Robert (Bob) F. Pegoretti, 90

October 04, 2017

Robert (Bob) F. Pegoretti passed away peacefully on October 4, 2017 at St. Anne’s Retirement Community with his family by his side. Bob was born in 1927 in Atlas, PA to Louis and Anna (Pinamonti) Pegoretti. He married Mary (Mae Leonard) Pegoretti on June 10, 1950.

Bob attended Township High School in Locust Gap, PA. He was a U.S. Army veteran who served in WWII in occupied Germany. He retired from Armstrong World Industries in 1989 where he worked for 42 years, most recently as Chief Inspector in the Quality Control Department.
He also retired from the PA Liquor Control Board in 1991 where he worked for over 20 years. Bob and his wife were members of The Italian Cultural Society and Guys & Dolls. He was a member of the American Legion and a supporter of the NRA.

He was a devout Catholic who was a long-time member of St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Lancaster where he served as an usher and on various other committees. He volunteered at the church bingo for 32 years, where he enjoyed calling out the winning numbers. Bob loved the outdoors and enjoyed hunting at every opportunity. He was a diehard Philadelphia Eagles and Flyers fan.

Bob was predeceased by all 11 of his siblings. He is survived by his wife, Mae, of 67 years, two daughters, Terry (Teresa) Shelly, wife of David, Manheim, Joy Sharp, wife of Tony, Landisville. Also by two grandchildren, Lauren Mae Grishin, wife of Artem, Tannersville, NY and Matthew Robert Shelly, husband of Tenisha, Bainbridge, and boy and girl twin great-grandchildren, Jane Mae and Nikolai Michael Grishin.

Bob was a loving, supportive and devoted husband, a strong, caring father and a dedicated and fun-loving Pappap to his grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:30am on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, 501 E. Orange St., Lancaster, PA 17602 with Rev. Daniel O’Brien as Celebrant. The family will welcome visitors at the church from 10:30 to 11:30AM, Mass will begin at 11:30AM. Interment will be at St. Anthony’s Cemetery following the church service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Anne’s Retirement Community, 3952 Columbia Ave, Columbia, PA 17512; Parkinson’s Disease Foundation, 1359 Broadway, Suite 1509, New York, NY 10018 or Hospice & Community Care, PO Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604.

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Condolences to the Family

October 30, 2017

Sorry to hear about the passing of Bob my parents John and Connie Zegley always talked highly of him.  May God keep him in his loving care.  Connie Zegley Luttermoser

October 16, 2017

So sorry to hear of your father’s passing, Joy. Thinking of you and your family. Cory and Judy  Minnich 

October 15, 2017

Terry and family:
So sorry to read about your father’s passing. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Fritz Stoner

October 12, 2017

     Very sorry to hear of your Father’s passing.  I lost my Mom two years ago so I know how much you are feeling the loss.  Keep the memories close to your heart amd he will always be with you.
                                                                                                     Joe Segro

October 09, 2017

Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.  He sounded like a wonderful person and heaven rejoices while we are left to mourn his passing.  May the Lord bless you and comfort you as you remenber him these next days and weeks and months. Blessings- Cox family

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501 E. Orange St.
Lancaster, PA 17602
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