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Robert C. Read passed away peacefully on the evening of October 9, 2018 at the age of 65, surrounded by family and loved ones at Temple University Hospital. He was born to Alfred and Louise (Womack) Read of Philadelphia. He was a 1972 graduate of Cardinal Dougherty High School and 31 year veteran of Plumbers Union Local 690. Robert was a very energetic, fun-loving man, who enjoyed traveling, arts and crafts, renovation projects, country music, and the Philadelphia Eagles. Robert will be fondly remembered as a devoted father to his children Milissa Eccleston(Cavan), Christopher Read(Maria), Aimee Brown(Dustin), and Jenna Read; dear brother to Stephen (Cindy), Rochelle, Philp, and Donna (Jeff); loving "Pot-Pots" to Owen, Aidan, Ailish, Miranda, Maryse, Brannon, Molly, Sadie, Savannah, and Maeve. He is also survived in the hearts and memories of many other close family members and friends.

Relatives and friends are invited to Robert's Life Celebration on Tuesday, October 16th, beginning at 10:00 a.m., followed by his Funeral Service at 12:00 p.m. at Dean-Geitner-Givnish Funeral Home, 7900 Oxford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19111. Interment at Resurrection Cemetery in Bensalem.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Better Breather's Club, Banner Boswell Memorial Medical Center 10503 W. Thunderbird Blvd., Suite 301 Sun City, AZ 85351.

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  • Better Breather's Club, Banner Boswell Memorial Medical Center
    10503 W. Thunderbird Blvd
    Suite 301
    Sun City, AZ 85351

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Dean/Geitner/Givnish Funeral Home, Inc.

7900 Oxford Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19111
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