Robert Boom, 51, of Hazle Township passed away Sunday at his residence.
Born in Carlisle, Ontario, Canada, he was the son of the late Abraham and Johanna (Scheer) Boom.
Robert was employed by the Fairchild Semiconductor Corp. in Mountain Top and enjoyed snowmobiling and motorcycling. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather who will be deeply missed by all.
Surviving are his wife, the former Christine Pessia; children, Keith, Raleigh, N.C.; and Sarah Fritz and husband, James, Bloomsburg; brothers, Michael and wife, Janet, Easley, S.C.; and Tony, Akron, Ohio; and two grandchildren, Aidan and Brooke.
A memorial service will be held Friday at 8 p.m. at Fierro Funeral Home, 26 W. Second St., Hazleton. Friends may call from 6 p.m. until the time of the service.