA 18106

547 N Krocks Rd, Allentown 18106 PA
United States

Memorial Contribution

American Cancer Society

St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church

4 S. 5th Street
Coplay, PA 18037
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