Robert P. Strizak, 72, of Hazleton, passed away on Monday, June 15, 2020, at Frey Village, Middletown. He was the husband of Joanne M. McGeehin Strizak. On February 3rd, they celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary.
Born in Hazleton on March 13, 1948, he was the son of the late Peter and Mary Marusak Strizak. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam Conflict. He was a member of the Christ Lutheran Church in Hazleton, the Elks Lodge 200, and the West Hazleton VFW Post #8253. Bob enjoyed NASCAR, train collecting, his classic cars and he especially enjoyed camping.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his daughter Kelly M. Strizak and her boyfriend Cory Collins and his daughter Valentina.
He was preceded in death by his sister Maena Kerwin.
A memorial service will be held on Friday, June 19, 2020, at 10:30 a.m. at the Christ Lutheran Church, 210 W. Green St., Hazleton. A time for visiting with the family will begin at 10:00 a.m. Interment, with military honors will be held on Monday, June 22, 2020, at 9:00 a.m. at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Hazleton Animal Shelter, 101 N. Poplar St., Hazleton, PA 18201 or to his church.
Kreamer & Lum Funeral Home & Crematory, Jonestown, is honored to serve the family.