Rev. Mr. Robert J. Bixby Of Orlando, Fl
Rev. Mr. Robert J. Bixby entered into Heaven on Saturday January 26, 2013 following a brief illness. He was born on July 20, 1946 in Susquehanna, PA to Robert and Ellen Bixby. He was a member of Mary Queen of the Universe Shrine Catholic Church in Orlando, FL. He worked at the World Center Marriott where he was affectionately known as “Segway Bob.” He was a member of the Knights of Columbus and the American Legion. He served in the Army Reserve and Army as a Drill Sergeant in Fort Leonardwood, MO. He is predeceased by longtime friend, John, and his father Robert Bixby. Survivors include his mother, Ellen Bixby, of Susquehanna; sisters Ann Marie Lee (Joe) and Mary Norris (Chris) both of Susquehanna, Kathy Gaworecki (Rick) of Johnson City; brothers, Dale Bixby of Binghamton, NY., John Bixby (Sharon) Forest City, PA., Joseph Bixby (Rose) of Lenoxville, PA., and Steve Bixby (Jen) of Susquehanna. He is also survived by aunts and many cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends. The family would like to thank friend Tim Dent and nieces, Sally Bixby and Danielle Biesecker, for the kindness and care they gave to their FUB (favorite Uncle Bob.). The family will receive friends at the Hennessy’s Funeral Home 747 Jackson Ave. in Susquehanna, PA on Friday, Feb. 8 from 6-8 PM.