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Robert M. “Bob” Rzasa, age 78, of Huntington, passed away peacefully at his home Monday, March 22, 2021, at 2:17 am, surrounded by his loving family. He served in Vietnam as a United States Marine, worked at Wayne Metals in Markle for 26 years and then retired from Majestic in June 2006. He was a member of Huntington VFW Post #2689, and American Legion Post #777. Bob was known for his gift of making people laugh.
Bob was born January 30, 1943, in Johnstown, PA, a son of Stanley A. and Josephine (Saloney) Rzasa. On June 3, 1967 he married his beloved wife of 49 years Patty L. Long in Johnstown, PA. She passed away March 18, 2017. He is survived by a son Robert M. (Kristi) Rzasa of Markle, 3 daughters Connie Biehl of Fort Wayne, Terri Rzasa of Salem, AL, and Kristina Dorety of Philadelphia, PA, grandchildren Dustin Rzasa, Brooke Araujo and Carly Rzasa, numerous great-grandchildren, 2 sisters Mary Jane (Lou) Stormer of Jennerstown, PA and Cindy Lou Costa of New Mexico. He was preceded in death by a brother Stanley Rzasa and son-in-law John Dorety.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, March 24 from 2-8 pm at Deal-Rice Funeral Home- Huntington Chapel and Thursday March 25 form 9-10 am preceding the 10:00 am funeral service at the funeral home. Father Tony Steinacker will officiate. Burial will follow in Gardens of Memory, Huntington County. VFW Post #2689 will provide graveside military honors.
In lieu of flowers preferred memorials are to St Jude Children’s Hospital, Helping Paws Cat Adoption Center, Huntington, or VFW Post #2689 c/o Deal-Rice Funeral Homes, 338 E. Washington St., Huntington, IN 46750.
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