Sunday’s Obituary – Robert F. Kindrew – Died 02-June-2006

Relationship to me: 1st cousin, 2 times removed

Robert F. Kindrew’s obituary was posted online June, 4, 2006 in the Pocono Record.


Robert F. Kindrew 

Robert F. Kindrew, 85, of Stroudsburg died on Friday, June 2, at Pocono Medical Center, East Stroudsburg. He was the husband of Evelyn E. Ace Kindrew; they were married on July 13, 1946, and would have celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary next month.

Robert was born May 16, 1921, in East Stroudsburg, the son of the late Edward and Lillian Repsher Kindrew. He was a lifetime resident of Monroe County.

He was a veteran of the United States Army, having served during World War II and receiving the Bronze Star.

Robert is a member of the East Stroudsburg United Methodist Church, Veterans of Foreign Wars in East Stroudsburg, the Loyal Order of the Moose in Stroud Township, and the Timberwolf Association #356 Field Artillery.

He was a lifetime mechanic and owned and operated Kindrew’s Mobil Gas Station on the corners of Prospect and Ridgeway streets in East Stroudsburg for many years. After that he worked for D.G. Nicholas Auto Parts for several years. He also worked part-time at the Moose Lodge in Stroud Township for 20 years.

In addition to is wife, he is survived by his son, Randy R. and his wife, Rose, of Stroudsburg; his granddaughter, Mary Kindrew of Stroudsburg; his grandson, Robert Kindrew of Stroudsburg; two brothers, Ralph Kindrew of Lancaster and James Kindrew and his wife, Ruth, of Palmerton; and many nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his brother Charles and his sisters Elizabeth and Dorothy.

He loved his grandchildren and never missed their sporting events. He supported them in everything they did.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 7, at the Joseph J. Pula Funeral Home, 23 North Ninth St., Stroudsburg, with Rev Edward C. Kimes officiating.

Military interment will follow in the Prospect Cemetery, East Stroudsburg. There will be a viewing from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 6, at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association, 212 East Broad St., Bethlehem, PA 18018.


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