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Robert L. "Bob" Tipping

March 19, 1941 ~ July 16, 2022 (age 81)

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Obituary

Robert L. “Bob” Tipping, 81 of Drums, passed away Saturday morning July 16, 2022 at the Geisinger Wyoming Valley Hospital in Plains Twp.

Bob was born in Latties Brook Nova Scotia, Canada on March 19, 1941 a son to the late James and Rosella (Turple) Tipping.  He was raised in Latties Brook and as a young child learned the value of work laboring in the local logging industry.  Bob graduated from Hants North Rural High School in Kennetcook and served his country in the Canadian Air Force.  Following his honorable discharge, Bob began his career as a teacher and spent several years continuing his education by taking night courses and earning educational certificates in oil and gas combustion engineering.  In 1978 he obtained a commissioning manager position with Lummus Technologies in Houston, Texas where he worked until 2018.  Bob’s position with Lummus brought him to many countries around the world and he was highly respected in his field. 

Bob enjoyed reading the Bible, gardening at his home, cooking, puzzles, and had a large stamp collection.

Preceding him in death, in addition to his parents, was his sister, Bonita (Tipping) Brightman.

Surviving is his wife, Elizabeth (Gallagher) Tipping of Drums; step-daughters Julie (Beazzo) Nichols and her husband, Robert of Union Beach, New Jersey and Noel Beazzo and her husband, Tony Martine of Conyngham; step-son, Victor Beazzo and his wife, Erin of St. Augustine, Florida; daughters, Arlene Tipping of Toronto, Canada and Gail Tipping of Mississauga, Ontario, Canada; sister, Diane Ross of Latties Brook, Nova Scotia; 8 grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. 

A memorial service will be held on Wednesday July 20, 2022 at 6:00 P.M. in the Harman Funeral Home and Crematory, 669 West Butler Drive, Sugarloaf.  A public visitation will be held on Wednesday from 4:00 P.M. until 6:00 P.M. at the Harman Funeral Home and Crematory.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Yanac Funeral & Cremation Service, Inc. 35 Sterling Road, Mount Pocono, where online condolences can be made @www.yanacfuneralhome.com

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Services

Public Viewing
Wednesday
July 20, 2022

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Harman Funeral Homes & Crematory Inc. (East)
669 West Butler Dr.
Drums, PA 18222

Memorial Service
Wednesday
July 20, 2022

6:00 PM
Harman Funeral Homes & Crematory Inc. (East)
669 West Butler Dr.
Drums, PA 18222

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