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Robert "Bob" Bergell

December 19, 1927 - April 9, 2018

Robert “Bob” Bergell, 90, of Hendersonville died peacefully Monday morning, April 9, 2018 following a brief illness.

A native of Chicago, IL, he was a son of the late William and Eva Pupka Bergell. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sons, Edward and Bill; brothers, Edward and Charles; and brother-in-law, Ray.

A resident of Henderson County for the past 32 years, Bob was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, where he also served as an usher. He was with the Knights of Columbus for over 60 years and was a Fourth Degree Knight. He also served in the U.S. Coast Guard and was a lifetime member of the VFW Post 7188 in Chicago.

He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Irene L. Bergell; children, Letitia, Mary (Jack), and Daniel (Mary Sue); 8 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Four Seasons Compassion for Life.

Service Information

Service Information

Date: Monday, April 16, 2018

Time: 10:00 am

The family will receive friends following the memorial mass at the church.

Cemetery Information

Date: Monday, April 16, 2018

Time: 2:00 pm


Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery

Black Mtn., NC

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