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Robert R. Neefe

October 3, 1960 ~ April 21, 2022 (age 61)


Robert R. Neefe, 61, of Harleigh, passed away Thursday afternoon, April 21, 2022 at Lehigh Valley Hospital - Hazleton following a sudden illness.

Born in Hazleton, October 3, 1960, he was the son of the late Cecil and Catherine (Jefferson) Neefe and spent the past six years in Harleigh, after moving from Oakdale.

Robert was a Laborer for Allen-Stevens Corp, Valmont. He was a member of St. James Episcopal Church, Drifton and a member of the Jeddo Stars Athletic Association.  He loved music, going to concerts, singing, and playing guitar. He was a member of the band Invisible Tribe.  He also enjoyed hiking and spending time outdoors. 

Surviving are three siblings Cheryl Fadden and husband Robert, FL; Jeffrey Neefe, Rock Glen; and Laura Ellis and husband Kurt, Hazle Twp; an uncle William Jefferson, Harleigh; and some nieces and nephews.

His funeral will be held privately at the convenience of the family.  Harman Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc. (East), 669 W. Butler Dr., Drums, is assisting the family with the arrangements.

Memorial donations may be made to St. James Episcopal Church, 2161 Rt. 940, PO Box 217, Drifton, PA 18221. Online condolences can be entered and more information is available at

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