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Dearest Family, Friends and Loved Ones,

Our beloved Robert Krouch passed away on May 28, 2015 at 6:00 am in Port Charlotte, Florida. He celebrated his 94th birthday on May 25, 2015.

On June 9 in the morning there was a final viewing from 10:00 to 10:30 am at:

Kays, Ponger & Uselton Funeral Home
2405 Harbor Blvd
Port Charlotte, FL 33952
Telephone (941) 625-4113.

His attire included his favorite Société Nautique de Saint-Tropez tie. When he died he was the patriarch, oldest living member, of the Société Nautique de Saint-Tropez (Saint Tropez Yacht Club in France).
Following the viewing, the funeral hearse lead a procession to the crematory in Kays, Ponger Crematory in Punta Gorda. The cremation took place at 11:00 am. Bob's cremated remains were returned to our home later that afternoon.

On Wednesday, June 10 at 11:00 am there was a Funeral Mass of Resurrection with Bob's cremated remains for us to bid farewell to our loved one, pray for him, and commend the rise of his soul on his ultimate voyage with "fair winds and a following sea."

St. Maximilian Kolbe Catholic Church
1441 Spear Street
Port Charlotte, FL 33948
Telephone (941) 743-6877

There was a reception at our residence after the Mass.

Bob requested a burial at sea with Penny's ashes.
He received his Roman Catholic Last Rights including Confession and the Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick on May 26, 2015 at home.

The Holy Sacrifice of the Mass was offered for the repose of the soul of Robert Krouch on May 31, 2015 at St. Maximilian Kolbe Catholic Church Sunday Mass and will continue to be offered for him during the following month.

Thank you for your loving care.


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