Robert E. Mahaffey Sr.
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Robert E. Mahaffey Sr., 81, of Butler died Sunday at the VNA Inpatient Hospice.
He was born Oct. 24, 1931, in Clymer, Pa., and was a son of the late Lyle L. Mahaffey and Mary Luelle (Hibbard) Mahaffey.
He worked as a coal miner and mechanic for 30 years for R&P Coal, Beth Energy and Penn Allegheny Coal, retiring in 1993. He was a member of the VFW, and he had enjoyed fishing and hunting.
A veteran of the Korean War, he served in the U.S. Army.
Surviving are his wife, Ivodene (McEwan) Mahaffey; his children, Carol (Jeff) Johnson of Thurmont, Md., Robert (Barbara) Mahaffey Jr. of Allison Park, Pa., Joyce (Jeff) Blymiller of East Brady, Lois (Ken Jr.) Crispin of Butler; two brothers, Tom Mahaffey of Apollo, Pa., and Leroy Stineman of Indiana, Pa.; nine grandchildren, Grant Johnson, Margaret Johnson, Sean Mahaffey, Robert Ethan Mahaffey, Greg Blymiller, Brian Blymiller, Jennifer Shaw, Natalie Lawrence and Teresa Crispin; and four great-grandchildren, Blake Blymiller, Bella Blymiller, Bowen Shaw and Lacey Lawrence.
MAHAFFEY - Friends of Robert E. Mahaffey Sr., who died Sunday, May 12, 2013, will be received at the Geibel Funeral Home, 201 E. Cunningham St., Butler, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday. Funeral service arrangements are incomplete.
Interment will be in Butler County Memorial Park.
Memorial donations may be made to the VNA Inpatient Hospice, 115 Technology Drive, Butler, PA 16001.
Information also is available at www.geibelfuneralhome.com.
Published in Butler Eagle on May 14, 2013