Robert “Bob” Kaplan
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Robert “Bob” Kaplan

KAPLAN: Robert “Bob” Kaplan, peacefully at home, on Thursday, June 30, 2022. Dearest beloved husband of Donna Bernstein Kaplan. Loving father of Steven (Linda) Kaplan, Randy (Lynn) Kaplan, Bill (Pattie Zivkovic) Kaplan, Karin (Jeff) Blum and Jamie Kaplan; and loving stepfather of Debra (Jim Kramer) Bracco and Linda (Jeff) Solomon. Beloved brother of Ivan (Sharon) Kaplan. Devoted Grandpa, Crumpa, Papa, G-Pa and Papa-Pow of Donald (Emily) Kaplan, Phillip (Corey) Kaplan, Bobie Lynn (Chaz) Smith, Christina Kaplan, Jeffrey (Courtney) Kaplan, Tony (Beth) Kaplan, Nicholas Blum, Aaron Bracco, Cole Bracco, Ryan Solomon, Spencer Solomon, Kate Solomon and the late Leah Blum. Adoring GG and GG-Pa of Eliza Kaplan, Cora and Mandy Smith, Ty and Brynn Kaplan, and Penny and Harper Kaplan. Also survived by many beloved nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Bob was a self-made and successful businessman. He and his brother Ivan were co-owners of KoolVent Aluminum Products. Bob was a U.S. Army veteran, having served in Korea, where he was wounded in action. Bob was an extraordinarily honorable man, whose word was good and his handshake respected. He was a kind, caring, giving, devoted, dedicated family man, whose wife and all of their children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren meant the world to him. Graveside services and interment will be held on Sunday, July 3, 2022 at 11 a.m. at Mount Lebanon Cemetery/Temple Emanuel Section. A special thank you to Dr. Stuart Chetlin, Nurse Richard, and the entire staff of Sivitz Hospice, Cindy Pace for providing us with wonderful, caring, and attentive aides. Contributions may be made to Disabled American Veterans, 1000 Liberty Ave, #1606, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, or Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, 1235 South Clark Street, Suite 910, Arlington, VA 22202. Arrangements entrusted to Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc., family owned and operated. schugar.com. PJC

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