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Robert G. Pender

April 14, 1944 ~ January 17, 2018 (age 73)
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A candle was lit by Nanette Quatchak-Heinbach on January 17, 2018 10:54 AM
Message from Nanette Quatchak-Heinbach
January 17, 2018 11:10 AM

Margie - I am so sorry to hear about Bob. The two of you were the first ones to welcome me to St. Kilian's through your Bible Study class. Bob was always so warm and welcoming. And he always made me laugh and feel special.
The two of you shared a beautiful bond and your marriage was an inspiration for all.
Please know how many prayers are being said for you and how the Holy Spirit is right beside you to help you through this.
Let us rejoice in the everlasting peace Bob has found now with our Heavenly Father and may you find comfort in that thought.
I love you, Margie! May God bless you.
~nanette
Message from Betsy Pfendler
January 17, 2018 11:59 AM

Dearest Margie - I'm so sorry for your loss. Bob was such a wonderful, loving, kind man, husband and father. My prayers for you and your family. And you know he would want you to take care of yourself! He is resting in Jesus' loving arms.
Message from JO ANN MASON
January 17, 2018 1:37 PM

Dear Margie,

My heart aches. I'm so sorry for your loss, but I know how much you have all been through, with Bob's long cancer battle. You were so blessed to have, Bob. I've never met a finer gentleman. I loved the time I got to spend with him at work, and at our classes at CCAC. I'm sue, Bob, will be welcomed into heaven by many friends. May he rest in peace, and may you and your family, be surrounded in God's healing light.
Message from joseph mroz
January 17, 2018 6:53 PM

He WILL be missed so deaply, he and aunt Marge took me in and raised me when I lost my mother, his sister.... Charlotte
And for that I will ever be grateful
I can't ever remember any time he wasn't happy
I LOVE YOU UNCLE BOB!!
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A candle was lit by Carolyn Mroz on January 17, 2018 7:02 PM
Message from Carolyn Mroz
January 17, 2018 7:14 PM

Uncle Bob was always so funny and kind. I am so happy for the many happy memories from my visits. Aunt Marge I am so sorry for your loss. Sending prayers and love.
Message from Nicole Briggs
January 17, 2018 9:46 PM

So deeply sorry to hear the news. You all have our deepest and sincere sympathy. I pray that God provides comfort and peace that passes all understanding.
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A candle was lit by Gary, Lisa, Gary, Rachel, Alisa on January 17, 2018 11:24 PM
Message from FRANK S SHOEMAKER FAMILY Lenzner Tours co-worker
January 18, 2018 10:24 AM

So sorry for your loss... May the Lord give yunz strength to get through this time in your lives...I will always remember all the good times we had on trips together... 🕯
Message from Linda
January 18, 2018 11:29 AM

Many years ago I was an aspiring children's book author. Every month Bob would pack my manuscripts at the bulk mail center and wish me luck. "I bet you are a great writer and you will be published". His encouragement inspired me to keep writing. Bob was a wonderful person.
May God comfort you during this difficult journey.
Message from Patsy A. Bibbo
January 18, 2018 12:20 PM

I worked with Bob at Lenzner Coach Lines.. He was always a kind and gracious man to everyone he was around. I am glad I had the opportunity to have known Bob.. My prayers for spiritual healing to the family
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A candle was lit by Thomas on January 18, 2018 12:50 PM
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A White Lantern Arrangement was ordered on January 18, 2018

Message from Richmond, Virginia
January 18, 2018 5:05 PM

Dear Margie,
My heart aches for you! And it aches for all of us who had the great, good fortune to know Bob. To know him was to love him! He truly was the kindest, gentlest man., the best! And he always made me smile and laugh with his wonderful sense of humor. When I first met the two of you I knew how you would have a big impact on my life. The two of you were the perfect couple. I will never ever forget Bob. Please know that you are in my prayers. Love you! Ulli
Message from Mike, Holly & Matthew Pender
January 18, 2018 5:38 PM

