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Name: Hobert Wayne "Hobe" Rose
Funeral Home: Askew-Houser Funeral Homes
Born: March 30, 1932
Died: October 30, 2016
Obituary: ROSE – Hobert Wayne “Hobe” , 84, of Revloc, went to be with the Lord on Oct. 30, 2016 at home, surrounded by his loving family. Born March 30, 1932 in Nanty Glo, son of the late Harold and Ethel (Whitsell) Rose. Preceded in death by brother, Harold; and sisters, Bonita Adams and Melda Cramer. Hobe will be sadly missed by his surviving family. Wife, Judy, of 30 years; children, Rasi Rose; Natalie Boland and Robin Rose; step children, Dale Coleman, Jr.; Connie (John) Forte; and Karen Coleman. 18 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren; sisters, Bernice Silbaugh; and Gazel Brown; several nieces and nephews; and his special buddies, “Rusty” and “Petey”. 1950 graduate of Nanty Glo High School. Graduate of Penn State’s Altoona Campus School of Electronics Technology. US Army veteran of the Korean War, honorably discharged with rank of Sergeant. In 1975, he served as Master of Summit Lodge 312 F. & A. M., Ebensburg. Member of Jaffa Mosque, Altoona. 37 year employee of Bethlehem Mines Corp., employment included 22 years as an underground miner plus 15 years as Maintainance Shop Foreman. 65 year member of UMWA Local 1386, Nanty Glo. A native Pennsylvanian, Hobe loved the great outdoors and enjoyed a lifelong enthusiasm for hunting and fishing. He loved practical jokes and telling “tall tales” to any and all of his grandchildren. It was a wonderful adventure filled life. Godspeed our dear “Hobe” and “Pop-Pop”. Jethro is waiting for you at the Rainbow Bridge. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday at the Askew-Houser Funeral Homes Inc., Nanty Glo, where funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Pastor Geno Bartoletti, officiating. Military Rite by Nanty Glo, Twin Rocks and Vintondale area veterans ritual team. In lieu of flowers, donations in Hobe’s memory may be made to The American Cancer Society.