On Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021, Robert “Bob” A. Waegele Sr., devoted husband, father and grandfather, passed away peacefully in his home at the age of 76. Bob was born March 30, 1944, in National Park, N.J. He was born of humble roots and held many jobs early in life – a Mr. Softee ice cream truck driver, a vacuum salesman, a Mullica Hill Volunteer Fire Fighter and many others. In 1963 at the age of 19, Bob began working at the General Motors assembly plant in Newport. He and his family moved to Delaware in 1970. While working full-time at GM, he attended Goldey-Beacom College where he earned his accounting degree. He served on the UAW representing his colleagues with fairness and dignity. It was there that he cultivated a strong work ethic. He learned to prepare taxes, became an Enrolled Agent and started a tax preparation business, Greenbank Tax Service, on the front porch of his home in Marshallton. Bob retired from GM after 30 years of service in 1993. He never really retired though; he loved to work, so he continued growing his business, eventually relocating to Rehoboth Beach, where he opened a new tax office, Shore Tax Service. He loved helping others, and he was always willing to lend a hand to anyone in need. He helped thousands of clients for 40-plus years, and he volunteered his services to several charities, most notably the FOP Sussex County Lodge #2, who awarded him with their President’s award […]