Robert J. Warren
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Robert J. Warren

74, of Uniontown, Ohio, passed away on April 14, 2021, in the company of family. He was born August 13, 1946, in Elkhart, Indiana, to the late Robert L. and Mary M. (Jones) Warren.

He is survived by his wife of 22 years, Pamela (Engelman), and four children, Robert J. Warren II (Kim) of Buffalo, New York, Stephanie Maenhout of Mishawaka, Indiana, Brian Warren (Dawn) of Fuquay Varina, North Carolina, and Alison Warren (James Jacobson) of Scottsdale, Arizona, two grandchildren, Carma Maenhout and Justin Warren, and eight siblings. He was predeceased by his parents and a sister.

Bob graduated from Purdue University with a bachelor's degree. He obtained his MBA from Kent State University, North Canton, Ohio. He retired in 2010 after a 29-year career at Diebold, Inc., as a CPA, vice president and treasurer. At Diebold, he developed the mergers and acquisitions department. In that role, he traveled the globe, acquiring more than 2 million air miles. Even after retirement, he traveled extensively, including to Uganda and Antarctica, and was proud that he had visited all seven continents. More than his business sense, Bob was known for his big heart and easy smile. He was the steady hand in the family, with an ever-present sense of humor. He genuinely cared for people he met, whether it was a neighbor, a grocery store clerk, or the security guard at work. He was always open to helping others in any way he could; a person only needed to ask. He was the most genuine, generous, selfless person many people had ever met. Bob was deeply in love with his wife Pam; theirs was a beautiful, loving, giving relationship, and she adored him too. Family was extremely important to him, especially his beloved parents, who he sent on travels across the country and to Europe. He always had a twinkle in his eye that really shone when he smiled. He was a hard negotiator at work, but was always fair. People came to respect him, even if they sat on the other side of the table. Bob was a member of the Sisters of Charity Foundation and served as its president.

Calling hours will be held on Friday, April 16, 2021 from 6 P.M. to 8 P.M. at Heitger Funeral Home - Jackson Chapel, 5850 Wales Ave., N.W., (Rt241) Massillon, Ohio 44646. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, April 17, 2021 at Queen of Heaven Catholic Church, 1800 Steese Road, Uniontown, Ohio 44685 beginning at 10 A.M. with Fr. David R. Durkee celebrant. Burial will follow at Rose Hill Memorial Gardens in Massillon. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Alzheimer's Association, Sisters of Charity Mercy Hospital or American Diabetes Foundation. For additional information, directions or to sign the online tribute page, go to

Heitger Funeral Home and Crematory - Jackson Chapel 330-830-0148.

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Published in The Repository on Apr. 16, 2021.
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April 17, 2021
I had the pleasure of working with Bob at Diebold in the 1980's and was so sorry to hear of his loss. He was a very intelligent, ethical and nice man. My sympathy to his family.
Mary Ann Sponseller
April 16, 2021
I am so sorry to hear of Bob's passing. I enjoyed working with him/for him. He was a wonderful person.
My prayers go out to you and the rest of the family.

Laura Weisgarber
Laura Weisgarber
April 16, 2021
May you find peace
Cheryle Yount Casar
April 16, 2021
Extending sincere sympathy to the entire family. As per his obit, it was always a pleasure to see him, and do business with Robert.
He'll truly be missed.
Dennie Lebo
April 16, 2021
Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.
Heitger Funeral Service Jackson Chapel Jackson Chapel
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