Robert L. Rupert, Sr., 91, of Pottstown, husband of Ruth E. (Strohm) Rupert of 71 years, passed away Saturday May 1, 2021 at Manatawny Manor.
Born in Pottstown, he was the son of the late Raymond and Estelle (Wadsworth) Rupert.
Robert served in the US Army. He was a graduate of Williamson Trade School in Media, PA. Robert worked as a maintenance supervisor and instructor for Septa in Philadelphia for over 25 years. He collected railroad cars and train memorabilia. Robert loved his church family at Parker Ford Church of the Brethren. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather who will be dearly missed.
Surviving along with his wife are two sons Robert L. Rupert Jr. husband of Barbara Bell Rupert and Raymond Arthur Rupert husband of Cheryl; grandson Collin N. Rupert fiancée of Amy Miskiewicz; and cousin Henry Yorgey husband of Theresa.
A funeral service will be held Friday May 7, 2021 at 10:00 AM at Catagnus Funeral Home & Cremation Center, LLC., 711 N. Franklin St., Pottstown, PA 19464. Burial will follow at East Coventry Mennonite Cemetery. Visitation will be held Friday from 9:00-9:45 AM at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Robert’s memory to Parker Ford Church of the Brethren, 20 Rinehart Rd., Pottstown, PA 19465.

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