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Dr. Edgardo R. Lob, M.D., of Greenville, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family on March 31st, 2021, at the age of 62.

Edgardo Rodolfo Lob was born on October 7th, 1958 in Lomas De Zamora, Argentina to Edgardo Marcelo Lob and Olga Anais Matijevic. His brother, Sergio, would later be born in 1960. When Ed was just 2 years old, his father relocated his family to Queens, NY so that he could give his wife and new sons a better life.

They would eventually settle on Long Island, NY where Ed would mostly grow up. Ed was a driven person from an early age and sought to learn as much as he could about the world – taking much interest in history, science, and culture. His drive to learn and compassionate nature led
him to pursue medical school at SUNY Stony Brook University, where he would complete his training in internal medicine and oncology.

Ed met the love of his life, Renata, while in pre-med and they would later go on to get married in 1984. Out of their love for one another, two sons - Daniel and Marcelo, would follow in 1988 and 1991. After graduating from medical school, Ed relocated his family to Greenville, PA where he would spend his career helping those around him fight cancer. Ed was known for his personable and caring manner and enjoyed working with his patients and fellow coworkers. He was in practice until he was forced to retire early due to his own battle with cancer. In his free time, Ed enjoyed traveling with his family, reading comic books, learning new languages, watching lectures, and stargazing with his telescope.

Ed is survived by his wife Renata, sons Daniel and Marcelo, Brother Sergio and his wife Andrea, and nephew Nico. He was proceeded in death by his parents Ed and Olga. He was a loving father, husband, friend, and physician and will be greatly missed by those who knew him.

All services will be private and held at the convenience of the family. Memorial Contributions may be made to the UPMC Hillman Cancer Center at UPMC Cancer Pavilion 1B 5150 Centre Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15232. Arrangements have been entrusted to Loutzenhiser-Jordan Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 366-368 S. Main St., Greenville.

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61 Comments

  1. Myrna Burnett Myrna Burnett
    April 3, 2021    

    I am sorry to hear of the death of Dr. Lob. He was a wonderful Dr to my husband. Ed and I really liked him. He was kind compassionate caring He was very patient with Ed and I. Ed also passed away from cancer. Dr Lob was a wonderful Dr. He will truly be missed.

  2. Patty Johnson Patty Johnson
    April 3, 2021    

    Renata and family. I am so sorry for your loss. Dr Lob was a great physician and great man. He will be missed by so many. I have many wonderful memories of working with him. You all are in my prayers

  3. Pat Pressler Pat Pressler
    April 3, 2021    

    Dr. Lob was a great support to both my husband and I during his battle with cancer. He always took the time to explain everything to us, and listen to any concerns that we had. My condolences to the family.

  4. Karen Tumpak Karen Tumpak
    April 3, 2021    

    My condolences to Dr. Lob’s family. He was a wonderful person and took care of three generations of my family. May he Rest In Peace. He will be missed!! I hope you find comfort in knowing how much he was appreciated by all who knew him.

  5. Tina klingensmith Tina klingensmith
    April 3, 2021    

    He was a wonderful person and a great doctor. He will truly be missed

  6. Kerry Russell Kerry Russell
    April 3, 2021    

    Renata and family
    I am deeply saddened and shocked to hear about his passing. He always had a smile on his face and was very compassionate with his patients. My heart and prayers goes out to all of you. He will be deeply missed

  7. Cindy Yeager Cindy Yeager
    April 3, 2021    

    Renata and family,
    I am so sorry to hear of Dr. Lob’s passing. I truly enjoyed the years we worked together. He was a great man with a huge heart. You will all be in my prayers.

  8. Sandy McCann Sandy McCann
    April 3, 2021    

    I’m my so sorry for the passing of Dr. Lob. My sincerest condolences. I can’t remember a time he was not smiling or extending a kind word. He will be greatly missed .

  9. Jean Sample Jean Sample
    April 3, 2021    

    Oh Renata, Daniel, and Marcelo, I was so sorry to hear of Dr’s passing. I always enjoyed chatting with him when in the office. He always asked about our Jeremy and loved to talk about your travels. He was one of my favorites. Know that you will see him again, until then, cherish his legacies.

