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Robert A. McCloskey

Robert A. McCloskey, 86, of Catasauqua, died Jan. 5, 2022, at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg. He was the husband of the late Pamela Jane McCloskey for 54 years.

Born in Williamsport, he was a son of the late Delmas and Edna (Farvel) McCloskey.

He was an U.S. Navy veteran. He served during the Korean conflict aboard the USS Coral Sea.

He was an airport handler at both Allentown and Philadelphia airports for many years until he retired.

He is survived by six children, Coral Stauffer, Tracey McCloskey, Troy McCloskey, Rebecca Shull, Darrin McCloskey and Terri Saeger; 11 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and four siblings, Vera Mann, Larry McCloskey, Ralph McCloskey and Diane Wisniewsky.

He was predeceased by a grandson, Travis; and three siblings, Harry McCloskey, Delmas (Buck) McCloskey Jr. and Dretta Kessinger.

Arrangements were made by Brubaker Funeral Home Inc., Catasauqua.