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July 8, 1946 - March 27, 2023

Funeral Home Hessling Funeral Home

Place of Service Saint Mary Magdalen

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Robert Timozek, 76, of Galilee, PA, passed away on Monday, March 27, 2023, more than 2 years after a diagnosis of pancreatic cancer.
Robert (Bob) was born on July 8, 1946 in Brooklyn, NY to John and Mary (Malicki) Timozek, of Ukrainian descent. As a boy he lived on South 2nd Street in Williamsburg, relocating to Middle Village, Queens, once his family purchased their first home. He would later meet to his future wife, Margie, only steps from his front door while a teenager. Bob attended Aviation High School in Long Island City, and worked in construction after graduating, until being drafted into the Army where he served as an MP in Germany.
Upon returning from service Bob began his career for the City of New York, Department of Corrections. He served for twenty years, eventually achieving the rank of Captain. Along the way earned his BS in Behavioral Science during night school while also working full-time during the days, and providing for wife and two children, Marlene and Rob.
In 1988, Bob retired from the Corrections Department, moving on to work at Christ the King High School for 13 years as a security guard, and then later accepting the role of Warden in the Wayne County Prison, where he served for 3 years until fully retiring.
Bob enjoyed spending time with his family and hosting friends at their home in Galilee, PA, taking meticulous care of his property, as well as traveling with his beloved wife to Lancaster PA, Florida, and beyond.
Bob is predeceased by his parents John and Mary Timozek and siblings Joan Trainor and John “Sonny” Timozek. He is survived by his wife Margie, daughter Marlene Mugge and husband Ric Mugge son Robert Timozek and wife Stephanie Christie, and grandchildren Lauren, Kate, Stephan, and Kai, and their supportive extended family and dear friends.
Visitation will be held at Hessling Murray Funeral home located at 428 Main Street, Honesdale, PA on March 30th from 5-8 pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, March 31st at St. Mary Magdelen Church in Honesdale at 10 am. Interment will be in Hillcrest Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Pancreatic Cancer Action network.

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