ROBERT C. PASTORIUS
1949 - 2014
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PASTORIUS
ROBERT C.
Age 65, of Wexford, formerly of Shaler, passed away on Tuesday, May 13, 2014. He was born March 8, 1949, a son of the late Robert M. and Helen C. (Mulvaney) Pastorius. He was the loving husband of Beverly J. (Reckard) Pastorius; beloved father of Robert E. (Amy) Pastorius of Tampa and Bethany B. (Eric) Carroll of Pittsburgh; grandfather of Ava Lindsay Pastorius and Molly Mae Carroll; brother of Thomas (Kathleen) Pastorius of St. Louis. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Bob was preceded in death by a special aunt, Margaret Doherty. Bob was a longtime Pittsburgh funeral director and was a past Board Member and Secretary of the Allegheny County Funeral Directors Association. He was affectionately known to many as Bert and will be remembered as a very kind, loving and generous man. He was a member of the St. Lawrence O'Toole (St. Maria Goretti Parish, Penn Campus), where he served as an usher. He was a member of the Ancient Order of Hibernians, Division 21. In his retirement, he volunteered in the Rehab Department of UPMC Passavant Hospital. Friends will be received on Thursday from 7-9 p.m. and Friday from 3-8 p.m. in the H.P. BRANDT FUNERAL HOME, INC. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday at 10 a.m. in the St. Maria Goretti Parish, Penn Campus. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to AOH Division 21, c/o Mike Murphy-Treasurer, 514 S. Winebiddle, Pittsburgh, PA 15224. Condolences may be offered at:
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Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette from May 14 to May 15, 2014.
MEMORIAL EVENTS
MAY
15
Calling hours
07:00 - 09:00 PM
MAY
16
Calling hours
03:00 - 08:00 PM
MAY
17
Mass of Christian Burial
10:00 AM
St. Maria Goretti Parish, Penn Campus
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35 entries
May 19, 2014
Bev - God bless you and your family during this most difficult time.
Lynn Karaffa
May 18, 2014
Bev, I was very saddened to hear about Bob in church this morning. I will miss seeing him when he came in and joking around with him. You and your family are in my prayers. He will be missed by many!
Lauren Skurcenski
May 18, 2014
Bob,you will remain in our hearts forever. Your smile, kindness, and sense of humor was the best in the world! Thank you for the memories!
Tamara Kopczyk
May 17, 2014
Thinking of you and your family. You will remain in my prayers and thoughts.
Frank Ortiz
May 17, 2014
Rob, you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. I hope the fond memories of your dad bring you comfort.
Denise Pare (Stowers)
May 17, 2014
Beverly and Family,
Deepest sympathy with love and prayers,
Pam, Andy & AJ Palya
May 16, 2014
Dear Beverly and Family,
With Deepest Sympathy,
Love and Prayers to all of you.
Ron and Paula Gregor & family
May 16, 2014
Dear Bev and Family: Sam and I send our deepest sympathy to you. You will be in our thoughts and prayers. May you be comforted with the wonderful memories that you have of Bob. Carol and Sam Guerrera, FUCC
May 16, 2014
Bev,
I was so saddened to learn of Bob's passing. My mom said he was one of the kindest people to work with (volunteer) up on the rehab floor at Passavant. I know your heart is heavy. I am praying that God will hold you closely in His arms and comfort you with His love and peaceful memories. Love you, Julie Decker
May 15, 2014
Dear Beverly & family,
I only knew Bob a few years, my sister Maggie knew him longer, but we would always tease each other at St. Lawrence O'Toole Church. I would knock him on his elbow when I came in late and he would shake his finger at me. The last time I seen him was during Holy Week when we were all going to confession. When I came out he was sitting there with a pair of rosary beads in his hands and I joked with him saying he must of been a bad boy if the priest told him to say a rosary. He looked up at me with a twinkle in those blue eyes and bust out laughing. I will truly miss him and his teasing. It was an honor and pleasure to have known him and he will always have a special place in our hearts....Joey DeLuca & Maggie Farrell
Joey DeLuca
May 15, 2014
Rob my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this sad time. God bless.
Jonathan Graswick
May 15, 2014
Rob and family, very sorry for your loss I'll always remember your dad supporting you at our football games. Our prayers are with you...
Gary And Natalie Smetanka
May 15, 2014
Dear Beverly, Rob & Bethany
We have been neighbors and friends for a lot of years and I am so sorry for your loss. Bob is in a better place now looking down upon all of you. He will be missed but remembered in our hearts and memories.
Joe Julian
May 15, 2014
Dear Beverly, Rob & Bethany
We have been neighbors & friends for a lot of years and Bob will be missed. He is in a better place now and looking down upon you. He will always be in our hearts and minds.
