Robert J. Hammerbeck, 87, of Warren, Pa. died Monday evening, October 14, 2013. He was born August 13, 1926 in Warren, Pa. to the late Oscar and Jennie Genberg Hammerbeck. He has resided most of his life in the Warren area and resided for 11 years in Philadelphia. Bob was a 1945 graduate of Warren High School. He had served with the United States Navy as a Minesweeper, during World War II serving in the Philippines. He was awarded an American Theater Ribbon, Victory Medal, and Pacific Theater Ribbon.