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“Susan and I were very sad to hear this morning that Bob has passed away. Wow - the years have passed!!! Hope all of you are doing well?Sincerely -...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: Randy Lyons - Valrico, FL

Great Couple! “I was saddened to hear of the passing of Bob. My heartfelt condolences go out to all of you. I have so many great memories of him and Norma. He...Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: Lisa Kulesza - New Castle, DE

“I am so sorry to hear about your husband --father. Remember all the happy times that you have had with him. Memories and pictures are so great to...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Sue Pinkowski

“Norma & FamilySo sorry for the loss of your husband and dad. He will surely be missed. Love Mary Kay & Bobby ”
4 of 14 | Posted by: Mary Kay Fitzwater - Newark, DE

“Our Prayers go out to you Norma and your Family. Bob was fun to be around and a Great Boss. RIP Bob.Gary and MaryJayne Wilson ”
5 of 14 | Posted by: A friend

“I will miss all your wonderful stories, most of all I will miss you! ”
6 of 14 | Posted by: Deanna Price - Family

“so sorry for your loss. my prayers are with you all ”
7 of 14 | Posted by: connie dimaio - lewes, DE

“I was so sorry to hear about your Dad, Diane. No matter their age, it is still hard when we lose someone we love. My thoughts and prayers are with...Read More »
8 of 14 | Posted by: Gail Kozicki - Glen Mills, PA


9 of 14 | Posted by: Gail Kozicki - Glen Mills, PA

“Donna, Ronnie, Zac, Mrs. Renz and family, Our hearts go out the family during this difficult time. So glad we got to meet Mr. Renz... A true breath...Read More »
10 of 14 | Posted by: Brenda Radziewicz - Bear, DE

“Prayers and Hugs to Norma and the entire family! RIP Bob!Gail McInerney ”
11 of 14 | Posted by: A friend

“RIP Bob thanks for the boating knowledge you gave me in my younger years that i still use today Joe Miller ”
12 of 14 | Posted by: A friend

“Our deepest sympathy goes out to Donna, Ronnie, Zac, Mrs. Renz. and the family. Please know that we are thinking of all of you at this time. I hope...Read More »
13 of 14 | Posted by: Cindy DePace - Middletown, DE

“Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you! Pappy is in a good place now and is looking down and smiling at each and every one of you. Keep those...Read More »
14 of 14 | Posted by: Karen Hickman - Middletown, DE


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Robert A. (Pappy) Renz, age 82, of Elkton, Maryland, died on March 21, 2017 at Seasons Hospice. Mr. Renz was born in Honey Brook, Pennsylvania and attended Claymont High School. Mr. Renz retired from James River Corp. where he worked as Maintenance Superintendent. He served in the U.S. Army from 1957 to 1959 and the Army Reserves until 1963. He enjoyed boating on the Chesapeake with his family and friends. Mr. Renz was predeceased by his parents, Avery and Ernestine Renz, and brothers, Richard and George Renz.
He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Norma J. Renz, daughter Diane and husband Danny Kilpatrick, son Leonard Shatley and wife Linda, daughter Debbie and husband Richard Dunion, and daughter Donna and husband Ronald Bennett. He is also survived by 7 grandchildren, 2 step grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren, and 6 step great grandchildren, and a sister Barbara Defrancis.
Friends may call on Tuesday, March 28, at Beeson Funeral Home, 2053 Pulaski Highway, Newark, DE, between 6:00 and 8:00 p.m. Services will be private. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations in memory of Mr. Renz to Seasons Hospice Foundation, 220 Continental Drive, Suite 101, Newark, DE 19713.