  10. Susan and Brian Herrick Susan and Brian Herrick
    April 3, 2021    

    Renata and family, We are saddened by this news and extend our deepest condolences to you all. He was a wonderful man and amazing doctor. He was always straightforward, comforting and reassuring while my husband was in his care. We are forever grateful to him. He was a blessing to so many, may he Rest In Peace.

  11. Carol Stevens Carol Stevens
    April 3, 2021    

    I wish to express my deepest condolences to the wife and family of Dr Lob. He cared for my father for 10 years when he battled with cancer. At one point my Dad was one of 2 of his longest survivors of cancer. He was so proud and amazed and neither my Dad or Dr Lob would give up. He will be missed

  12. Gerald Little Gerald Little
    April 3, 2021    

    My condolences to the family of Dr Lob. I was a patient of his and will miss his compassionate care.

  13. Lois Robinson Lois Robinson
    April 3, 2021    

    My thoughts and prayers are with Dr. Lob’s family. He was my doctor for 29 years (since June 1991). He was a very caring and wonderful person/doctor. He will definitely be missed. Deepest sympathy.

  14. Susan Bittler Susan Bittler
    April 3, 2021    

    Dr. Lob was truly an empathetic and compassionate physician and person. I was also a patient and his caring ways were transmitted to the staff who made treatments much easier. My prayers and sympathy to Renata and the children and his brother and family. Rest In Peace.

  15. Heloisa Dobermann Heloisa Dobermann
    April 3, 2021    

    Que Deus continue dando a força necessária para todos vocês ✨✨

  16. Silvina Matijevic Silvina Matijevic
    April 3, 2021    

    A mí querido primo , a mi querida familia.
    Una perdida muy grande . Con mucho dolor y el mejor de los recuerdos .
    Una hermosa familia construyó con su amada Renata.
    Hermosa persona. Divertido, gracioso, ocurrente, cariñoso.
    Me ayudó a mi y mi familia cuando lo necesitamos.
    Nunca te voy a olvidar primo querido!!!
    Con mucho amor de todos nosotros.
    Silvina

  17. Peg Revell Peg Revell
    April 3, 2021    

    I am so sorry to hear of the passing of Dr.Lob. My prayer and thoughts are with his family. He was so kind to me as his patient, he will be missed.

  18. Juanqui Juanqui
    April 3, 2021    

    Me gustaría haber podido compartir mucho más tiempo con Ed. Siempre divertido y atento a los problemas de los otros. Un cariño muy grande para toda la familia los acompañamos con el corazón a la distancia.

  19. Margherita Midea Cuccovia Margherita Midea Cuccovia
    April 3, 2021    

    Meus sinceros sentimentos para toda familia. Que Deus conforte a todos vcs nesse momento com a certeza de que ele está bem e com muita luz

  20. Cesar e Helo Frossard Cesar e Helo Frossard
    April 3, 2021    

    Queridos Renata, Sergio e Andrea, Daniel e Marcelo
    Sentimos muitissimo a perda de Ed que apesar da distancia sempre tinhamos na maior consideração, descontração e amizade.
    Boas lembranças permanecem tanto de Bayside como de Glenville.
    Simpatico anfitrião nos proporcionou com Renata momentos agradaveis e descontraidos quando tinhamos oportunidade de estarmos juntos.
    Boas lembrancas tambem de momentos agradaveis na casa dos saudosos Mr Lob e Olga que muito nos ajudaram quando da nossa mudança e estada nos Estados Unidos.
    À eles agora, na companhia de Ed nossa gratidão.
    Todas nossas orações e energia estão com voce Ed e sua familia, os que aqui deixou e os que reencontra agora

  21. victoria pombo victoria pombo
    April 3, 2021    

    Besos y cariños para Ed y toda la familia, fuerza para todos❤️

  22. Heloísa Frossard Heloísa Frossard
    April 3, 2021    

    Renata e filhos meus sentimentos foi com muita surpresa e tristeza que recebemos essa notícia,mas tenho certeza que Ed agora esta descansando em Paz e Deus dará a voces todo Consolo que voces precisam!!! Fiquem em Paz

  23. Malu Malu
    April 3, 2021    

    Queridos Renata e filhos, nossos sentimentos à vocês neste momento de muita tristeza. Que Deus abençoe e ilumine vcs. Bjs. Carlos e Malu

  24. Walther Neto Walther Neto
    April 3, 2021    

    Meus sentimentos Renata , Ed era uma ser de Luz.

