Robert Jonathan "Bobby" Wetzel

Born: Sat., Mar. 21, 1987
Died: Tue., Jan. 22, 2019

Celebration of Life

Location: Robert A. Evans Jr. Funeral Home

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Robert Jonathan "Bobby" Wetzel, age 31, of Frackville, PA passed away Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019 at his residence.


Bobby was a very kind, compassionate, loving, and respectful young man always greeting people with his contagious smile and a heart of gold.


Born in Pottsville, PA on March 21, 1987, he was the son of the late Kenneth R. Wetzel and Donna Ann (Speidel) Wetzel, who survives him in Frackville.


Bobby was a graduate of North Schuylkill High School, Class of 2005. He first worked for many local pizza restaurants, at Walmart Transportation, for Jeldwen Windows in Ringtown and last as a nurse’s aide for Addus Home Health Care taking care of his father for five years.


Bobby was a cubscout and a boyscout in Pack 790 of Frackville. He loved riding his ATV, going fishing, spending time with his best companion and dog Bambino and especially being with his late father Ken.


In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by maternal grandfather John Speidel and paternal grandfather Robert Wetzel


In addition to his mother, Bobby is survived by three brothers: Eric Rizzo and his wife Christine, Philip Rizzo and his wife Maria, and Kenneth Wetzel; a sister Megan Wagner; three nieces: Kianna, Erica, and Sophia; a nephew Zach; five cousins: Michelle, Michael, Ashley, Brittany, and Johnny; Godmother Darlene Speidel; Godchild Trevor; Godfather John Speidel and his wife Kim; maternal grandmother Annette Speidel; paternal grandmother Helen Long; aunt Mary Kay Deroba and her husband Ron; and other nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, and uncles.


A Celebration of Life Service will be held for Bobby. Family and friends are asked to contact his brothers Eric or Phil for the information of the day and time.


In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hillside SPCA, P.O. Box 233, Pottsville, PA 17901.


The Robert A Evans Jr Funeral Home 208 Pike St. Port Carbon is in charge of arrangements.

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Dennis Puls & Family
   Posted Sat January 26, 2019
Bobby’s Family

I’m at a loss for words, and nothing can take away the emptiness you all have at this time, I truly hope that you find comfort knowing that his suffering has come to an end and that he is now at peace, there is unfortunately nothing anyone of you could have done to prevent this from happening. Cherish all the good loving memories and they will live on through each and everyone of you. May you all find comfort knowing he is now at peace and with his Best Freinds. So Sorry for Your Families Loss, The Heavens Gained Another Angel to watch down upon us.

susan a schaller
   Posted Fri February 01, 2019
I am so sorry for your loss. My our Lord be with you in your time of need, He will comfort you and give you with strength to make it through your hour of pain.

Donna I am here for you anytime day or night.