Robert P. Crupie Sr.
1942 - 2021
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Robert Paul Crupie Sr., 78, of Larimer, died Monday, March 29, 2021, at his home. He was born Dec. 8, 1942, in Larimer, a son of the late Nicholas and Rose (Colinear) Crupie. Prior to his retirement, he was employed as a hot press operator for Wabtec. He was a member of Immaculate Conception Church, Irwin. Robert coached baseball for Little League, Pony League and Norwin American Legion teams. He was not just a coach that changed the game of baseball for many young men of Norwin, but a coach that loved, mentored, and impacted the lives of his players, making them feel like they were part of his family. He was a passionate Notre Dame fan, enjoyed fishing and spending time with his grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Nick Crupie. Surviving is his wife of 56 years, Cathy (Everett) Crupie; four children, Bob Crupie and his wife, Sherri, of Monroeville; John Crupie and his wife, Marie, of North Huntingdon; Patti Bartolli and her husband, Tony, of Irwin; Nick Crupie and his wife, Lisa, of Greensburg; seven grandchildren, Jennifer, Courtney, Taylor, Dominick, Joe, Jordan and Nick; brothers and sisters, Anthony and John Crupie, Rose Ann Crupie, Mary Griffiths, Theresa Freeman and Chris O'Rourke; brother-in-law, Clarence Everett, and his wife, Janice; sister-in-law, Rose Crupie; and several nieces and nephews. Friends will be received from 1 to 3 and 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at OTT FUNERAL HOME INC., 805 Pennsylvania Ave., Irwin, PA 15642. Parting prayers will be held at 9 a.m. Tuesday in the funeral home followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. celebrated in Immaculate Conception Church. Interment will follow in Immaculate Conception Cemetery. All CDC guidelines will be followed. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Amedisys Hospice, 240 Pullman Sq., Suite 255, Butler, PA, 16001. To send online condolences, please visit

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Published in Tribune Review on Apr. 4, 2021.
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April 7, 2021
You were so proud of your family in Rillton & your Uncle Pete.
April 6, 2021
You were so proud of being Italian!
April 5, 2021
Very sorry for your loss, with deepest sympathy, Michael Plumb Jr - Strawpump, USA.
Michael Plumb Jr
April 5, 2021
We'll miss you forever!

Kober family
April 4, 2021
Theresa always enjoyed your company & your family!

The Milliron family
April 4, 2021
Love and prayers,

Ame Caline

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