Robert Kilbert

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Robert Kilbert

March 21, 1927 - August 05, 2018

Robert "Bob" Kilbert, 91, of Hermitage passed away Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018, in his residence.
Mr. Kilbert was born March 21, 1927, in Sharon, a son of the late George and Elsie (Penfield) Kilbert. He attended Sharon High School and served in the U.S. Navy as a pharmacist mate.
Bob was president of the former Kilbert Brother's Plumbing and Heating for 40 years. He then worked for Plumbers & Steamfitters Association, Local 47, as a master plumber and helped build the Beaver Valley Power Plant 2.
Following his retirement, he was a prescription deliveryman for Eckert/Rite Aid Drug Stores.
Bob was a member of East Side Church, Sharon. He was also a member of the Plumbers and Steamfitters Association and received the honorable 50 Year award. Years earlier, Bob was a swimming instructor at St. John's pool in Sharon and was a member of the Polar Bear Club. A master craftsman, he enjoyed making wood furniture and toy games.
His wife, the former Lilyan Mae Phillips, whom he married Feb. 14, 1948, passed away June 12, 2015.
Surviving is a daughter, Donna S. Kilbert of Wadsworth, Ohio; a son, Donald R. Kilbert of Hermitage; three grandchildren, Jennifer L. (Alexander) Pytlarz of Reston, Va., Christopher (Nikole) Kilbert, of St. Albans, W.Va., and Brian (Wiebke) Kilbert, of Midway; three great-grandchildren, Renee Hunter and Lakyn and Layna Kilbert; a sister-in-law, Lois Kilbert of Hermitage; and several nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents and wife, Bob was preceded in death by three brothers, George, William "Bill" and Joseph Kilbert.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Sharon Regional Medical Center Hospice.

Robert "Bob," 91, of Hermitage.
Calling hours: None.
Service: A celebration of Bob's life will be held at a later date. Online condolences may be sent to the family at
Arrangements by J. BRADLEY MCGONIGLE FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY INC., 1090 E. State St., Sharon.
Published on August 7, 2018
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