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Robert R. Shick, Sr.

January 16, 1949 ~ June 13, 2018 (age 69)

Robert R. Shick, Sr., 69, of New Tripoli, PA.  passed away in his residence on June 13, 2018. He was the husband of Jan E. (Fetherolf) Shick, with whom he celebrated 28 years of marriage in September of 2017.  Born in Bucks County, PA. he was the son of the late Raymond and Miriam (George) Shick.  Bob was a 1968 graduate of Quakertown High School.  He was formerly employed as a truck driver, a roofer, a clerk at Weis Markets, Schnecksville, PA., and most recently, he worked for KRE Security in Hamburg, PA.  Bob was an avid volunteer for the Lynnport, New Tripoli, and Kempton Fire Companies, as well as, the Lehigh County Fire Police Association.  In addition to his loving wife, survivors include a son, Robert R. (Jen) Shick, Jr. of Fleetwood, PA.; grandchildren, Brett and Brittany; great-grandchildren, Mya and Landon; sister, Catherine Smith-Swanger of Walnutport, PA.; a niece, Brenda Snyder and two nephews, Kendall Galusha and James Painter. He was predeceased by two sisters, Mary Billiard and Linda Towich.  Bob’s memorial service will be held on Saturday, June 23, 2018 at 11:00 AM. in the Robert S. Nester Funeral Home, 8405 Kings Highway New Tripoli, PA 18066, with a calling period to begin at 9:30 AM.  Rev. Scott L. Shay will officiate.  In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in Bob’s name to either the Lynnport Fire Company and/ or the New Tripoli Fire Company sent to the funeral home’s address above.  

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