Our condolences to Aunt Marge, Kate & Bob.... Uncle Bob was such a positive person, he always brought a smile, .... he will be missed dearly...
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A candle was lit by Mike, Holly & Matt Pender on January 18, 2018 5:38 PM
Message from Kelly and Don Minniear
January 18, 2018 6:29 PM

Uncle Bob will always be remembered by me with his big smile and shining eyes. He was always happy and fun to be around. God bless you and your family Aunt Marge.
Love, Kelly and Don
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An If Tears was ordered on January 18, 2018

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A 30 was sent on January 19, 2018

With our deepest sympathy, Love, Mary and Gene Barber

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A candle was lit by Mary and Gene Barber on January 19, 2018 1:15 AM
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A candle was lit by Marcy, Rudy & Nolan Schelly on January 19, 2018 2:23 PM
Aunt Margie, Kate, Bob and All the family,
I am sorry we cannot be there to hug you - we send our love to you in much prayer.
I am relieved that His fight is over. Praise God! I am sad to not have fun times with him anymore. He took to this illness with such courage, I will miss him.
God Bless you all for being there for him and encouraging him. I know it has been a rough journey. I have so many favorite memories with you all birthday parties, hikes "dahn by the crik" and riding bikes, and one favorite time when Uncle Bob took my Dad and me fishing. Now, there was a lot of complaining about letting me come along with all the guys, I was 8 or 9, I think. Uncle Bob somehow convinced everyone to let me join them and told them he even had a life jacket to fit me. That fishing trip at Hartwood Acres was so cool - I had the chance to experience why he loved fishing so much; the sun, peaceful waters and being in nature -All of these things were built into his character and I grew to identify him through that experience of such calm and peace. It was so much fun and I smile to share such a warm memory of him and know that he is smiling back. Praise God for you Aunt Margie and Uncle Bob, I am one lucky niece & cousin. Hugs!
Message from Jeff and Leslie Blacksmith
January 19, 2018 6:31 PM

Margie, Kate, and Bobby. We are so sorry to hear about Bobs passing. Bob was a great person. I have many great memories of him. May he Rest In Peace.
Message from Bob, Connie, Christine, Robbie and all the Kaylor family
January 19, 2018 6:52 PM

Margie, Bobbie and Katie and families
I can not begin to tell you how sad we are for your loss. We have been friends for almost 50 years and have never lost touch. Our visit last summer was so special to Bob and I and especially to Christine and her family as you and Bob have always been like our extended family. We will miss Bob's jokes and fast combacks especially when he and our Bob got together and kept us on our toes. We will always have "Stella" to look back on and all the New Years Eves we spent together. We love all of you and wish we could be there to give you the hugs that I am sure you are needing right now. Please know that you are in our prayers and that he is no longer in pain. We will be talking soon.
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A candle was lit by Rob ONeal on January 20, 2018 8:36 AM
Message from Rob ONeal
January 20, 2018 8:41 AM

You will be missed, Bob! Enjoyed our many talks, trips, and working together
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A candle was lit by Gary Redmond on January 22, 2018 12:45 PM
Message from Natalie
January 25, 2018 12:50 PM

I am so sorry for your loss. May God comfort your mourning hearts. I pray that you find comfort in Revelation 21:3-5. This scripture paints a picture of a world that is very different from what we see today. A world with no more sickness, pain or death...and it's not a dream, it is a promise from God. He promises to reverse the effects of death and resurrect your precious one. You will never have to say a painful goodbye ever again!
(John 11:11-14, 41-44; John 5:28, 29) jw.org
Message from Matt Flynn
January 31, 2018 9:25 AM

Hi Margie,
I wanted to reach out as I was so very sorry to hear about Bob's passing. I have such fond memories of Bob captaining our bus trips at Vincentian. Such a wonderful man and I couldn't be more appreciative of his support during my high school years. Me and my buddies have such fond memories of Bob carting our teams around. He was a true and loyal fan :) He will be missed greatly by all of us. Sincerely - Matt Flynn
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