Robert Alfred Arner

July 12, 1942 - November 1, 2009

Robert A. Arner, Auctioneer, age 67, of Pine Hill Road, West Penn Township, Schuylkill County, PA, died on Sunday, November 1, 2009 in Bethlehem, PA. He was the husband of Florence (nee Kunkel) Arner. Born on July 12, 1942 in West Penn Township, he was the son of Robert D. Arner who died in 1986 and Edna M. (nee Grube) Arner who died in 2001. An auctioneer and realtor, Robert was an auto mechanic for 20 years at E.W. Moyer Chevrolet, Schuylkill Haven. He also was a life long farmer. Robert was a 32nd degree mason, belonging to Tamaqua Lodge #238 F.& A.M. and the Lehigh Valley Consistory. He also was a member of Friedens Lutheran Church, McKeansburg; the West Penn Lions Club; the Andreas Sporting Club; the PA Auctioneers Association; the National Auctioneers Association; and the PA Association of Realtors. He served as an Advisory Board Member for the former Heritage National Bank. Surviving him in addition to his wife, Florence, are a daughter, Karen Moyer and her husband, Larry of West Penn Township; a son, Dean R. Arner and his wife, Andrea also of West Penn Township; grandchildren, Meghan, Mikayla, and Makenzie Moyer and Dean and Devon Arner; a sister, Lorraine Greenzweig and her husband, Robert of McKeansburg. Preceding him in death were an infant baby daughter on March 13, 1965 and an infant baby son on March 16, 1969. Services will be held at 11:00, Saturday, November 7, Ben Salem Church, 1965 Church Hill Road, (East Penn Township), Lehighton with The Rev. Guy Grube officiating. Interment in St. John Cemetery, 826 Mahoning Drive, (New Mahoning), Lehighton will immmediately follow the services. Call 6-9 PM, Friday and 10-11 AM, Saturday at Ben Salem Church. Memorials in his name may be made to St. Peter Church, 184 St. Peters Road, Tamaqua, PA 18252. Arrangements are being handled by the Zizelmann-Roche Funeral Home, 500 E. Broad Street, Tamaqua, PA and the Hartman Funeral Home, 1791 West Penn Pike, Tamaqua, PA 18252


Born: July 12, 1942
Place of Birth: West Penn Township, PA USA
Death: November 1, 2009
Place of Death: Bethlehem, PA USA
Occupation: Auctioneer; Realtor; Auto Mechanic; Life long Farmer
Organizations: Freidens Lutheran Church, McKeansburg; Tamaqua Lodge # 238, F. & A.M. and Lehigh Valley Consistory; West Penn Lions Club; Andreas Sporting Club; PA & Nat'l. Auctioneers Assoc.; PA Assoc. of Realtors.


Wife, Florence (nee Kunkel) Arner; Daughter, Karen Moyer and her husband, Larry; Son, Dean R. Arner and his wife, Andrea; Grandchild, Meghan Moyer; Grandchild, Mikayla Moyer; Grandchild, Makenzie Moyer; Grandchild, Dean Arner; Grandchild, Devon Arner; Sister, Lorraine Greenzweig and her husband, Robert.

Preceded in Death By

Father, Robert D. Arner; Mother, Edna M. (nee Grube) Arner; Daughter, Infant Baby Girl; Son, Infant Baby Boy.


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Memorial donations may be made to:
St. Peter Church Memorial Fund, 184 St. Peters Road, Tamaqua, PA 18252


Calling Hours

Friday November 6, 2009, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM at Ben Salem Church
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Calling Hour

Saturday November 7, 2009, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM at Ben Salem Church
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Saturday November 7, 2009, 11:00 AM at Ben Salem Church
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Saturday November 7, 2009, 11:45 AM at St. John Cemetery
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