DOYLESTOWN – Fr. Robert E. Stein, age 70, passed away on August 3, 2021.
Born on September 3, 1950 to the late Rudolph and Phyllis (Talarico) Stein, he grew up in Akron and attended Lakeview Elementary, and was a graduate of Coventry High School. Robert then obtained his bachelor’s degree in education from the University of Akron, attended Seabury Western Theological School in Chicago and then received a Master’s Degree from St. Mary’s Seminary in Cleveland. He ordained into the priesthood on June 13, 1981 with the Diocese of Cleveland. Rob then served as an Associate Priest at Our Lady of Peace in Cleveland, St. Anthony of Padua in Akron, Saint Francis de Sales in Akron, St. Paul in Akron, retuned to St. Francis de Sales, and then was assigned as Pastor of Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Doylestown on May 1, 2007.
Robert is survived by his brother, Jim (Majella) Stein of Jackson, Twp. OH; nephew, Aaron Stein; many cousins, other family, and special friends of the Doylestown and Sts. Peter and Paul Community.
Per Fr. Rob’s wishes, a private family graveside service will be held at Holy Cross Cemetery in Akron. A memorial mass will be held on Tuesday, August 17, 2021 at 7 p.m. at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, 161 W. Clinton St., Doylestown, OH 44230. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Sts. Peter & Paul Rectory Renovation Fund. Online obituary and guest registry are available at www.zakmonbarrenfh.com
(Zak-Thacker & Monbarren, 330-658-2211)
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Sts. Peter & Paul Rectory Renovation Fund
161 W. Clinton St., Doylestown OH 44230