Robert P. Ehrgood




Duffy & Snowdon Funeral Home

401 Church Street Moscow, PA 18444 Phone: (570) 842-8501

Duffy & Snowdon Funeral Home

401 Church Street Moscow, PA 18444 Phone: (570) 842-8501

Howard J Snowdon Funeral Home

1810 Sanderson Avenue Scranton, PA 18509 Phone: (570) 343-0712

Moscow 570-842-8501 and Scranton 570-343-0712
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Robert P. Ehrgood

December 16, 2017
Robert P. Ehrgood, 88, of Plains, died Saturday morning at the home he shared with his wife of 36 years, Beverly.

Born April 17, 1929, in Scranton, he is the son of the late Julian and Helen (Owens) Ehrgood. Before his retirement, Bob was employed by Bell Atlantic for 46 years. He was a 56-year member of Moscow Lodge # 504 and was a member of the Irem Temple Shrine. A WWII Naval reservist, he was also a member of the Bell Telephone Pioneers and the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation.

Bob was an avid hunter and fisherman, and he enjoyed construction projects and woodworking. He was known for his wonderful storytelling and engaging personality. In 1955, he was involved in the rescue of several people when flooding from Hurricane Diane ravaged the Moscow area. He will be dearly missed by his family and friends. He was of the Methodist faith.

Surviving in addition to his wife are his children, Susan L. Ehrgood of Arkadelphia, Ark.; Robert P. Ehrgood Jr. and wife, Marie, of Moscow; Debra Ehrgood – Butler and husband, Craig, of Point Pleasant, N.J.; Jae Ehrgood of Binghamton, N.Y.; Gregg A. Ehrgood and wife, Beth, of Madison Twp.; and Brian L. Ehrgood and wife, Cindy, of Hamlin; four stepchildren, William Corcoran and wife, Ruth; Diane Leonard and husband, Tom; Susan Wampole and husband, Ted; and Carolyn Corcoran; 20 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.

Bob was preceded in death by his brothers, Paul Ehrgood, Julian (4-years-old) and William (21-months-old).

A memorial service and Masonic funeral rite will be conducted privately in January 2018.

Memorial contributions may be made to:
Hospice of the Sacred Heart, 600 Baltimore Drive, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702, or Masonic Charities Fund, One Masonic Drive, Elizabethtown, PA 17022.

4 Responses to “Robert P. Ehrgood”

  1. Audrey Yakimowicz says:

    My condolences go out to you, Beverly, and the entire family. May you
    find peace.
    Audrey Yakimowicz

  2. Diana Owens says:

    Beverly, I am very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are
    with you and your family.
    Diana Owens

  3. Lucille Exter says:

    My deepest sympathy to you and your family.
    Lucille Exter

  4. Charles and Diana Kilmer says:

    Our sincere condolences on the loss of your father.
    Charles and Diana Kilmer

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