Robert “Bob” Sheldon Hamrah, was born on August 19, 1944 in Brooklyn, NY. He previously lived in Spotswood, NJ. He died on Saturday, April 7, 2018, in Toano, Virginia.
Bob began his career as a landscaper before settling in and delivering oil for Baerenklau (now Petro) until his retirement.
Bob enjoyed watching boxing, golf, and tennis. He loved to garden, work around his home, and helping his children with handiwork. In addition, some of the activities he loved doing included playing paddleball, chess and cards, collecting coins, playing the lotto, and playing the scratch offs. The thing he loved the most was spending time with his beloved family.
Bob was a very loving man that loved all creatures big and small; including his neighbors dog, that he cared for like his own, his cat Tabitha, and the wild birds he loved to feed.
Bob was preceded in death by his father, Edward Hamrah; mother, Alice White; brother, Edward Hamrah; and sisters, Alice Hamrah and Linda Panhurst.
Bob is survived by his loving wife, Vincenza Hamrah, of Toano, Virginia; daughters, Laurie Brain and husband Eric, of Toano, Virginia, Kerry Cook and husband Mike, of Granger, Indiana, and Holly Diglio and husband Christopher, of Bridgewater, New Jersey; six grandchildren, Sean and Cade Brain, of Toano, Virginia, Danielle Razzano, of Joint Base Lewis in McChord, Washington, Isabella and Mac Cook, of Granger, Indiana, and Josephina Diglio, of Bridgewater, New Jersey.
A funeral mass will be held on Saturday, April 14, 2018 at 12:00pm, at St. Olaf Catholic Church, 104 Norge Lane Williamsburg, Virginia, 23188
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