Obituary Notice: Robert J. Roos

Obituary Notice: Robert J. Roos (Provided photo)

Obituary Notice: Robert J. Roos (Provided photo)

Robert J. Roos, 76, of Clearfield died Sunday, Oct. 2, 2016 at his home.

Mr. Roos was born July 24, 1940 in Lanse, the son of Herbert E. and Helen E. (Bowdenshock) Roos.

He was a retired sheet metal worker.

Mr. Roos was affiliated with the Grassflat-Lanse Lutheran Church.

He was a member of the Drivers and Owners Racing Association.

Mr. Roos enjoyed hunting and was an avid fisherman making many trips to Canada.

He also had a passion for racing and driven race cars at many of the local tracks throughout Pennsylvania and Maryland.

He is survived by a daughter, Lonna J. Lombardo and her husband, Charles of Clearfield and two grandchildren, Robert C. and Tia J. Lombardo.

Mr. Roos was the last member of his generation. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Martha J. “Martie” (O’Dell) Roos, who died March 30, 2016 and to whom he was married April 10, 1962; and a sister, Lois Roos.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Bennett & Houser Funeral Home Inc. of Clearfield with Pastor Scott Schultz officiating. Burial will be at Grassflat-Lanse Lutheran Cemetery.

Friends will be received from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. and from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Wednesday and from 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society, 26 S. Second St., Suite 102, Clearfield, PA 16830 or the charity of the donor’s choice.

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