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James Robert "Bob" Hartzell
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Obituary for James Robert "Bob" Hartzell

James Robert “Bob” Hartzell, 91, of Hopewell Twp., passed away Tuesday, February 13, 2018 in his home.
Born April 12, 1926 in Wheeling, WV, he was the last surviving child of the late James Frank and Zoa (Randall) Hartzell.
Mr. Hartzell retired as an electrical foreman from LTV Steel in Aliquippa, and was a proud U.S. Navy veteran, having served in WWII.
He was a founding member of the Beaver County Special Unit, honoring deceased veterans and their families and a lifetime member of the Hopewell VFW Post #8805, where he served as past quarter master for forty years. Bob conducted “Voice of Democracy” at Hopewell High School, and was very active in local and state V.F,W.’s, serving on various committees.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Elizabeth (Kaufman) Hartzell, and his second wife, Fran (Bruno) Hartzell.
Surviving are four daughters and three sons-in-law, Catherine and Lynn Taormina, Patricia Mandity, Merry (Edward) Eimiller, and Julia (Daniel) Kunzman; a son and daughter-in-law, William “Bill” and Nina Hartzell; his stepchildren, Jan Bruno, Janie (Skip) Gossard, and Amy (Skip) Smith, and many loving grandchildren, and great grandchildren.
Friends will be received Thursday from 4pm to 8pm at Tatalovich Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 2205 McMinn St. Aliquippa, PA. 15001, where the Beaver County Special Unit will conduct military services Friday at 10:45am, followed by a funeral service at 11am, with Rev. Thomas Bonomo, officiating.
Private interment will take place in Woodlawn Cemetery, Aliquippa.
The family would like to express their greatest appreciation to Gateway Hospices nurse, especially JoEllen and Ciara.

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