Robert K. VanHuffel 1963-2013

AUBURN – Robert K. VanHuffel, 50, of Auburn, formerly of Warren, passed away at his home May 16, 2013, due to complications of diabetes.

Robert was born Jan. 17, 1963, in Warren, a son of Isadore VanHuffel and Marilyn VanHuffel Townsend.

He is survived by his mother, Marilyn VanHuffel Townsend; six brothers and sisters, Trish (Matt) Chase, Gretchen (Joe) Altomonte, Howard (Terry) VanHuffel, Bill (Mindy) VanHuffel , Seth (Jahnis) Townsend and Samantha (Dennis) Moloney; nieces and nephews, Beth (Jason) Townsend, Nick (Kerry) Martinez, Michael Altomonte, Jenna (Ryan) Wollenberg, Abby (PJ) Myer, Elizabeth, Gracie, David, Michael and Ava Van Huffel, Colin Santilli,Aaron Townsend and Max Moloney.

He was preceded in death by his father, Isadore VanHuffel.

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the First Presbyterian Church, 256 Mahoning Ave. N.W., Warren, OH 44483. The family will receive friends at the church from 9:15 until service time.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Bob’s name to the Geauga Humane Society’s Rescue Village, 15463 Chillicothe Road, Russell Township, OH 44072, or the American Diabetes Association.

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