Raymond R. “Bob” Haladay, age 83, 204 Buckhorn Road, Bloomsburg, died unexpectedly on Friday, April 9, 2021, at the Geisinger Medical Center in Danville.
Born in Cleveland Township, Columbia County on October 21`, 1937, he was a son of the late John L. and Victoria (Welkom) Haladay. Bob was a 1955 graduate of the former Catawissa High School.
He owned Midway Distributors on Route 11 selling sporting goods for 24 years. He also served as a Deputy Game Protector for the State of Pennsylvania for 40 years, retiring in 2002.
Bob was a member of St. Columba Catholic Church, Bloomsburg.
Following high school, he served in the U. S. Army.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Bradley Alan Haladay on November 17, 2001; 8 brothers: Joseph, Michael, John, Frank, Leo, Andrew, Anthony and Edward Haladay; and by four sisters: Cecelia Hess, Martha M. Swisher, Helen Biacchi and Ann Lazicki.
Bob is survived by his wife, the former Jane M. Remener, with whom he would have observed his 60th wedding anniversary on September 16, 2021; a son, Robert T. Haladay, Bloomsburg; three grandchildren: Chelsea Haladay, Nathan Haladay, Chloe Haladay, all of Bloomsburg; a brother, Albert Haladay, Sebring, Florida and a number of nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday at 2 p. m. in St. Columbia Catholic Church, 342 Iron Street, Bloomsburg by his pastor, Monsignor Robert E. Lawrence. Interment will follow in New Rosemont Cemetery, Espy. Graveside military honors will be provided by the combined American Legion and VFW group. The family will receive friends at the Church from 1-2 p. m.
The family will provide flowers. Memorials may be sent to St. Columba Catholic Church.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Dean W. Kriner, Inc., Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 325 Market Street, Bloomsburg.
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St. Columba Catholic Church
342 Iron St, Bloomsburg PA 17815