Robert A Abele

March 31st, 1925 to November 17th, 2018

Robert A. Abele, 93, of Port Huron, died Saturday, November 17, 2018 at home.

He was born March 31, 1925 in Detroit, the 15th child of the late Alois and Agnes Abele. He married Emily M. Krapp on August 22, 1946 in Detroit.

Bob was employed as an engineer with F. Jos. Lamb. He served in the U.S. Army during WWII. He was a devoted family man who will be remembered for being very loving and always having a great joke. He was an avid golfer, bowler, boater, member of the Detroit Power Squadron and also taught boater safety and navigation. He loved his Lord, was a member of Holy Trinity Parish, St. Joseph Catholic Church and sang in the church choir.

He is survived by his wife of 72 years, Emily; children, Edmund (Elaine) Abele, John (Michele) Abele, Laurie (Todd) Persells, Marianne (Guy) Schultz and Bette (Bill) Pauzus; grandchildren, Robert (Natalie) Abele, Chris (Allyson) Latosz, Carly (Anthony) DiGasbarro, Melissa (Al) Nita, Stephanie (Jake) Runkle, Kyrsten (Chris) Kippola, Sarah Schultz, Emily and Haley Pauzus; great grandchildren, Anthony and Julia Abele, Ava Latosz, Cole and Gianna DiGasbarro; brother, Gilbert (June) Abele; sister, Margaret “Peggy” Frontier; and many nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be 3-9 p.m. Tuesday in Pollock-Randall Funeral Home. A Scripture Service will be recited at 7 p.m.

Mr. Abele will lie in state at Holy Trinity Parish, St. Joseph Catholic Church from 10:30 a.m. until the time of the Funeral Mass at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, November 21, 2018. The Very Reverend Salvatore Palazzolo KHS will officiate.

Memorials may be made to the Capuchin Soup Kitchen.

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