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Robert F. Day

Robert F. Day, 90, of Luther Crest, South Whitehall, died Nov. 25, 2020.

He was a member of St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church, Orefield.

He was predeceased in 2012 by his beloved wife of 58 years, Shirley (Wolfe), and in 1961 by an infant daughter, Patricia Ann.

Born in suburban Chicago in 1930, he attended Catholic schools in the area and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from Fournier Institute of Technology in 1952.

After serving in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict, he spent most of his engineering career with RCA, Moorestown, and Princeton, N.J. and was part of the engineering team that joined Univac in RCA’s computer systems divestiture.

The remaining years were spent at Univac’s headquarters in Blue Bell and with a smaller firm in New Jersey.

He and his wife delighted in hosting their family and friends at their Kure Beach, N.C. home, sharing love and laughter and making memories. His survivors include sons Robert F. Jr., Thomas and wife, Regina, Barry, and John and wife, Joyce; daughters Rosanne and husband, David Berger, Nancy and husband, Gregg German; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandsons.

Services will be private.

Contributions may be made to the church, 1879 Applewood Drive, Orefield, PA 18069.

Arrangements made by Stephens Funeral Home, Inc., Allentown.