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Robert Jones Longenecker

September 10, 1929 — December 24, 2023

Wyomissing, PA

Robert Jones Longenecker

Robert J (Bob) Longenecker, 94, passed to the Lord on December 24, 2023.  Son of Harry and Winifred (Jones) Longenecker he was preceded in death by his brother John and sister Alice.


Born in Lansdowne, PA September 10, 1929 Bob spent time in Brookline as a young child and attended Haverford High School. He attended and graduated from Penn State University in 1951 studying ceramic engineering. While at Penn State Bob met Marian, his wife and life partner for the next 70 plus years. 


Originally residing in Paoli, Pennsylvania Bob and Marian ultimately settled in the Reading area in 1980 where they spent over 40 years. Bob spent his later working years as the Chief Executive Officer of KB Alloys, a leader in the aluminum master alloy industry headquartered in Reading.  Bob was a long-time member of Lincoln Park Community United Methodist Church in Reading.   Bob enjoyed golfing and socializing at Waynesborough Country Club in Paoli and Berkshire Country Club in Reading.  He and Marian hosted many home gatherings enjoying the company of family.


Bob is survived by his wife Marian Longenecker of Wyomissing, sister Jane Fuller of Cherry Hill, New Jersey, four children Jeff Longenecker of West Chester, Pennsylvania, Sharon Penhallegon of Selbyville, Delaware, Jane Rosato of Downingtown, Pennsylvania, Eric Longenecker of Exton, Pennsylvania, twelve grandchildren, and seven great grandchildren. 


Memorial Service will be held at Lincoln Park United Methodist Church 1 Carlisle Ave. West Lawn, PA 19609 February 10, 2024 at 11:00 am.  Bean Funeral Homes & Crematory, 3825 Penn Ave. Sinking Spring is in charge of arrangements and online condolences may be made at

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Memorial Service

Saturday, February 10, 2024

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Lincoln Park United Methodist Church

1 Carlisle Ave., West Lawn, PA 19609

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