Robert D. Coach
Avid Outdoorsman

Robert D. Coach, 76, Mountain Top, died May 6, 2017, in Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.

Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of the late George and Julia Coach. Robert was educated in Hanover schools and was a graduate of Hanover High School, Class of 1958.

He was employed by Foster Wheeler Corp., Mountain Top, until its closing and was last employed by the Times Leader newspaper, Wilkes-Barre, retiring in 2001.

He was a member of St. Jude’s Roman Catholic Church, Mountain Top.

Robert was an avid outdoorsman who loved to fish.

Preceding him in death were a brother, George, and a sister, Arlene Gennetts.

Surviving are his son, Robert and wife, Karen, Mountain Top; a brother, John and wife, Dorothy, Wilkes-Barre; nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held at Desiderio Funeral Home Inc., 436 S. Mountain Blvd., Mountain Top. Deacon Eugene Kovatch of St. Jude’s Roman Catholic Church officiated.