Robert G. Blacker

  • Died: August 30, 2019
  • Location: New York City, New York

Tribute & Message From The Family

Robert passed away on Friday, August 30, 2019.

Robert was a resident of New York City, New York at the time of passing.

Along the way he taught Shakespeare studies at the graduate level at Columbia, Iowa, UCSD and the Yale School of Drama, where he also served as interim Chair of Playwriting.

Calling hours will be 8:45 to 9:45 AM on Saturday, September 14, at Bachman, Kulik & Reinsmith Funeral Home, 1629 Hamilton St. Allentown PA 18104, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at the Cathedral of St. Catharine of Siena, 1825 W. Turner St. Allentown PA at 10:30 AM. Interment to follow at Resurrection Cemetery, 547 N. Krocks Rd. Allentown, PA 18106. Bachman, Kulik & Reinsmith Funeral Homes, P.C. - Allentown 1629 Hamilton Street Allentown, Pennsylvania 18102 Mass of Christian Burial Cathedral of St. Catherine of Siena 200 Block of N. 18th Street Allentown, PA 18104 View & Sign.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to either the Cathedral of St. Catharine of Siena (in memo, The Cathedral Choir), 1825 W. Turner St. Allentown PA 18104 or to New Dramatists, 424 W. 44th Street, New York, NY 10036.


Condolence & Memory Journal

Jeff and Ann,
Please accept our deepest sympathy and condolences on the loss of your brother.

Michelle, Mary Ann and Kim

Posted by Mary Ann Turri - Allentown, PA   September 10, 2019

Ann and Jeff - I'm so sorry for your loss. He seems like he was an incredible person and I'm sad I never got the opportunity to meet him. Take care, Ronnie Blue

Posted by Ronnie Blue - Whitehall, PA   September 10, 2019