Robert S. “Bob” Ogrodnick, age 78 of Shenandoah passed away peacefully Sunday night at Schuylkill Medical Center-South Jackson, Pottsville.
Born in Shenandoah on February 23, 1936 he was the son of the late Stanley Ogrodnick and Constance (Alex) Ogrodnick Rusin.
Bob was a 1954 graduate of the former Shenandoah Catholic High School. He also attended Penn State University, Schuylkill campus.
Mr. Ogrodnick was an Army veteran during peacetime.
He was a self-employed appliance repairman.
Bob was a member of St. George’s Church, Shenandoah. He enjoyed listening to classical music; moreover, Bob was a talented pianist and most especially enjoyed playing classical pieces.
Preceding him in death in addition to his parents were two brothers in infancy.
Surviving are one sister, Dianne T. Ogrodnick, RN with whom he resided; cousins and many friends.
Funeral services will be held Thursday at 10:30 AM from Walukiewicz-Oravitz Fell Funeral Home, 132 S. Jardin St., Shenandoah. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday at 11:00 AM in St. Casimir Church, Shenandoah. Rev. Msgr. Ronald C. Bocian, Pastor will officiate. Interment with military honors will follow in Our Lady of Fatima Cemetery, Shenandoah Heights.
Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home Thursday morning from 8:00 AM to 10:30 AM. There will be no calling hours Wednesday evening.
Expressions of sympathy can be made to the church memorial fund of one’s choice.
Walukiewicz-Oravitz Fell Funeral Home, Shenandoah is in charge of the arrangements.