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“Bob was always cheerful and pleasant to talk to. Helped our business save a lot of money over the years. Good friend. ”
1 of 7 | Posted by: Paul Benicky - Wilmington, DE

“Loretta, What can I say? My memories of Bob will be filled with dirty jokes and the "sweet Loretta" pigeon story.....and here she comes....walking...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Kristian Testa Chester - MT

“my father is jim battin pigeon flyer,he was always making us laugh,my most funnest thing that i will never forget is when he called my name n said...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: dawn battin - new castle, DE

“In God's care you rest above, In our hearts you rest with love. Memories of you are ours to keep, Our words are few but our love is deep. ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: Joseph DiResta - Portland, OR

“Dear Mike Brian and Family so sorry for the loss of your Father I will say a prayer for him.Havnt seen you guys in a long time hope you are all doing...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Vito Tony Gricco - Swarthmore, PA

“Bob was so funny, we enjoyed talking to him when Loretta and he came to Colorado. The youngest grandson , Grant Young is so much like him. We get a...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: JOYCE AND DENNY YOUNG - Littleton, CO

“Thank you for all your love and support. Your image, words & wisdom will live in my heart forever. ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: Lisa young - Littleon, CO

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ROBERT JOSEPH BARTHOLF, age 76, of West Grove, PA, passed away on Thursday, March 28, 2013, at the Jennersville Regional Hospital. He was the husband of Loretta Land Bartholf, with whom he shared 50 years of marriage.
Born in Chester and raised in Upland, PA, he was the son of the late Charles F. and Mary Savinski Bartholf.
He was a Sales Consultant with the American Transfer Company, Pennsauken, NJ, and retired in 2004.
Bob was a 1954 graduate of Ridley Park High School. He attended the Pennsylvania Military College and served in the United States Marine Corps from 1955 until June 1959. He was an avid and dedicated "Pigeon Racing" competitor with Lenox Park and Newark Pigeon Club of the Delaware Valley. He also loved all types of hunting.
In addition to his wife Loretta, he is survived by two sons, Michael Bartholf and his wife Tammy of DeSoto, MO, Brian Bartholf and his wife Dawn of Ridgeland, SC; one daughter, Lisa Young and her husband Troy of Littleton, CO; one brother, Charles Bartholf of Chambersburg, PA, and seven grandchildren, Megan Bartholf, Devon Bartholf, Maria Bartholf, Brian Bartholf, Jr., Drake Young, Emma Young, and Grant Young.
A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 AM on Thursday , April 4, 2013, at the Assumption BVM Church, 300 State Road, West Grove, PA. His burial will be at 3:00 PM Thursday at the Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville, PA.
In lieu of flowers, a contribution in the memory of Robert (Bob) Bartholf, may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675
Online condolences may be made by visiting
Arrangements by the Kuzo & Grieco Funeral Home , Kennett Square, PA