The Life of Robert R Bartel
ROBERT R. 'BOB' BARTEL YOUNGSTOWN – Robert R. “Bob” Bartel, 84, died Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012, at Meridian Arms. Born March 22, 1928, in Farrell, Pa., he was the son of Martin and Sara (Miller). Bob lived most of his life in the area. He was a truck driver and had worked for Century Foods, Loblaws, and retired from Exhibitor’s Service. Survivors include his wife of 65 years, Betty B. (Bartell) to whom he was married on June 14, 1947; sister Hilda Wike of Hubbard; a sister-in-law, Angeline Bartel; and many nephews and nieces. He was preceded in death by his parents; four brothers, Martin Jr., William, Daniel and Carl; and a sister, Frieda Seech. Funeral services will be held today at 11 a.m. at the Green Haven Memorial Park Chapel, where friends will be received one half hour prior to the service. The family requests that no flowers be sent, but memorials in Bob’s name be made to either the Mahoning County Dog Pound or a charity of one’s choice.