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Robert Maurice DeGezelle

July 30, 1946 ~ November 22, 2022 (age 76) 76 Years Old
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Obituary

Robert Maurice DeGezelle, age 76, of Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, passed away on Tuesday, November 22, 2022 at Christiana Hospital in Newark, DE.  He was the husband of Catherine Elizabeth DeGezelle, with whom he shared 24 years of marriage.  Born in Coatesville, PA he was a son of the late Maurice DeGezelle and the late Verna Hoffman DeGezelle.

He served our country in the Army Reserves.

Robert worked for many years for the Reading Railroad.  He also partnered in Unruh and Sons contracting as a home contractor for many years. He enjoyed stamp collecting and was a member of the Brandywine Valley stamp club. He was an avid reader and writer and kept journals throughout his life.  One entry was entitled “Chronicles of a rambling Man” He loved traveling and especially visiting all types of museums. 

In addition to his wife, Robert is survived by two sons, David DeGezelle and his wife Kendra of Reading, PA, and Christopher Unruh of Wilmington, DE; two daughters, Debra and her husband Dallen of Austin TX and Melanie Unruh of Albuquerque, NM; four brothers and sisters, Darlene Marsh of GA, Don DeGezelle of Glen Mills, PA, David DeGezelle of Honey Brook, PA, and Diane Depew and her husband David of Gap, PA; five grandchildren, Michael, Kaylee, Ashley, JJ, and Rory and one great-grandchild.  

You are invited to Roberts Memorial Meeting For Worship, 1PM on Saturday December 3, 2022 at the Kennett Friends Meeting 125 W Sickle Street Kennett Square, PA 19348.  Interment will be held privately.

Contributions in his memory may be made to either the ACLU or Sierra Club.

Arrangements are by Grieco Funeral Home & Crematory (484-734-8100).  To view his online tribute and to share memories, please visit www.griecofunerals.com

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Services

Memorial Meeting for Worship
Saturday
December 3, 2022

1:00 PM
Kennett Friends Meeting
125 W Sickle Street
Kennett Square, PA 19348

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Donations

American Civil Liberties Union
125 Broad Street, 18th Floor NY 10004, New York NY 10004
Tel: 1-212-549-2500
Web: https://action.aclu.org/give/now?ms_aff=NAT&initms_aff=NAT&ms=web_horiz_nav_hp&initms=web_horiz_nav_

Sierra Club
2101 Webster St Suite 1300, Oakland CA 94612
Tel: 1-415-977-5500
Web: https://www.sierraclub.org/

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