Robert Stern Nester, 90, of Boyertown, formerly of Ringing Hill, husband of the late Janette T. (Neiman) Nester, passed away on Friday at Chestnut Knoll Assisted living, Boyertown.
Born in Ringing Hill, he was the son of the late Robert and Alice (Evans) Nester.
Robert was a WWII Army veteran who fought in 5 invasions though out the South Pacific where he received many ribbons with multiple bronze stars. He was a member of St. John Hill Church and the Gablesville Sportsman’s Club. He enjoyed fishing in the Delaware Bay, Hunting in Huntington and was a former golfer.
Surviving is his son R. Jay Nester, husband of Gwen, of Boyertown; his daughters Karen Kozak, wife of Frank, of Lewes, DE and Jan Baver, wife of Brian, of Boyertown; his brother Stern Nester of Pottstown, his sister LeAnna Wagner of Pottstown; grandchildren Jamie and Chad Kozak, Taryne Carey and Jarett Baver, and great grandchildren Addyson Hornak and Evan Carey. Along with his wife and parents, he is predeceased by his sisters Elanor Yergey and Georgieanna Price.
A Funeral service will be Thursday, 11:00AM at St. John Hill Church, 620 Hill Church Road, Boyertown with Rev. Barry Moyer officiating. Visitation will be Thursday from 10:00AM to 10:45AM at the church. Burial will follow in Union Cemetery, Boyertown.
Memorial donations may be made in Robert’s name to St. John Hill Church, 620 Hill Church Road, Boyertown, PA 19512 for the upkeep of the church.