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Robert F. Recker, Jr.

April 27, 1951 — December 29, 2021

Robert F. Recker, Jr., age 70, of North Huntingdon died Wednesday, December 29, 2021. He was born in Sherman, Texas on April 27, 1951 and is the son of the late Robert F. Recker, Sr. and Donna L. Robertson.

He attended Lock Haven University, earning a bachelor’s degree in social work. He served in the U.S. Navy and was a veteran of the Persian Gulf War. Prior to his retirement, he worked for the VA Hospital for many years. He enjoyed spending time outdoors, particularly hiking, kayaking and fishing. He was an avid reader of history books and enjoyed listening to music.

He is survived by his daughters, Samantha (Jason) Cortassa of Edmond, Oklahoma and Bridey Recker of Sunnyvale, California; granddaughters, Claire and Anna Cortassa; sister, Susan Recker of McKeesport; and brother, John Recker of McKeesport.

Family and friends will gather at Strifflers of White Oak Cremation and Mortuary Services, 1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131 (Sue Striffler Galaski, supervisor, 412-678-6177) on Monday, January 3, 2022 from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. with services following at 4:00 p.m. with Pastor Charles Owston officiating.

The family and our team members appreciate that all visitors follow appropriate guidelines of social distancing and wearing of masks. We thank you for your cooperation and understanding. The family also wants everyone to know that they completely understand if anyone is not comfortable with visiting and paying their respects during this time.

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Sunday, January 3, 2021

1:00 - 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

Strifflers of White Oak Cremation & Mortuary Services, Inc.

1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131

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