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REV. ROBERT S. "FATHER BOB" HNATYSHYN

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REV. ROBERT S. "FATHER BOB" HNATYSHYN Obituary
HNATYSHYN
REV. ROBERT S. "FATHER BOB"
Age 76, on Tuesday, July 8, 2014, Very Reverend Cannon Robert S. Hnatyshyn, formerly of McKeesport. Survived by dearest friend and devoted caretaker, Barry Spatafore. He will be sadly missed by his faithful companion, Bailey, his dear Boston Terrier. Father was born and raised in the Allentown section of Pittsburgh, and was ordained to the Holy Priesthood March 30, 1964. He was appointed Pastor of St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church, McKeesport, where he faithfully served 23 years before retiring in 2007. Although retired, Father Bob continued to serve the Lord by assisting fellow priests with Liturgy when needed, at different area Ukrainian churches. Visitation on Thursday 12-7 p.m. at St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church, McKeesport. Parastas following at 7 p.m., thus concluding visitation for Thursday evening. Divine Liturgy Friday at 11 a.m. at St. John Ukr. Church. Father Bob, as he was so called, because of his being so down to earth and humble will be missed. It was the wishes of Father Bob that, IN LIEU OF FLOWERS, please make contributions to St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church, 1907 Eden Park Blvd., McKeesport, PA 15132. Funeral arrangements entrusted to JOHN J. GMITER FUNERAL HOME, 412-431-0867.
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Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette from July 10 to July 11, 2014
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