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Robert Breymeier, Jr.


Robert Breymeier, Jr., of Glendale, passed away on Sunday, April 28, 2019 at the Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center. He was born September 21, 1946 in Taylor and raised in Glendale and was the son of the late Robert and Margaret Llewellyn Breymeier.

Robert was a 1964 graduate of Taylor-Moosic High School. After high school, he joined the US Army and served during the Vietnam War from 1966 -1967. Robert served with the 2nd Battalion of the 77th Field Artillery Regiment. He worked at Thompson Consumer Electronics/RCA for 36 years and was employed briefly by Pride Mobility. He retired after 10 years of employment from SCI Waymart, Waymart, PA.

Robert was very active with the Avoca/Dupont Little League, the Duryea Wildcats, and Avoca youth basketball. He was an avid fan of the New York Yankees and the New York Giants. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend and he will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife of 41 years, Antonia “Toni” Deluca Breymeier, who died May 14, 2015 and his brother Ronald L. Breymeier.

He is survived by his sons Robert Breymeier III, of Glendale and Allan and his wife Chasity Breymeier, of Jenkins Twp.; his daughter Tammy Tucker and her husband Steven, of Glendale; his grandchildren Kyle Anthony Breymeier, Candice Emmett and her husband John, and Ashley and Joey Gashi, and a great-grandchild Hailey Emmett. Also surviving are his twin sister, Roberta “Peggy” Turkos, of Dupont, his sister-in-law Carol Breymeier of Glendale and many nieces and nephews.

The family wishes to send a deep heartfelt thank you to the nursing staff at the Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center for their kindness, care and compassion.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, May 2nd at 11:30am at Kiesinger Funeral

Services, Inc., 255 McAlpine St., Duryea with Rev. Michael Shambora of the Moosic United Methodist Church officiating. The AMVET Honor Guard of Greater Pittston will provide military honors. Friends may call on Wednesday evening, May 1st from 5-8pm.

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