Robert H. Michael Sr.

Robert H. Michael Sr.

ALLENWOOD — Robert H. “Bob” Michael Sr., 83, of Allenwood, formerly of Watsontown, passed away Wednesday, May 15, 2019, at Nottingham Village, Northumberland.

Born Nov. 22, 1935, in Scranton, he was the son of the late Victor J. and Ruth Ann (Bodansky) Michael. On Dec. 4, 1954, he married the former Lorna M. Donachy and they have celebrated 64 years of marriage. 

He was a 1953 graduate of Milton High School.

Bob was a former member of Watsontown United Methodist Church and had served on the Watsontown Borough Council. He was one of the founders of the Watsontown “Yard Sale Day,” and an active member of the Scotty Travel Trailers Club.

A talented musician, he played the piano and performed with the Four Notes Band and the Jumping Jacks Band at clubs and weddings. 

He loved camping with his family, cars, fixing things, and woodworking, and he participated in the East Lycoming YMCA Silver Sneakers.

Surviving besides his wife are a son, Bradley S. Michael and his husband, Michael Waupoose of Madison, Wisc.; a daughter-in-law, Audrey Michael of Milton; two grandchildren: Ethan Michael and his wife Laura and Samantha Woltz and her husband Dennis; a great-grandson, Cameron Woltz; two stepgreat-grandchildren; a brother, Victor A. Michael and his wife Judy of Muncy, and several nieces and nephews.

Preceding him in death besides his parents was a son, Robert H. Michael, Jr. who died Sept. 27, 2017.

Family and friends are invited to call from 1 to 2 p.m. Monday, May 20, 2019, at Brooks Funeral Home & Cremation Svc., PC, 124 Main St., Watsontown, where a memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Steven Shirk of the First Presbyterian Church of Milton officating. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions in his memory be made to the East Lycoming YMCA, 50 Fitness Drive, Muncy, PA 17756.