Posted by on September 13, 2020 3:00 pm

Categories: Coal Region Newswire 2 Schuylkill County Obituaries

robert maurer obituary

Robert Charles Maurer, Jr, 73, of Pitman, passed away Saturday, September 5, 2020 at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.

Robert was born in Pitman, PA on December 27, 1946, a son of the late Mabel (Carl) and Robert C Maurer.

He was employed as a sanitation worker and had also worked as a farmer for many years before working at Michael Foods.

He enjoyed reading, listening to music, watching TV and movies and daily Bible reading. He also liked collecting wallets, looking at old farm equipment, sitting on the porch watching hummingbirds, chatting with coworkers at Michael Foods and mowing grass.

Robert is survived by a daughter, Jennifer Maurer-Chatcho, wife of John Chatcho , of Pitman;
a step daughter, Erica Maurer of Pitman; a sister, Evelyn Bowman; and a sister-in-law Carolyn Maurer; as well as nieces and nephews, great nieces and great nephews and great-great nieces and great-great nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, three sisters, Shirley Zeigenfuse, Helen Kissinger and Connie Welker, one brother Ronald Maurer and a nephew Jeffery Maurer.

A graveside service was held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, September 12, 2020 at Zion E.C. Cemetery, Pitman.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Janet Weis Children’s Hospital, 100 North Academy Ave, Danville Pa, 17822 or to Hillside SPCA, Inc., PO Box 233, 51 SPCA Road, Pottsville, PA 17901.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Stephen R. Rothermel Funeral Home, Klingerstown. To sign the online guest book please visit

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