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Robert P. Haldeman
  • First Presbyterian Church
    115 Union Street
    Schenectady, NY 12305
  • Salvation Army
    222 Lafayette Street
    Schenectady, NY 12305

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“Although we've lost touch,I often think about the good times we had and am sure Bob and Al will start up a bowling league in heaven! My prayers are...Read More »
1 of 5 | Posted by: ELLIE Strack - Queensbury, NY

“Dearest Charlene and Family, Though I did not know your father, I do know there is a special place in a daughter's heart for their Dad... I am so...Read More »
2 of 5 | Posted by: Laurel Gokee - Schenectady, NY

“Dear Char, Paul & Mrs. H.,As I look at Bob's picture, I realize he hadn't changed much in the nearly 40 years I was blessed to know him. He was a...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Kim Gage - Grand Junction, CO

“Charlene - it was so great to know Bob and we are so sorry for your loss. We learned a lot from Bob's positive personality and his tremendous respect...Read More »
4 of 5 | Posted by: Tim & Leda Christy - Niskayuna, NY

“Char and Family, I am so sorry for your loss. Char you have been a wonderful daughter to your dad. May you hold onto the wonderful memories forever...Read More »
5 of 5 | Posted by: Carolyn carson - Guilderland, NY


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Robert P. "Bob" Haldeman 88 died peacefully Monday December 1 st at Ellis Residential and Rehabilitation Center. Born in Mahanoy City, PA, Bob was the son of the late Paul and Hattie Marie (Leiby) Haldeman and brother of the late George M. Haldeman. A graduate of Drexel University with a bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering, Bob worked for the General Electric for over 36 years before his retirement. He was a World War II Army Air Force Veteran, and a member of the American Legion, VFW Post 357, ELFUN Society, GE Quarter Century Club, Masonic Lodge in PA, and the First Presbyterian Church in Schenectady, and was an usher at Proctor's Theater, a volunteer for the blind and an avid bowler. A kind and gentle soul, Bob is survived by his beloved wife of 59 years Lillian E. (Palmer) Haldeman whom he cared for during the past six years since her stroke, his devoted children, Charlene Campanelli of Rotterdam, Peggy Watkins (Thomas) of Rotterdam and Paul E. Haldeman (Patricia) of Guilderland, his grandchildren, Michael and Joseph Campanelli of Utah and Brooke Haldeman of Guilderland to whom he was a tenderhearted and fun-loving grandfather, and several nieces and nephews. The family wishes to thank the very caring neighbors who have helped out continually during recent times, especially Margaret Alesio and her family. Funeral services will be held on Monday morning December 8 th at 10 am at Bond Funeral Home, Broadway & Guilderland Ave., Schenectady, NY. A visitation will be held at the funeral home on Sunday evening December 7 th from 5:30 to 8:30 pm. Interment with military honors will be in Saratoga National Cemetery. The kind, thoughtful and true gentleman that Bob was, in lieu of flowers, he and his family wish that contributions be made in Bob's memory to the First Presbyterian Church, 115 Union Street, Schenectady, NY 12305 or to the Salvation Army, 222 Lafayette St, Schenectady, NY 12305.