  25. Yasmin and mohamamad Rashid Yasmin and mohamamad Rashid
    April 3, 2021    

    Dear Renata ! So sorry for your loss dont have the words ro express our grief. May his soul rest in peace .he was a wonderful person .warm hearted and loving father and a husband. .

  26. Eric Leme Walther Eric Leme Walther
    April 3, 2021    

    Renata e Família,
    Meus sinceros sentimentos neste momento difícil. Que Deus abençoe vocês agora e sempre!

  27. Isaiah vernon Isaiah vernon
    April 3, 2021    

    Renata, Dan, and Marcell, I’m so sorry for your loss. He was a good kind man. When we were kids and would hang out. I still to this day remember him walking me to the end of the road when it was dark and time for me to go home. My thoughts and prayers go out to all of you.

  28. Lisa Teitz Lisa Teitz
    April 3, 2021    

    Ed was a very dear childhood friend and neighbor ……Our deepest sympathy to Renata, Daniel and Marcelo. With Love…Lisa and Bill Teitz

  29. Michael Panariello Michael Panariello
    April 3, 2021    

    We were so sorry to hear of Ed’s passing. Please accept our sympathies. He was a kind and caring man. I miss our conversations about baseball and sharing jelly beans.

  30. Bia Bia
    April 3, 2021    

    O Ed sempre foi muito brincalhão e divertido!!! Essa foi uma característica muito marcante nele e é assim que vou guardá-lo em meu coração!!! Tia Maria Heĺena e eu tivemos o privilégio de conviver com ele, há dois anos em Greenville, onde fomos recebidas com muito carinho e atenção e pudemos testemunhar o seu amor e cuidado para com Renata, Danny e Marcelo. Muita força para todos vocês!!! Fique em paz, querido Ed!!!

  31. Catia Walter Catia Walter
    April 3, 2021    

    Querida Renata, Danny, Marcelo, Sergio, Andrea e Nico….história de um homem bom, dedicado, engraçado, gentil, amoroso, competente e um excelente cantor….Ed ficará em nossos corações para sempre! Ele é um irmão para mim! Só tenho a agradecer a ele por tudo!!! Saudades eternas…continue com seu brilho Ed! Beijos

  32. Carol Herr Carol Herr
    April 3, 2021    

    My deepest sympathy to the loved ones of Dr. Lob. He was a kind and compassionate man with a ready smile and a fun sense of humor. He will always have a special place in my heart for his caring ways – and for being my best Beanie Baby customer! He will be missed.

  33. Peg Simpson Peg Simpson
    April 3, 2021    

    My heartfelt Blessings go to Renata, Daniel, Marcelo and other family members. May Ed’s journey back to God be one of joy and Love to his Soul.

  34. John and Peg Brown John and Peg Brown
    April 3, 2021    

    Renata and family, John and I are so very sorry to hear this news. Ed was a wonderful doctor and a gift to Greenville and surrounding communities. This loss will be felt by many.

  35. The Ludwig Family The Ludwig Family
    April 3, 2021    

    Renata, Daniel and Marcelo Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time of sorrow. Dr. Lob was a good man and a great doctor. May he rest in peace.

  36. Anonymous Anonymous
    April 4, 2021    

    Our hearts are hurting. Since 1998, Dr. Lob has been our doctor for Ron’s cancers. Always had a smile and he often laughed, but he was always a straight shooter. You knew when you asked a question he was going to give you the honest truth. It’s just so sad that he helped so many cancer patients and he couldn’t help himself. He will truly be missed. Sympathy for his work family and his own family.

  37. Cheryl Yourga Cheryl Yourga
    April 4, 2021    

    My deepest sympathy to the Lob family. Dr. Lob was a kind, generous, caring man and a wonderful doctor. He always had a funny comment to me when he came into the lab. He will be sadly missed. God will surely find a special place for him.

  38. Lance Hoffman Lance Hoffman
    April 4, 2021    

    Dr Lob was a great person and Dr. I was privileged to have him as a Dr who treated my cancer at stage 4. He was a very caring Dr

  39. Diana Noeldechen Diana Noeldechen
    April 4, 2021    

    My Heartfelt and Deepest Sympathy to you Renata, Daniel and Marcelo. I will always remember Edgar with great affection
    With love, Diana

  40. Anonymous Anonymous
    April 5, 2021    

    A Heart of gold ! RIP Doc !

