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Robert E. "Bob" Mitzel

April 9, 1934 — July 11, 2023

Spring Township, PA

Robert E. "Bob" Mitzel

 

Robert E. “Bob” Mitzel, 89, of Spring Township, passed away Tuesday, July 11, 2023 at 3:35 am at Phoebe Berks Health Care Center.  He was the husband of Lucille M. (Wagner) Mitzel.  Born in Reading, Bob was the son of the late Robert J. and Thelma M. (Goble) Mitzel.  He was a member of St. Peter’s United Church of Christ and was employed by Bell Telephone for 32 years in sales and marketing until his retirement in 1988. Bob helped start the Wilson Century Club in 1976 to support the Wilson Football Programs and was involved for 37 years.  He was very proud of the success of the Wilson Football program.  Bob was very involved in Berks County Softball for 40 years playing, managing and umpiring for 10 years at the PIAA level.  He enjoyed helping to coordinate his high school reunions for the Class of 1952 at Wilson High School.  Bob played on 4 championship softball teams with Reading House and Rising Sun programs in the 1950’s and 1960’s and was a member of the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame.  He loved his family and enjoyed spending time together, especially the annual Ocean City Maryland trips. In addition to his wife Bob is survived by his children Robert D. Mitzel husband of Angela M. Mitzel of West Lawn; Jean M. Oney wife of Ted Oney of Phoenix, Arizona; Gary W. Mitzel husband of Linda K. Mitzel of Shillington and his 7 grandchildren Sara, Danielle, Kristin, Heather, Rochelle, Jared, Owen and his 7 great grandchildren Mazie, Myles, Hudson, Olivia, Duke, Brooklyn, Parker.

The family will receive relatives and friends at Bean Funeral Home, 3825 Penn Ave. Sinking Spring, Friday, July 14, 2023 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm. Funeral Service will be held at Bean Funeral Home at 2:00 pm.  Reverend Dr. Kim Stryjak will officiate.  Interment will follow at Pleasant View Cemetery. Online condolences may be made at www.beanfuneralhomes.com

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