Robert J. Master



On Saturday, February 6, 2021, Robert J. Master, loving husband, father and grandfather, passed away at age 86 at Riddle Village.

Bob was born on November 6, 1934 in Collingdale, Pa. to George and Marcella (Lafferty) Master. He graduated from Collingdale High School and entered the U.S. Air Force in 1952. In 1957 he married his beloved wife, June Leadbeater Master. In 1959 he started his apprenticeship with Sheet Metal Workers Local Union 19. In 1979, along with his nephew, Jim, formed GW Metal Products which was in operation for over 40 years. He retired from the sheet metal business in 1991.

During his retirement, he enjoyed traveling with his wife, golfing with the Gunner Golf Gang, making wood furniture and also spending time with his grandchildren and supporting them in all their endeavors. Bob was well loved by his family and many friends and he was known to tell a great story. Bob is survived by his wife, June, of 63 years, son, Bob (Lisa) Master and granddaughters Krista (Brandon) Thomas, Lindsay (Russell) Nye, Carlee (Sam) Master and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews. Bob was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Jack (Kathleen) Master, George (Kay) Master, sisters Marcella (Jack) McMonigle, Theresa (Jack) McQuade and Sally (John) Warfield.

Visitation will be held at St. Thomas the Apostle Roman Catholic Church in Chester Heights, Pa. on Monday, February 22, 2021, 9:15 - 10:15am. A funeral mass will follow beginning at 10:30 am. Social distancing and face masks will be required. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: St. Jude's Children Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105.