Robert L. Hart Sr., 81, of Harveys Lake passed away Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, at home.
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Mr. Hart was born in Bentleyville on Aug. 5, 1931, and was the son of the late Roy and Sarah Mercer Hart.
Robert graduated from McKeesport High School and retired as a pipeline welder for Steamfitters Local 420, Philadelphia.
He was an Army veteran of the Korean conflict and Army Emergency Reinforcement.
Robert was a 56-year member of the Tioga Lodge 373 F&AM, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6753 in Knoxville, and Daddow Issacs American Legion Post 672 in Dallas.
His pride and joy was his 1943 military Jeep that he fully restored.
Mr. Hart was preceded in death by his wife, the former Crystal Givens.
Robert is survived by his children, Rhonda Hart, Shavertown; Renee Squire, Enon Valley; and Robert Hart Jr., Centermoreland; brother, John Hart, Shiremanstown; grandchildren, Clay, Kara, Kristen, Kaitlin, Billy, Joey, Danny, Anne, Roy and Stacey; and great-grandchildren, Hayden, Faith, Brooke and Zeke.
Funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family from Curtis L. Swanson Funeral Home Inc., routes 29 and 118, Pikes Creek. There will be no calling hours.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be sent to the Harveys Lake Fire Company, P.O. Box 56, Harveys Lake, PA 18618.
Online condolences may be made at clswansonfuneralhome.com.
Published in Citizens' Voice on Jan. 25, 2013