Robert John Derer, Addition & Update
Derer, Robert John on May 9, 2019, age 70, suddenly. Dear brother of Michael J. (Janet), Richard M. (Michelle) and Eleanor D. (Gerald) Miller. He was predeceased by his long time partner, Martin Donohoe. While the world is watching and learning about Robert Derer in the saddest and most unbelievable situation possible, our family would like to make sure that the world also knows about the man his family and friends knew and loved.
Bob was first and foremost a loving member of our family. He was a wonderful son, brother, godfather, partner, and uncle too many nieces and nephews. Many people considered him a loyal friend and he was the best type of friend that anyone could ask for.
Bob touched many lives and will be missed by many.
In Bob’s younger years he was a great educator and after retiring he worked as a paralegal for many years. His biggest accomplishments were his love for life and the world in general. During his travels he experienced beauty that many people will never see.
Bob had the biggest heart, the brightest smile, and a laugh that could open the heavens.
We ask that when you think of our beloved Bob you understand what a wonderful and unique person he was and the mark that will be forever left on this world.
The Family asks that after you hear or read this statement that you make a point to do something special or kind in memory of him.
Relatives & friends are invited to his Memorial Service, Friday, May 31st 10:30 A.M. Mannal Funeral Home, 6925 Frankford Ave. (at Tyson) where friends may call Friday 8:30-10-30 A.M. Interment Private. Memorial contributions in Bob’s name may be made to Mended Little Hearts, Philadelphia Region, 335 Francis Dr., Havertown, PA 19083