Robert Beegle Beegle
80, Richland, died January 23, 2020 at Windber Hospice. Born January 26, 1939 in Johnstown son of Mark S. and Betty (Berkey) Beegle. Preceded in death by parents, daughter Roberta L. Marks; brother Ronald Beegle. Survived by wife of 60 years Rose Marie (Kristoff); daughter Denise married to G. Scott Marks; son-in-law David Marks; sisters Elaine married to David Peterson, Frances married to Simon Nader and numerous nieces and nephews. Member of St. Patricks Catholic Church. He retired after 46 years service from Penn Machine Co. He is a life member of Ferndale Sportsmen's Association and Oakland Volunteer Fire Company, where he was past president and assistant treasurer. He and his wife enjoyed bus trips to area casinos, fishing and reading. The family would like to thank Dr. Warshel and all of the angels at Windber Hospice. Friends will be received Sunday from 3-7 at Henderson Funeral Home East Hills, 2503 Bedford Street. A funeral mass will be held Monday at 11 am at St. Patricks Catholic Church, Fr. Walter Moll. Entombment Richland Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Windber Hospice in his honor.
Published on January 24, 2020


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Larry and Becky Harrington
Jan 26, 2020
Denise....and family ~our sympathy for your loss...may God bless and comfort you in this difficult time!
Rose Bagley
Jan 25, 2020
My thoughts and prayers are with the Beegle, Nader, and Peterson families. Also, for all the nieces and nephews. May he Rest In Peace.
Mark Beegle/Irene Beegle
Jan 25, 2020
Aunt Rosie,
Mom and I are so sorry to hear about uncle Robert and want you to know you are in our thoughts and hearts during your time of loss.
I'll always have fond memories of that great man...
Simon Nader
Jan 25, 2020
Robert was a very HAPPY man. Calm and reserved, he always radiated his love for his family, city and country. Being with him was always rewarding and pleasant. The first time I met him in 1974 when Frances introduced me to him and we were not engaged yet. He eloquently put me through a rigorous test and asked me "point blank" if I was interested in his sister. I told him that I was in love with her and we were planning to be engaged soon. He then asked me a very valid question that taught me a valuable lesson for the rest of my life. He said. "it is always good to be in Love but the question is how to sustain that love for the rest of your life with my sister. Are you sure you are going to b...e able to support her and the family that you will have in the future?". From that day on Robert became my best friend. When Frances would call him or when he would occasionally call, he will always ask first:"How is Sam doing?", because the Beegle family initially nicknamed me SAM and I was OK with it. What I liked about Robert is his love for his train collection, the way he has his garage and basement so well organized and clean. Believe me even in the worst snow storm, you will not see Robert's car dirty. He had it always shining. When we would get together for the Beegle family reunion, he would be the first one to challenge anybody for a horse shoe game and he was the best at it. If Robert was that good in those little things I noticed, I am confident that he also excelled at his regular job for 46 years and his volunteering at the firehouse. I will never forget Robert. He was a great and very calm man. My deepest sympathy to his lovely wife of 60 years(He was able to sustain his love for that LONG!!!) and to his wonderful daughter Denise and the rest of the family, and for his sister Elaine and her family. I am happy that he is having a good time with his daughter Robin, grandma Beegle, Mark and Ronnie. Rest In the Peace of the Lord Robert.Read more
Paul Abi Nader
Jan 25, 2020
My Uncle Robert will be greatly missed. I fondly remember visiting him during family vacations when I was a boy. I will never forget his model train set. Every time I see one I think of my Uncle Robert. Love you and journey well to our ancestors. May God rest your soul.
Frances and Simon Nader
Jan 25, 2020
Farewell Dear Brother Robert. May the Lord rest your Soul.
You were a Great Brother and I will miss family time spent together. Time and distance cruel to prevent more. I will remember your Great "style". Those unique rolled under long sleeve shirts, rolled up jean bottoms, white cotton socks and loafers. I imagine the sleeves came from your life's work as a draftsman in an era when pencil and paper were the standard. You gave good advice and were sure of your values and convictions and could defend them convincingly. I will miss our conversations about so many topics. Giving up phone calls will be hard. I wish I had asked more questions of you, like " Why doesn't your hair ever turn gray"
...? I will miss your stories and reminiscing about "Mom's" pies over coffee.
You were a Great Husband and I admire your 60 years with your wonderful Wife, Rose. A Greater Dad couldn't be found and I pray God brings comfort to Rose and Denise, Scott, and Dave.
Our children knew you as a Great Uncle and fondly remember family picnics and visits to Uncle Rob's model train display.
So now with the suffering ended and the reward for a good and decent life lived to come, I see you with your Sweet Robin, Mom, Dad, and Ron.
My memories will live with me.
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