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Robert J. Panella Sr., 88, longtime resident of Southampton, NJ and Philadelphia, PA passed away peacefully on Thursday, November 11, 2021.

Robert was the beloved husband of Katherine Panella (nee Sassaman) for 64 years; loving father of Sue Norcross, Bob Panella, Jr. (Kitty), Kathy Fletcher (Ken), Lori Cleary (Brian), Denise Kane (Jim); caring grandfather of Lauren Greeby (John); Jackie Wiley (Joe), Allison Turco, Matt Panella (Teagan), Kitty Freeman, Caitlin Panella; Sam Fletcher, and Ryan Fletcher (Brooke); Brian, Stephanie, and Danielle Cleary; Alex MacDonald (Joe), Tori, J.C., and Austin Kane. He is also survived by 10 great grandchildren Marlo, McKayla, (late) Riley, Tristan, Kaden, Logan, Nolan, Phoenix, Sean, Naomi, and Henry. His siblings Phyllis Connors (late Joe) & Joe Panella. Many extended family members and friends who will all miss him dearly

Services for Robert Panella will be held privately by his family. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the veterans society of your choice.

John F. Fluehr & Sons, Inc.

Funeral Home Serving Families Since 1898

3301 Cottman Avenue
Philadelphia PA 19149


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