Passing of Richard Robertson ~ Husband
RICHARD E., SR.
Age 92, a lifelong Crafton resident, peacefully on Wednesday, November 30, 2011. Beloved husband of Susan (Myers) Robertson; loving father of Christine (Russell) Eble, Richard, Jr. (Patricia) Robertson, Elizabeth (Jack) McCurry, David (Patricia) Robertson, Janet (Gary) Sphar and Katherine Robertson; ten grandchildren; three great- grandchildren; brother of the late Janet Robertson.
Dick was a WWII veteran with the Merchant Marines, a former VP of Tank Lining Corp. for over 30 years; later founded and company owned Universal Coatings Corp. An outstanding natural athlete, who played an injury shortened career in the New York Yankee and Pittsburgh Pirate AAA minor league systems.
Family and friends received Friday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the SCHEPNER - McDERMOTT FUNERAL HOME, INC., 165 Noble Ave., Crafton. Mass of Christian Burial 10 a.m. Saturday in St. Philip Church, where Dick was a lifelong member. If desired, memorial contributions may be made to the St. Philip School, 50 West Crafton Ave., Pgh., 15205.
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