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Robert J Purvis

August 27, 1952 — August 23, 2021

Robert J Purvis

Robert John Purvis 68, of Philadelphia, PA passed away peacefully on August 23, 2021, Robert was a devoted husband to his beloved wife of 46 years Kathleen (nee Legel), and a proud father to his three children Kate, Christine and son-in-law Thomas Delesandro, and Michael and daughter-in-law Sara. He was blessed to be “Pop” to his grandchildren Ava, Nicky, Theo, and Grant. He was retired after a long and distinguished career with the Philadelphia Police department, where he rose to the rank of Detective.

Please join the Purvis family from 1:00 to 4:00 pm Sunday, August 29th 2021 at Delaware Valley Cremation Center, 7350 State Road, Philadelphia, PA 19136 for a gathering of remembrance in honoring and celebrating Robert’s life where Robert’s wife and family will be accessible to receive the loving comfort of your condolences, remembrances and support.

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Celebration of Life

Sunday, August 29, 2021

1:00 - 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

Delaware Valley Cremation Center

7350 State Road, Philadelphia, PA 19136

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