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Robert P.

Robert P. "Bob" Panek

Aug 23rd, 1929 - May 31st, 2020
  • Birth Date: Aug 23rd, 1929
  • Death Date: May 31st, 2020
  • Funeral Date: Jun 4th, 2020
  • Location: Crestlawn Memorial Gardens, Marriottsville,MD
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Biography: Robert P. "Bob" Panek, 90, of Littlestown, died Sunday, May 31, at Transitions Healthcare, Gettysburg.  He was the widower of Susan Margaret (Ross) Panek who died July 2000.  Born Aug 23, 1929 in Bakerton, PA, Bob was the son of the late Valentine & Frances Panek.  He was a 1947 Bakerton High School graduate where he was Valedictorian. He then moved to Washington, DC and began working for the FBI.  Moving back to PA, Bob graduated from Southeastern University. Later in life he received his Doctorate in Psychology.  Bob retired from NCR as a salesman in the Washington,DC and Baltimore areas. He then bought his own business,Commercial Door Service.

Surviving are his children, Cynthia Panek of Coco, FL; Juliana Panek of Virginia; John "Jack" Panek of Coco, FL; Melanie Boone of Keymar, MD; Kimberly Ann Thomas of Hanover and Brett Panek of Littlestown; his 8 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren; his brother, Alfred Panek of Choctaw, OK and his sister, Mary Frances Panek of Bakerton.  Bob was predeceased by his several brothers and sisters.  He was a member of St. Aloysius Catholic Church, Littlestown.  He loved riding horses, golfing, gardening and outdoor winter sports.  Bob was an avid Redskins fan, enjoyed traveling and spending time with his family.

Graveside Service is Thursday, June 4, at 12 noon in Crestlawn Memorial Gardens, Marriottsville, MD.  Online condolences may be shared on

Jennifer Frenkil
Jun 15th, 2020 6:07 pm
Robert, RIP unto Eternity among the Guardian Angels in Heaven, the sweetest man , I do truly believe this ! May All feel absolutely blessed within your Future days ahead filled with only memories of his best and beautiful times alongside your family Now , I am praying for , Amen ! In his own Loving Memory, I do forevermore cherish his strength shown when he was among Us Left Behind right now, be near Lord, Amen !
Rita Lehman
Jun 4th, 2020 2:13 am
Knew Bob for a long time, Fugawee Trail Rider - Rode horses with him for a long time. Just spoke to him beginning of May he told me he was 90 years old. Does not seem possible. RIP Bob. Hugs Rita

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