Robert Harry Tretter, Jr., 60
Robert Harry Tretter, Jr., 60, of Harleysville, passed away August 26, 2022 at Abington Memorial Hospital from complications of a spinal cord injury from a fall on ice at home in January of 2022.
Rob was an IT Business Analyst who consulted and was employed by numerous companies, most recently Bender Electronics, Exton, PA. He thrived at solving business technical puzzles.
Rob loved listening to music, live performances of music concerts and plays, reading, watching golf and playing video golf, travel and animals (especially the birds at the backyard feeder and dogs).
Born in Allentown, Rob was a graduate of Colgate University where he worked at the campus radio station. He then lived in Hartford, CT where he was on the Board of Directors of the Greater Hartford Jaycees and Norwalk, CT where he volunteered at the Maritime Aquarium and met his wife, Sandy. Since moving back to PA, he attended Holy Trinity Orthodox Church in Pottstown with his wife.
Rob is survived by his loving wife and best friend of 20 years Alexandra and her sister Nina Fatula of Reading. Rob’s parents Mary Ann Tretter of Macungie, Robert Harry Tretter, Sr. and Veronica Tretter of Whitehall, Rob’s sister Lori Shortell and her husband Douglas, daughter Taylor of Allentown and son Matthew of North Carolina. Also numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.
The family is grateful for the compassionate care of the medical professionals at Grand View Health, Good Shepherd Rehabilitation, St. Luke’s Hospital, Abington Memorial Hospital and Hillcrest Center for the past eight months.
Funeral services will be held Thursday September 1, 2022 at 10:00 AM at Catagnus Funeral Home & Cremation Center, LLC., 711 N. Franklin St., Pottstown, PA 19464. Burial will follow at St. Nicholas Greek Catholic Cemetery, Hometown. Visitation will be held Thursday from 9:00-9:45 AM at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, please donate to Americares, the Colgate University radio station, or Holy Trinity Orthodox Church, Pottstown, PA.