Robert A. "Spot"ì³Œ Wassum, 84, of Slatington passed away Thursday, October 31, 2013 in his home. He was the husband of DeLoris L. "Dollie"ì³Œ (Shoemaker) Wassum, they celebrated their 62nd wedding anniversary last December. Born in Slatington, he was the son of the late Amos T. & Margaret J. (Parry) Wassum. He was a US Army veteran serving during the Korean War, stationed in Ethiopia. Bob worked for the former Bell Telephone Co. for 45 years before retiring in 1997. Bob was a life long member of St. John Lutheran Church, Slatington. He was a member of the Slatington Skeet Club, the American Legion Post 16, Moose Lodge and was an avid pool shooter, shooting competitively into his early 80's.
Survivors: Wife, son, Eric S. and wife Connie Wassum of Slatington, daughters, Lynn L. Wassum of Slatington , Tina M . wife of Wayne C. Bell of Fredericksburg, VA, grandchildren, Robert J. Wassum, Rebekah L wife of Shawn A.. Meier, Tara E. Bell, great grandchildren, Grace & Jackson Meier.
Memorial Service: 6:00pm November 4, 2013at St. John's Lutheran Church, 40 S. Second St, Slatington. Arrangements, Harding Funeral Home, Slatington.
Contributions: To St. John's Lutheran Church Memorial Fund, 40 S. Second St., Slatington, PA 18080