Robert N. Groskin
April 12, 1949 – June 21, 2021
Robert N. Groskin, 72, Altoona, passed away Monday at Conemaugh Nason Medical Center, Roaring Spring, surrounded by his family. Bob was born in Altoona, son of the late Gerald B. Groskin and Roberta (Neal) Groskin.
On May 1, 1982, he married Janice A. Napolitana who preceded him in death on Sept. 22, 2015.
He is survived by a daughter, Mary R. Groskin of Weehawken, N.J.; a brother, Richard B. Groskin (Alice) of Wilson, N.C.; a twin sister, Elizabeth Thompson of Burk, Va.; a brother-in-law, James Napolitana and his wife, Jeannie; nieces and nephews: Jennifer, Danielle, Jerry, Jason, Jake, Amanda, Abraham and Sara.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Susan Groskin.
Bob was a 1967 graduate of Altoona Area High School and retired from F.L. Smithe Machine Company. Previously, he was the owner of an auto body shop where he restored classic cars.
Bob was a drummer and singer in various bands and enjoyed drag racing and classic cars.
Friends will be received from 1 to 4 p.m., Friday, June 25, 2021, at The Stevens Mortuary Inc., 1421 Eighth Ave., Altoona, where a funeral service will immediately follow at 4 p.m. in Stevens Memorial Chapel. Interment will be at Calvary Cemetery.
The family requests that memorial contributions be made to the charity of your choice.
Condolences may be made at www.stevensfamilyfuneralhomes.com or Stevens Family Funeral Homes Facebook page.