Robert W. “Bob” Apfl, 69, of Millsboro, Del., formerly of Eddystone, Pa., passed away Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2008, in the Beebe Medical Center, Lewes, Del. He was an engineer for Westinghouse in Philadelphia, Pa., retiring in 1996 after 37 years of service. He enjoyed boating, socializing and singing. He was a member of the “Down State Harmonizers” barbershop quartet and the Long Neck United Methodist Church. A former Master Mason, he was a member of Masonic Lodge #30 of Millville, Del.
Apfl was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Rose Apfl. He is survived by his wife of five years, Barbara; a son, Charles D. Apfl; a brother, Joseph Apfl; and a granddaughter, Alexis Apfl.
A funeral service was scheduled for Monday, Oct. 27, 2008, with interment in Conley’s Chapel Cemetery near Angola, Del. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to the American Diabetes Assoc., 100 West 10th St., Suite 1002, Wilmington, DE 19801.