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Robert H. Westervelt, Sr.

October 6, 1938 ~ September 6, 2023 (age 84) 84 Years Old


Robert H. Westervelt, Sr., 84, of Spinnerstown, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, September 6, 2023.

Born on October 6, 1938, in Elizabeth, New Jersey, he was the son of the late Seymore and Annie (Hillier) Westervelt.

A graduate of Dunellen High School in New Jersey, Robert went on to study at the University of Pennsylvania where he was a member of Phi Kappa Sigma.  He later received his Bachelor of Science degree from Delaware Valley University. 

He retired from Teleflex after thirty-six years and continued working through his later years with his own tax business.

Outside of work, he was an active member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church of Applebachsville, where he served as their treasurer.  He also served as a volunteer firefighter for the Green Lane Hose Company.

In his spare time, he found joy in bowling, model trains, and water skiing.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his step-mother: Ruth Westervelt; and his son-in-law: Jeff Grego.

Robert will be lovingly remembered by his wife of twenty years: Charyl D. (Snyder) Westervelt; son: Robert Westervelt, II (Wanda); four daughters: Barbara Brown (William), Annie Grego, Suzanne Morrow (Richard); Jennifer Westervelt (Cody); two step-daughters: Denise Kennedy (Keith), and Brenda Davis; and ten grandchildren.

A visitation will be held on Friday, September 15, 2023, from 10:00am until the time of the funeral service, at 11:00am, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church of Applebachsville, 837 Old Bethlehem Road, Quakertown, PA 18951.

Interment will be in the church cemetery.

Arrangements are under the care of the C.R. Strunk Funeral Home, Inc., 821 West Broad Street, Quakertown.

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September 15, 2023

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
St. Paul's Lutheran
837 Old Bethlehem Rd.
Quakertown, PA 18951

Funeral Service
September 15, 2023

11:00 AM
St. Paul's Lutheran
837 Old Bethlehem Rd.
Quakertown, PA 18951


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