Robert P. Price, age 82, husband of Elizabeth C. (Browning) Price, and the late Gloria A. (Yohey) Price, of Maple St., Gilbertsville died Tuesday at his residence.
Born in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. he was the son of the late Walter E. and Loretta (O’Neill) Price.
He was a 1945 graduate of Pottstown High School, and just out of high school he joined the U.S. Marines during WW II. Mr. Price at one time worked as a policeman for the Lansdowne, Pa. police department, and later worked as a custodian for the Pottstown School District. He was a member of St. Andrew United Methodist Church, New Berlinville, and also the Lansdowne Fire Co. He enjoyed traveling with his wife Betty and also enjoyed meeting with his classmates of Pottstown High School Class of 1945 over lunch on a regular basis. Bob was also an avid Phila. Phillies and Eagles fan.
Surviving with his wife is a son; Scott P. Price, husband of Vicki, of Berwick Pa., along with two brothers; Walter W. Price, of Tinton Falls, N.J., and James H. Price, of Pottstown, and a sister; Pamely Hudleson, of Perkiomenville. Also surviving is a grandson; Mark Price.
Funeral services will be 12 noon Saturday at St. Andrew United Methodist Church, 611 Swamp Creek Rd., New Berlinville Pa., with the Rev. Robb Faller, officiating. Burial will be in the St. Andrew Church Cemetery, New Berlinville. Visitation will be from 11 to 11:45 AM Saturday at the church.
Contributions may be made in his memory to: St. Andrew U.M. Church, 611 Swamp Creek Rd., New Berlinville, Pa. 19545.