  41. Anonymous Anonymous
    April 5, 2021    

    Our Deepest Condolences to Renata and the family . Ed will always be remembered as a man of care, character and compassion .
    The Mindicino Family

  42. Bob and Betsy Fischer Bob and Betsy Fischer
    April 5, 2021    

    I remember meeting Ed when he was deciding where to practice and wondering why such a well trained and urbane doctor would want to come to Greenville . But he did and we were all so blessed to have him here . It was a pleasure to work with him .

  43. Gary and Diann Smolnik Gary and Diann Smolnik
    April 5, 2021    

    Rest in peace Dr. Lob. We will never forget his care and warmth and compassion during Gary’s treatments last fall. Our deepest sympathy to his wife, his sons and all family, friends and colleagues who loved him.

  44. Juan Cruz Pombo Juan Cruz Pombo
    April 5, 2021    

    Muy triste la noticia de la partida de Ed, su familia de argentina siempre lo recordará con mucho cariño. Un fuerte abrazo para Renata, Sergio y sus hijos.

  45. Beverly J Riley Beverly J Riley
    April 5, 2021    

    Dr. Lob took care of me in 1991/1992 and saved my life in more than one way. He was a remarkable man and showed compassion for everyone. i will forever think of him as an angel of God while he was on this Earth and is riding on a cloud right now. To the family, you have my deepest sympathy. RIP my friend.

  46. Cindy Hall-Thomas Cindy Hall-Thomas
    April 5, 2021    

    So sorry for your loss. I worked with Dr Lob when he first came to Greenville. When I left the hospital
    In Greenville, he said that they could replace the job but not the person doing the job! That meant so much to me. After my move south we still stayed in touch. On my visits home, I would have dinner with him and Renata or stop by the office to visit. Over the last several year we talked through Facebook. He was a reference for a research job I took at a local hospital. When I transferred to manager hospice, he would make jokes about that. All in good taste. The last time we spoke he shared his though about relocation to North Carolina.
    I have so many wonderful encounter over the years with working with him and his friendships.

    Just like he had told me, you can replace the person in the job but not the person doing the job.

    Again, I am truly sadden by his passing.

    Much love to the family.

  47. Donald C. Murphy Donald C. Murphy
    April 5, 2021    

    Renata…In thinking about the fun we had in the past playing tennis, I am now thinking about this time of sadness for you and your sons. I was pleased to provide delivered milk products to your home when your sons were very young. My sincerest condolences to you.

  48. Scott and Donna Boyd Scott and Donna Boyd
    April 5, 2021    

    Dear Renata and family,
    My deepest condolences on the passing of your husband and father. I remember him fondly from our years of working together, and from knowing many of his patients who received excellent care from him. May God comfort you in the days ahead.

  49. Frank Kytchak D.C. Frank Kytchak D.C.
    April 6, 2021    

    So sorry to hear of the loss of Dr.Lob.He took special care of My wife Jana for 25 years.He and his staff were the very best that you could ask for.He was always up on the latest and best treatments available along with the compassion to deliver it in a kind manner.I am sure God has a special place in heaven set aside for him.

  50. Mr & Mrs Michael Leskovac Mr & Mrs Michael Leskovac
    April 6, 2021    

    Renata and Family, So sorry for your loss. Dr Lob was special to us, since he saved my husband twice, once 22 years ago and again recently. He was one special Dr. who truly cared about his patients. Prayers of comfort for You and Your Family. Mike and Judy

  51. Stella Gressis Stella Gressis
    April 6, 2021    

    Although I never met Dr Lob in person I spoke to him and Renata many times over the phone as I planned their trips to Greece and Turkey! He was so nice and personable and funny too! We stayed in touch and we became Facebook friends for so many years! I was shocked when I saw this posting. My heart goes out to you Renata and family! He will truly be missed…

  52. Jim Straub Jim Straub
    April 6, 2021    

    God’s speed to the entire Lob family. It is saddening to learn of Dr.Lob’s untimely passing. He discovered my wife Patty’s first cancer through Grove City Hospital and offered apologies for not having treatment facilities enough there for her. We both liked his well-rounded, friendly attitude very much. May he forever rest in peace!