Joe Julian
May 15, 2014
Beverly, Rob, Amy, Bethany and Eric to you and your family. You are in our thoughts and prayers ,for all the comfort you will need. Please forgive us for not being with you at this time of need . Remember all the happy times ,Bob will be missed but he is at peace.

Gene and Ronna
Gene Teets
May 15, 2014
My condolenses to the family. I was a childhood friend throughout high school and as young adults. He was always one of the good guys. Etto F. Liberi
May 15, 2014
Dear Ones......So sorry for your loss. It is never easy to lose the ones we love. Just remember that he is where we are all trying to get to. He is your Guardian Angel now and will always be watching over you.
Darcy Miller
May 15, 2014
Rob, I am so sorry for the loss in your family. Stay strong and hold on to the good memories. My prayers for you and your family.
Verna McKelvin
May 15, 2014
Bethany, I am so sorry for your loss. - Pattie Cook
May 14, 2014
Beverly, Rob, Amy, Bethany and Eric, Ed and I feel so sorry for what you are going through- I know there are few words that can make the heartache better. Use the support and strength of your family to hold you up. Love to you all.
Paula Horn
May 14, 2014
Dear family, I am so sorry for your loss. I know of Bob only through his lovely daughter Bethany and husband Eric Carroll, and they are such loving, caring people. I am certain you are surrounded by love and prayers. My son Erin Payne and I send love to your family and pray you find peace. Sincere condolences, Terrie Deerfield and Erin " Ernie" Payne.
Terrie Deerfield
May 14, 2014
Sorry to hear this. He will definitely be remembered and missed by many. You are all in our thoughts.
Jason & Allison
May 14, 2014
Please accept my sincere sympathy.
Shirley Veahman
May 14, 2014
Dear Rob, our most heartfelt sympathies are extended to your family and friends. May you find peace and comfort during this difficult time.
Adam Mestres and staff of Gonzalez Funeral Home
May 14, 2014
Bethany and family, I am so sorry for your loss. He will always remain in your memories and no one can take that away from you! Your dad will now always be there to watch over everyone in the family.
Matt and Erin Simonic
May 14, 2014
Mrs. Pastorius, Bethany, and Eric,

Our hearts and prayers are with you at this time. May God hold you in the palm of his strong right hand just now-- we know and feel the heart break of losing your husband and father--but celebrate in his welcome to heaven by our Lord and our loved ones who have gone before us. May God surround you with his perfect grace at this time. Barbara and Alex Rook (Eric's Aunt and Cousin)
Barbara Rook
May 14, 2014
Rob, I am so sorry to hear about your dad.You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.
Erika Leeds
May 14, 2014
Rob, I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your father. My prayers will be with your family at this difficult time.
Renada Washington
May 14, 2014
Bob was always such a genuine and kind man. I remember him fondly from my childhood when I would have sleep overs with Bethany. He was always smiling and joking around. Heaven received a special Angel. Beverly and Bethany I am so sorry for your lose, but I know he will be watching over you and the family!
Brandi Ann Title
May 14, 2014
Dear Bev and Family, may God's special blessings be with you and your family. Bob was very dear to our hearts. My husband and I were fortunate enough to have him as a friend. Bob was a very kind man with an incredible sense of humor! We will miss him tremendously. We are both grateful that we had the opporunity to see him every Friday morning when he volunteered in the Rehab Department at UPMC Passavant Hospital. Our deepest sympathy. Ted and Tammy Kopczyk
May 14, 2014
Mrs. Pastorius & Bethany-
I am so very sorry for your family's loss. He was a great man who left his mark on the world and on you both. I know he will live on in this life through the 2 of you and your families, and will not be forgotten. He was so lucky to have you both, especially the past 2 weeks. Sending you all of my love and prayers. My heart is broken for you, but I know he had himself 2 strong ladies, so I know you girls will find peace and comfort in his great legacy and in the Lord. Love to you both and to your families.
Andi Schaar (Misencik)
May 14, 2014
Dear Bev I am so sorry for your loss, Bob was a great and reliable Volunteer on Friday's in our Physical Therapy Dept. at UPMC Passavant Hospital. He always had a joke or story to tell me and the patients. May you keep all the loving memories and thoughts of him forever...... Joe Haynes ( Cheswick PA)
May 14, 2014
Dear Miss Bev, Rob, Amy, Bethany and Eric - My deepest condolences to you all. You are in my heart and in my prayers for all the comfort and love that you need. Bert was the sweetest man and really made me feel like family. all my love to you!
Jenny Lytle Glotfelty
May 14, 2014
Dear Bev and Family, We want to send our most sincere condolences for your loss. We thought so much of Bob. He will be missed. But keep remembering all the good memories you have of him. Love Pat and Terry
Terry Waters
May 14, 2014
We are so very sorry for your loss Rob and Amy. You and your family are in our continued thoughts and prayers.
Tonya Rogers
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