Robert Allen Siegel

Service Scheduled for: Monday, Aug. 30 11:00 AM
Died: Aug. 24, 2021
Robert Allen Siegel, 78, of Rehobeth Beach, DE, husband of Elizabeth (Hoffman) Siegel, passed away on Tuesday August 24, 2021 at Beebe Hospital, Lewes, DE.

Born in West Reading, PA, he was a son of the late Joseph Siegel and the late Louise (Deeds) Siegel.

He was a 1960 graduate of West Reading High School where he excelled in sports, a graduate of Albright College with a B.S. in Economics, and a graduate of St. Joseph's University with a masters in Accounting.

Robert was an assistant controller for Agere Systems (formerly Lucent Technologies, Western Electric, AT&T) Reading Works for thirty five years until his retirement.

After retiring he taught at Alvernia College, and Reading Central Catholic High School.

He served in the Navy and served abroad the USS Independence, as part of the fighter squadron 41 known as the "Black Aces".

Robert served as president and volunteer fireman for Kenhorst Fire Company, did volunteer work at the Reading Phillies Stadium, was an avid golfer. He also published a book "Adventures of Jerry the Golf Ball" and "Mystery on Breakwater Trail". Robert was a part time employee at the Cape May Lewes Ferry.

Robert had dashing good looks and a great sense of humor. He loved animals and was a vegetarian.

Surviving besides his wife are two daughters, Connie Stuebner, Reading, Donna wife of Doug Brown, Gilboa, NY; a brother, Donald Siegel and his wife Mary Towner, Pittsburgh, Barbara wife of Gene Messner, Reading, a step son, Nicholas Hoffman, Reading, a step daughter, Jennifer wife of Kyle McDaniel, Philadelphia; five grandchildren, Beth, Jill, Lisa, Tara, Derrick; and seven great grandchildren; six nieces and one nephew.

A funeral service will be held 11:00 A.M. on Monday August 30, 2021 at the Schumacher & Benner Funeral Home & Crematory, 359 King Street, Pottstown. Burial will be in Limerick Garden of Memories. There will be a viewing Monday from 10:00 to 11:00 A.M. at the funeral home.

Contributions may be made in his memory to the National Kidney Foundation www.kidney.org to make a donation.

Arrangements are by the Schumacher & Benner Funeral Home & Crematory, at 359 King St. in Pottstown, PA.

The services will start at the Schumacher & Benner Funeral Home & Crematory.

This obituary was published in the following newspapers:

The Reading Eagle