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Robert Joseph Strobele, Sr.

Robert Joseph Strobele, Sr. passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 10, 2018, surrounded by his loving family, after a long courageous battle with cancer.  He was 82.  Born in Bristol, son of the late William and Florence Strobele, he was a lifelong resident.  He was the owner/operator of Bug Zappers Exterminating.  Mr. Strobele was a graduate of Bristol High School and excelled on the Basketball team.  He was loved by all those who had the good fortune of knowing him.  

He is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Rita (nee Dugan) Strobele, his children; Renee Virgulti, Robert Strobele, Jr. and Randall Strobele (Marboly) and will be sadly missed by his grandchildren; Joshua Virgulti, Marina Virgulti, Nazzareno Strobele, Michael Battastini (Dileni), Zachary Strobele, Mariah Strobele, Austin Strobele and Juan Puppo.  He is also survived by 2 great-grandchildren; Adrian and Athena and 3 nieces, Linda, Christine and Sandra.  He was predeceased by his brother, Howard Strobele and a sister, Dorothy Vandegrift.

The family would like to thank Bayada Hospice and Pinky Kermeh for the wonderful care they gave to Robert. 

Relatives and friends are invited to attend his Memorial Service on Friday, February 16, 2018, 11:00am at the Wade Funeral Home, 1002 Radcliffe Street, Bristol Borough.  Friends may call Friday 10-11:00am.  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. James the Greater Episcopal Church, 225 Walnut Street, Bristol, Pa  19007.