  53. Becky Milliron Becky Milliron
    April 7, 2021    

    I am so sorry to hear of the passing of dear Dr. Lob. He took care of both of my parents through the years. As many have already shared, he was always honest and straightforward regarding treatment but was very kind and compassionate. I was able to put a smile on his face one morning when he was behind me in the drive through at McDonalds… I had the pleasure of treating him to breakfast. He meant a lot to our family and will be missed. God bless you all as you go through this sad time.

  54. Susan C. Morrill Susan C. Morrill
    April 7, 2021    

    Renata,
    I am saddened to learn of your loss. I hope you and your sons find healing and peace.

  55. The Montgomerys The Montgomerys
    April 7, 2021    

    No words can express the loss of such a wonderful person and Physician. We have known him since since the early 90’s then recently my husband has been a patient of his……truely a devastating loss. His encouraging words and warm smile will stay in our hearts forever. We appreciate all the hard work, dedication and genuine love he had for his extended family at Hillman Cancer Center. Deepest Sympathy from a few of many who will miss him……..

  56. Michael Keith Michael Keith
    April 8, 2021    

    Ed was something different to me than many of you experienced. We became friends several years ago. Our friendship formed on the basis of collecting historical autographs. Then about five years ago my family moved from CA to ID. Since I’m a disabled veteran, I don’t get out a lot I have zero friends here. Ed was my best friend. Renata and Ed have been kind to my family. We never got to meet in-person even though I had planned such a time in my head. It was much to early and can’t help think with all our conversations how unfair this is. I will never stop missing you and I will miss our conversations whatever the topic might be.

  57. Ferd Rock Ferd Rock
    April 8, 2021    

    Sorry to learn of Ed’s passing. He was there for us during Gina’s cancer journey. Always words of encouragement and a pat on the back. My condolences to the family.

  58. Ed Searles and Pamela Cloud. Ed Searles and Pamela Cloud.
    April 10, 2021    

    I am so sorry for your loss as well as everyone who knew him. He was treating my girlfriend for stage 4 lung cancer and helps us alot. I will miss talking to him about coins I love coin collecting as much as he did even if my collection was tiny compared to his. May the lord be with you all. And may a cure for this horrible disease be found soon. Our love and prayers go out to you all.

  59. Tulio y Clara Estrada Tulio y Clara Estrada
    April 10, 2021    

    Queridos Renata e hijos: Estamos tristes por no tener aqui con nosotros fisicamente la presencia de nuestro querido Ed, pero El nos ha dejado parte de su espiritu alegre y jovial en nuestros recuerdos de momentos inolvidables que pudimos compartir a traves de los anos aqui en Greenville. Recuerdos de celebraciones de cumpleanos, aniversarios, navidades y anos nuevos con nuestro bello grupo de hermanos Hispanos; ademas de los juegos de soccer y otros deportes que jugaron nuestros hijos, sus graduaciones y matrimonios. En fin, miles de momentos que se nos vienen a la mente cuando pensamos en El. La alegria de verle disfrutar noches de musica, comida y canto, ademas de las deliciosas pizzas y “pigs in the blancket” que nos preparaba. Todos estos y muchisimos mas quedaron grabados como hueyas en nuestros corazones por siempre. sinceramente sentimos su partida y aqui estaremos siempre a tu lado.

  60. Debbie Scott Debbie Scott
    April 10, 2021    

    Mrs Lob and Family. My heart was saddened to hear of the loss of Dr Lob. He was a true friend to all he touched and a listener when I needed to understand all my late husband was going through during his treatments. He will be very much missed by so many

  61. Mechelle Sloan Mechelle Sloan
    April 13, 2021    

    My condolences and deepest sympathy to the family of Dr Lob. I was a current patient of Dr Lob’s and saw him this past December. As always a smile on his face and ready to chit chat about any adventures I had been on since he last saw me. I always enjoyed our conversations about life, places traveled or places we’d like to travel to. Dr Lob was always full of wisdom, encouragement and motivation. He always took the time to listen. He always took the time to “visit” I could ask him anything or talk to him about anything. He was full of knowledge and again wisdom. Witty and funny as well. Dr Lob was a caring and kind physician and human being. Always a pat on the back and the words Enjoy Life before he exited the exam room. He will be greatly missed and always remembered. I will get to the Bay Fundy to watch the high tides! My thoughts and prayers are with his family.

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