Robert G. "Bob" Stineman, Jr. - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

Robert G. “Bob” Stineman, Jr.

August 11, 1950 - June 7, 2018

Robert G. Bob Stineman, Jr., age 67, of New Castle, DE, passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 7, 2018.

Born in Philadelphia, PA on August 11, 1950, he was a son of the late Dr. Robert G. and Margery (Hall) Stineman, Sr.  Bob dedicated his career as Chief of the Nuclear Medicine department at St. Francis Hospital and retired in 2016 after more than 40 years of service.

A friend to the community, Bob was past President of Delaware State Ambulance Association, New Castle County Fire Police and Delaware State Fire Police Association.  He was a life member of Christiana Fire Company as well as a member of Washington Lodge No.1 A.F. & A.M. in Wilmington and Caesar Rodney Chapter No.8 OES in New Castle.  Bob also served as Past Grand Patron of the Delaware OES.  Above all, he will be remembered as a loving husband, father, brother and dear friend to many.

In addition to his parents, Bob was preceded in death by his sister, Patricia Horvath.  He is survived by his loving wife of 44 years, Brenda (Thompson) Stineman; children, Robert M. Bob Stineman of Philadelphia, Katherine A. Stineman of New Castle and Christian Miles Stineman of New Castle; sister, Margery S. Delollis (George) of Cape May Courthouse, NJ; aunt; nieces; nephews; and cousins; and canine companion, Abbey.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 5 pm until 7 pm on Tuesday, June 12, 2018, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where OES and Masonic Services will begin at 7 pm.  A second visitation will be held from 9 am until 10 am on Wednesday, June 13, 2018, at the funeral home, where a funeral service will begin at 10 am.  Interment will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Bob’s name to Christiana Fire Company, 2 East Main Street, Christiana, DE 19702 or St. Francis Foundation in memory of Robert G. Stineman, Jr., 701 North Clayton Street, Wilmington, DE 19805.


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15 Condolences for Robert G. “Bob” Stineman, Jr.

  • We were deeply saddened to learn of Mr. Stineman’s passing. He was an ardent supporter of his son’s activities at William Penn High School over the years. He always could be counted upon to assist whenever needed. We extend our heartfelt sympathies to the entire family and will be keeping everyone in our thoughts and prayers.

  • Was so sad to learn of Bob’s illness. Prayed that the treatment would work and so sorry that it didn’t. He will be missed. He was a great guy. Let us know if you need anything. 302-376-5059.

  • There are friends, and then there are friends that become part of your family.

    I will miss you an our friendship very much.

    God has our plan worked out for us. Now REST-IN-PEACE my friend.

    Life was meant for good friends and great adventures.

  • Sending condolences to Bob’s family.
    I worked with Bob in Nuclear Medicine many years ago,,,but still remember
    how funny he was!
    Truly sorry for your loss.
    susan beecher hooke

  • My condolences to the family. For over 30 years, Bob has been a friend, mentor and teacher. His dedication to family, friends and the organizations he was a part goes beyond words. Bob will be missed.

  • Bob’s contributions to our community made us safer and confident that help was always there ready to serve. He will be missed but all of the lives he touched will be his legacy.

  • So very sorry for your loss Brenda.

  • So sorry for your loss he was a good man Mike Chris and Berny Amoroso

  • Brenda, my deepest sympathy.
    You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

  • As one of Bob’s fire service friends, and he had many across Delaware, the region and the country, I can truly say he left this world in a lot better shape because of his work to make it better. He never had a bad word to say about anyone and was always the deeper thinker. He was a good man and will be missed by many.

    Prayers of comfort to you, Bob & Kathy.

  • Our thoughts and prayers are with Bob’s family, friends and extended family throughout the surrounding communities fire service. Bob was a man of few words but was so kind to all he met. It was a pleasure working with him at St. Francis Hospital. You will be missed.

  • I am so sorry for your loss. My deepest condolences to Bob, Jr., and all the grieving family and friends.

  • Dear Brenda & kids,

    I was so shocked and saddened to learn of Bob’s passing. I am so truly sorry that you didn’t have more time to enjoy your retirement together. I have known Bob for the past 22 years, having worked closely with him at times. He was a very intelligent man and truly knew his work.

    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. God Bless

    With deepest sympathy,

    Frances Smith

  • Brenda,
    I am so sorry to learn that Bob has passed.
    Please accept my sincere condolences and prayers for you and your children.
    Bob was part of my Radiology world for so many years and I have the fondest memories of him and you.

    With deepest sympathy,
    Karen Studer

  • My thoughts and prayers are with you and the family Bob will be missed by many.