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Robert G. Derrick

January 16, 1932 - June 28, 2021

Service Date: July 1, 2021

Funeral Home Hessling Funeral Home

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Robert G. Derrick Sr, 89, of Waymart, PA, passed away peacefully at home on June 28, 2021. He is survived by is wife of 62 years, the former Shirley Brown.

Born on January 16, 1932, in Waymart, PA, to the late Joseph and Augusta Smith Derrick. Bob retired from S.J. Bailey & Sons and ran a small farm. He was a member of St. John the Evangelist Parish in Honesdale and attended St. Mary Magdalen.

In addition to his wife, Shirley, he is survived by his children: Donna Derrick and companion Greg Johnson of Elizabeth City, NC, Robert G. Derrick Jr. and wife Trudy of Beach Lake, Mary Olver and husband Jerry of Honesdale, Thomas Derrick and wife Kim of Waymart. He is also survived by his former son-in-law Paul H. Mathews of Waymart, 8 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren, several nieces, and nephews.

He was preceded in death by sisters Augustine Kovaleski, Elizabeth Chadwick, Gertrude Michko and a brother, Gerald Derrick.

Friends may visit Hessling Funeral Home Inc., 428 Main St. Honesdale, on Thursday July 1,2021 from 10:00-11:00. A private funeral will be held at the convenience of the family at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Bob’s memory to either Waymart or Beach Lake Fire Company.