Robert Clinton “Bob” Mort, 77, of Minersville
PA passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, October 21, 2020. He was born
April 16, 1943 in Butler Township, Schuylkill County, the son of the late
Clinton J. and Dorothy Delcamp Mort.
He graduated from Ashland High School and
received his bachelor’s degree from Williamsport Community College. Bob was
employed as an electrical engineer for most of his life with
Bob served his country in the United States
Army from 1965 – 1970.
He was a member of American Legion #40,
Danville Moose, VFW Post #298, Continental Fire Company; all of Danville PA
and Southside Fire Company in Riverside PA. His other memberships included
the Hamburg Game Association.
One of Bob’s greatest enjoyments in life was
being an Amateur Ham Radio Operator which included traveling to many Ham
Fests all over the country, including Florida, New Jersey, and Ohio. He
also was a great collector of guns, cars, and watches. Bob loved animals.
He will be remembered as a “good guy” and generous soul who was always
helping others whenever he saw the need. Bob was also well known for his
storytelling and many will greatly miss those detailed stories.
He is survived by one son, Robert Joseph Mort
and his wife Niki of Ocoee Florida and one daughter: Janell Mort of
Fullerton CA. Also surviving is one grandson, Todd Gerding of Orlando
He is also survived by his stepdaughter,
Melissa Reichard, and her husband Harrison as well as his granddaughter,
Zoe; all of Shoemakersville PA and his stepson, Donald Smith and his
daughter, Heidi of Reading PA. He is also survived by his companion, Diann
Jordan of Riverside PA.
A Celebration of Bob’s life will be held at a
Memorial contributions may be made to Danville
American Legion Post 40 Honor Guard 425 Northumberland Street Danville PA
17821 or the Danville SPCA 1467 Bloom Road Danville PA 17821.
Arrangements are under the direction of Visneski Funeral Home, Inc. 42 West
Mahoning Street Danville PA 17821.
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