Robert "Bob" Shanley
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Obituary of Robert "Bob" L. Shanley

Robert “Bob” L. Shanley, 75, of Pottstown, PA, passed away on Wednesday, May 8, 2019, at Seasons Hospice – Phoenixville, PA. He was the husband of Mary (McElroy) Shanley with whom he shared 55 years of marriage.


Born in Pottstown, PA, on July 29, 1943, Robert was the son of the late Edwin and Marian (Stetler) Shanley.


In addition to his wife, he is survived by three children, Cathy Uba, Birdsboro, PA; Lori Shanley, and her wife, Holly, Stowe, PA; and Kimberly Thomas, Sinking Spring, PA; six grandchildren, Amber, Elizabeth, Robert, Veronica, Mike, and Nicole; and one great-grandson, Justice.


Services will be private and held at the convenience of the family. Houck & Gofus Funeral Home, Inc., 955 N. Charlotte St., Pottstown, PA 19464 will be handling the arrangements. Online condolences may be made to the family at