IRVONA - Robert W. Peterson, 78, of Irvona, died Sunday, June 30, 2019 at 11:45 p.m. at home surrounded by his family.
He was born June 1, 1941 in Ansonville, a son of Earl W. and Helen M. (Miller) Peterson.
He married Jacqueline Dawson.
He worked as a project coordinator for Industrial Installers, Inc.
Robert was a coach for many of the Irvona ball teams. He enjoyed attending many sporting events and activities to support and watch his grandchildren and great-grandchildren play.
Surviving are his wife, Jacqueline Peterson; brother and sister-in-law, William (Jane) Peterson, sister and brother-in-law, Nancy (Butch) Mann, daughter and son-in-law, Mindy (Rich) Strong, son and daughter-in-law, Ryan (Brenda) Peterson, all of Irvona, son and daughter-in-law, Darren (Jen) Peterson of LaJose, son and daughter-in-law, Troy (Sheree) Peterson of Irvona; brother-in-law, Wilson Ballarotto of Clearfield; brother-in-law, Kenny (Lori) Dawson of Wickliffe, Ohio, brother-in-law, Waren Dawson of East Lake, Ohio; 12 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; also many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, sisters, Shirley McCoy and Charlotte Ballarotto; and one deceased grandson.
Friends will be received Wednesday, July 3, 2019 from 1 to 3 and 5 to 8 p.m. at the Lloyd-Dimmick Funeral Home, Inc., Irvona.
Services will be held at 8 p.m. at the funeral home with the Rev. Dan Ousterhout officiating.
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