Robert “Bob” W. Shalvey of Glen Mills

Robert “Bob” W. Shalvey

Robert “Bob” W. Shalvey

Robert “Bob” W. Shalvey, 94, of Glen Mills, died Saturday, Jan. 23. He was the husband of Gladys Palmer Shalvey, with whom he shared 60 years of marriage.

Born in Wheeling, W.Va., he was the son of the late Herman J. and the late Virginia (Walters) Shalvey.

Mr. Shalvey served our country in the Army as a leutenant during WWII.

Bob was a science teacher at Mount Pleasant High School in Wilmington, retiring in 1983.

He enjoyed reading, gardening and watching the circus. He enjoyed family vacations to Oglebay Park in Wheeling, W.Va.

Survivors include in addition to his wife, one son, John R. Shalvey and his wife Stacy of West Grove; one daughter Betsy A. Shalvey of Glen Mills; two grandchildren, Johnathan R. Shalvey of West Grove and Kelly Nilon of West Grove and one great grandson, Logan Snow.

You are invited to visit with Bob’s family and friends from 10-10:30 a.m. Monday, Feb. 1, at the Kuzo & Grieco Funeral Home Inc. (610-444-4116) 250 W. State St. Kennett Square, PA 19348. A service celebrating his life will follow at 10:30. Interment will be held privately in Lancaster, following the service. Contributions in his memory may be made to Wounded Warrior Project P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675. To view his online tribute and to share a memory with his family, please visit

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