Robert Calvert

Obituary of Robert J. Calvert

Robert J. Calvert, 95, of Lake Winola passed away on May 15, 2020 at his home surrounded by his family. He was preceded in death by his wife Julia Hulbert Calvert. Born in Tunkhannock on November 30, 1924 he was the son of the late Robert C. and Grace Robinson Calvert. He served his country in World War II as a Staff Sargent in the United States Army. Bob was a retiree of Proctor and Gamble as a welder after 20 years in 1987 he then began working for American Asphalt for 20 years. He was a member of the Dennis Strong American Legion, a former member of the Temple Lodge 248 in Tunkhannock now the Nicholson Lodge 438 F & AM, and a member of Kiwanis Club. He was an avid golfer and bowler playing in numerus leagues. Bob is survived by his daughter, Ruby Ann Garnet; brother, Thomas J. Calvert; grandchildren who he raised, Shelia Boyce, David J. Ball, Robbin Purdy (Rich), John E. Ball (Christina), and Lisa Tewksbury (Doug), 11 great grandchildren, 3 great-great grandchildren; best friend and brother in law, Marshall Kasson. In addition to his wife he was preceded in death by brother, Kenneth and Orvel Calvert; sisters, Helen Barton, Jean Mottillo, Anna Milici, and Arlene Calvert. Due to the current restrictions a private family funeral will take place with interment in Vosburg Cemetery. Those of you who may wish to attend Bob’s funeral service can join the family online for a livestreamed service at 12:00 PM on Tuesday May 19, 2020 at under Robert J. Calvert’s tribute page. Arrangements and care entrusted to Sheldon-Kukuchka Funeral Home, Inc. 73 W. Tioga St. Tunkhannock, PA 18657.
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