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Robert J. Havrilla

October 9, 1957 ~ February 24, 2020 (age 62)


Robert J. Havrilla, 62, of Hazle Twp., passed away Monday morning at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Hospital after a lengthy illness.  

            Born in Hazleton, he was the son of the late John and Rosalene (Kovalick) Havrilla.

            Robert was a 1975 graduate of Marian Catholic High School.

            He was employed at Edward’s Distribution Services, Hazleton.  

            Robert enjoyed the outdoors and spending time at his cousin Tony’s cabin. But most of all, he loved spending time with his family, especially his nieces and nephews, and great niece and great nephew. 

            Preceding him in death, were his mother, Rosalene (Kovalick) Havrilla and father, John M. Havrilla, who recently passed away on February 2, 2020. 

            Surviving, are his sister Marianne McGettigan and husband Richard, of Tresckow; brothers, Joseph M. Havrilla, of Fort Mill, SC; Michael J. Havrilla and wife Maureen, of Round Rock, TX; and John R. Havrilla, of Chapel Hill, NC; nieces and nephews, Amanda McGettigan, Patrick McGettigan, Jamie Thomas and husband Wayne, Sean Havrilla and husband Matthew Gutierrez, and Casey Havrilla; great-niece and nephew Paige Thomas and Zach Thomas; and many aunts, uncles and cousins also survive.

            A calling hour will be held Saturday from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Damiano Funeral Home Inc., Blaine and Cleveland Streets, McAdoo. Interment will be held at the convenience of the family.

            In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Marian Catholic High School, 166 Marian Ave., Tamaqua, PA 18252.            

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Calling Hour(s)
February 29, 2020

10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Damiano Funeral Home, Inc.
24 E. Blaine St.
McAdoo, PA 18237


Marian Catholic High School
166 Marian Ave., Tamaqua PA 18252
Tel: 1-570-467-3335

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