Robert F. Karkheck, of Hawley died Thursday, March 7, 2013 at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Honesdale.

Mr. Karkheck was born November 16, 1946 in Brooklyn, NY and was the son of the late Herman Fred and Clara (Schoessow) Karkheck.

He was the husband of Diane Morrissey Karkheck. They were married July 11, 1965.

Bob lived in Hawley since 1967, along with his parents owned Karkheck’s Market in Hawley and worked as a general merchandise manager at Lake Region IGA until his retirement.

He is also survived by his son CW2 Brett Karkheck and his wife Ann of Perkiomenville, PA; daughter: Alison Smith of Hawley, PA; two granddaughters, Harley & Shay Smith of Hawley, PA; brother-in-law & sister-in-law, Wayne & Beth Morrissey of Sulphur, LA; sister-in-law & brother-in-law, Debbie & Dennis Peoples of Hawley, PA; one nephew, one niece, one great niece and three great nephews.

The funeral will be privately conducted by the family.

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Arrangements by Teeters’ Funeral Chapel, 505 Church St., Hawley, PA 18428.