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Robert F. “Bob” Litzinger  

Robert F. “Bob” Litzinger

August 16, 1949 – October 12, 2016

Robert F. Litzinger “Bob”, age 67, of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully Wednesday, October 12, 2016 after a 10 year battle with Alzheimer’s Disease.

Born in  Johnstown, PA on August 16, 1949, he was a son of the late Joseph and Dorothy (Brezovsek) Litzinger. Bob was a proud veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving his country during Vietnam. He graduated from Delaware Technical and Community College with an Associates Degree in Bioscience Technology where he was awarded the Zeneca Pharmaceutical Academic Scholarship. Bob was a staff scientist for Quest Pharmaceutical Services until his retirement in 2009.

Strong in his faith, he was a member of Holy Family R.C. Church. In his spare time, Bob enjoyed reading, baking, cooking, and working in his yard. Most importantly, he loved spending time with his son, whether it was attending car shows or sporting events.

Bob is survived by his beloved wife of 36 years, Dianne (Meyers) Litzinger; son, Christopher Litzinger of Newark, DE; brothers, Joseph Litzinger (Elizabeth) of Philadelphia, PA, Patrick Litzinger (Joyce) of Pittsburgh, PA, and William Litzinger (Kathleen) of Burnham, PA; sister, Dorothy Alessi (James) of Rochester, NY; mother and father in-law, John and Loretta Meyers of Johnstown, PA; brother-in-laws; John Meyers (Tammy) of Johnstown, PA, Michael Meyers of Marietta, GA, and Aaron Meyers (Shannon) of Manassass Park, VA; sister-in-law, Roxanne Robine (James) of Florence, SC; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 6 pm until 8 pm on Friday evening, October 14, 2016, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 W. Park Place, Newark, DE. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 am the following morning, Saturday, October 15, 2016 at Holy Family R.C. Church, E. Chestnut Hill and Gender Roads, Newark, DE. Interment will follow in All Saints Cemetery, 6001 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Bob’s name can be made to Holy Family Food Pantry at the address above, or to the Alzheimer’s Association, 399 Market Street, Ste. 102, Philadelphia, PA 19106.

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  1. David and Patty Knapp, October 12, 2016

    Diane and Chris,
    David and I send our dearest condolences. Bob is a good soul and will always be with you both.
    Sincerely,
    David and Patty Knapp

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  2. Bill & Kathy Litzinger, October 13, 2016

    Rest in peace Bob. We love you and will miss you. We are keeping Dianne & Chris in our thoughts and prayers.

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  3. Richard Krumenacker, October 13, 2016

    Deepest condolences to the family. I graduated with Bob from Bishop McCort HS in 1967. Although I haven’t seen him since then, I have fond memories of Bob in the science classes – Biology, Chemistry, and Physics. He always had a light-hearted approach. Again, I am sorry for your loss.

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  4. Charlotte Baker, October 13, 2016

    Dianne,

    I am so sorry to read about your husband’s death. Please know that my thoughts are with you.

    With sympathy,
    Charlotte Baker

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  5. Stan and Janice Walker, October 13, 2016

    Our sincere condolences. I’m glad he slipped away peacefully at the end. Diane and Chris will be in our hearts and prayers. I wish we could be there.

    Reply
  6. Moira Snider, October 13, 2016

    Dianne,

    So sorry to hear about your loss. Thinking of you and your family at this difficult time. Sending hugs!

    Moira Snider

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  7. Kathy Young Stumpo & Anthony Stumpo, October 13, 2016

    Diane,

    I am so sorry to hear of your husband’s death. I will keep you in my prayers.

    With deepest sympathy,

    Kathy and A.J.

    Reply
  8. Michele & Fred Sambor, October 14, 2016

    Dianne & Chris,

    We are deeply sorry for your loss. We will keep you both in our thoughts & prayers.Rest in peace Bob.

    Reply
  9. Sally Anne Facciani/Plotkin, October 14, 2016

    My sincere sympathy and prayers to the family of Bob Litzinger. He was a valued member of our Bishop McCort Class of 1967. May your happy memories bring you comfort.

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  10. Sharon Todd, October 14, 2016

    Dear Diane,

    Thinking of you and your son Chris with sympathy in the passing of your dear husband Bob. May you feel the love of Christ surround you in this difficult time. Sharon

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  11. Donna Barr, October 16, 2016

    So sorry to hear of you husband’s death. Our prayers will be with you.

    Donna (Young) Barr and Ed Barr

    Reply
  12. Tri & Hoa Nguyen, October 16, 2016

    Dear Dianne,

    We are so sorry for your loss. Bob was a sweet and caring man! Our thoughts and prayers are with you and Chris.
    Love,

    Tri & Hoa

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  13. Renee and Carl Renner, October 17, 2016

    Dianne and Chris

    We send our deepest condolences. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers.

    Renee, Carl, Carla, John and Marie

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  14. kathy and andrew livingstone, October 23, 2016

    Dear Dianne and Chris,
    We are so sorry for your loss. Bob was fortunate to have both of you.
    We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers.
    Kathy and Andrew

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