Robert Charles ‘Bob’ Pine

Feb. 23, 1927 - Jan. 20, 2018

Robert “Bob” Charles Pine, 90, Altoona, died Jan. 20, 2018, after a brief illness.

He was born in Altoona, son of the late Charles and Catherine (Herr) Pine.

Surviving are a sister, Shirley P. Kitzmiller; a nephew, David L. Kitzmiller and wife, Sharon; and a niece, Diane M. Kitzmiller.

He was preceded in death by a brother, William M. Pine.

Bob was a 1945 graduate of Altoona High School and a 1951 graduate of Shippensburg State Teachers College. He was a U.S. Army veteran and retired as a math teacher from Roosevelt Junior High School.

Bob was a lifetime member of Bethany Lutheran Church, Altoona, where he served as treasurer, and he was a member of Hiram Lodge 616, F&AM.

Bob loved animals, gardening and watching birds outside his window. He also enjoyed watching sports.

A memorial service will take place at a later date. Interment will be at Rose Hill Cemetery, Altoona.

Memorial contributions may be made to Bethany Lutheran Church, 200 Third Ave., Altoona, PA 16602. Arrangements are by Myers-Somers Funeral Home Inc., 501 Sixth Ave., Altoona.