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Robert P. Bruni

November 8, 1947 ~ October 8, 2020 (age 72)


Robert P. Bruni, age 72, of Havertown, PA, passed away peacefully on October 8, 2020.   He was born in Philadelphia, PA, and lived most of his life in Drexel Hill.  He was the son of Laura P. Bruni (nee Riefoli) and the late S. Francis Bruni. 

Robert had been a parishioner of St. Bernadette of Lourdes Church in Drexel Hill, PA and served as a Church Usher for many years.  He was a 4th Degree member of the Knights of Columbus. 

Robert was a caring, loving, helpful, cheerful individual and a hard worker.  He was an employee of Drexelbrook Catering for 25 years before retiring in 2013.   After retirement, Robert began participating in senior activities at the Surrey Center in Havertown, PA.  There he also helped to prepare food for “Meals on Wheels”.     

He enjoyed playing records and CD’s, dancing, and bowling with Delaware County Advocacy and Resource Organization.  Robert loved sightseeing, taking short trips with family and friends, attending Church, visiting Sea Isle City, and cheering on Philadelphia Sports Teams. Robert loved the Mummers and could be seen taking part in the Mummers Strut at most parties and weddings. 

In addition to his mother, Robert is survived by his sisters Mariann C. Mowrer (the late Richard, Sr.), Angela B. Cull (Steve) and Lorraine M. Bradley (Sean) and many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.  

Relatives and friends are invited to visit the family Friday, October 16, 2020 9:30 AM-10:30 AM at St. Bernadette of Lourdes Church, 1035 Turner Avenue, Drexel Hill, PA and to his Funeral Mass at 10:30 AM.  Interment SS Peter and Paul Cemetery, Springfield, PA.

Per the CDC Guidelines and the State of Pennsylvania, masks are to be worn when visiting the family, to the Funeral Mass and at the Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Delaware County Advocacy & Resource Organization, 740 S. Chester Road, Suite G, Swarthmore, PA 19070 or to Special Olympics of Delaware County, P.O. Box 1202, Havertown, PA 19083, http://www.specialolympics.org, would be appreciated. 

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October 16, 2020

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
St. Bernadette Parish Church
1035 Turner Avenue
Drexel Hill, PA 19026

Funeral Mass
October 16, 2020

10:30 AM
St. Bernadette Parish Church
1035 Turner Avenue
Drexel Hill, PA 19026


SS Peter & Paul Cemetery
1600 Sproul Road
Springfield, PA 19064


Delaware County Advocacy & Resource Organization
740 S. Chester Road, Suite G, Swarthmore PA 19070

Special Olympics of Delaware County
P.O. Box 1202, Havertown PA 19083
Web: http://www.specialolympics.org

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