Posted by on July 2, 2020 4:04 pm

Categories: Schuylkill County Obituaries

Robert F. Hummel, 85 of Pine Grove, passed away on Saturday, June 13, 2020 in Providence Place, Pottsville.

Born on October 31, 1934, in Pine Grove, he was a son of the late Frank and Phoebe Huey Hummel.

Robert was a 1952 graduate of Pine Grove High School and received a BS from the University of Buffalo. Robert was a member of St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, Pine Grove.

He served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War.  He was a member of the Pine Grove American Legion Post #374 and the Pine Grove VFW Post #3432.

Robert was a State Trooper with the New York State Police.

Preceding him in death was his wife, Lorraine Hummel Hummel; a son, Robert Hummel, Jr., and a grandson, John Hummel.

Surviving are three sons, Daniel and wife Donna Hummel of Attica, NY, John Hummel of Rochester, NY,  Michael and wife Patricia Hummel of Bethel; a daughter-in-law Lisa Hummel; six granddaughters, Jessica and husband RJ Baker, Lindsay Hummel, McKenzie Hummel, Desiree Hummel, Breanna Hummel, and Krystal Hummel; eight great grandchildren.

Interment in Schuylkill Memorial Park Cemetery, Schuylkill Haven.

In lieu of flowers, the family would prefer contributions be made to the Pine Grove American Legion Post #374, 42 S. Tulpehocken Street, Pine Grove, Pa. 17963 in his memory.

The H. L. Snyder Funeral Home, Inc., Pine Grove is in charge of arrangements and you may send condolences online at

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