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MESKE, Robert W.

    Tribune-Democrat, Apr 2021, Contributed by Sharon Trosan

Name:   MESKE, Robert W.
Death Date:   27 Apr 2021
Age:   92
Buried:   Richland Cemetery
Newspaper:   Tribune-Democrat
Obituary Date:   Apr 2021
Contributed by:   Sharon Trosan
Remarks:   Meske-Robert W. “Bob” 92 of Richland Township, passed away on April 27, 2021, at Windber Hospice. He was born on September 15, 1928, in Johnstown, son of the late William and Anna (Glassie) Meske. Preceded in death by sister and brother-in-law, Louise and George Bauer and nephew, Robert Bauer, sisters Freda A. and Alice F. Meske, brother William C. Meske, married to former Marion Steeg. Robert is survived by wife of 45 years Norma J. Meske, son Walter Miller married to the former Melissa Vivis, daughter Wendy Shaw married to Joseph “Whatchamacallit” Shaw, daughter Jennifer Meske, daughter Sandra Yachere married to John “Goat” Yachere. Survived also by nephews George “Butch” Bauer, William “Billy” Meske and niece Dorothy “Dotty” Solowsky married to Harry Solowsky . Survived by grandchildren Troy Miller fiancé Meagan Wolfhope, Cassandra “Kathy” Coshun, Chad Miller, James “Jimmy” Shaw married to former Casey Boyle, Heather Yachere. Survived by great grandchildren: Emilie, Bentley, Landon, Kinsley, Kora, Savannah, Skyla, Ella, Miles. Robert was a member of the Zion Lutheran Church in Johnstown. He was employed at the Meske Coal Company, Richland School and Miller Block. Robert enjoyed fishing, hunting, watching the Steelers, cutting grass, having his garden, and just sitting on his back porch swinging. Robert loved having family parties with everyone playing cards, drinking and listen to the family members play music. When he was able to get up and dance, he loved dancing with everyone. Robert enjoyed always having the family puppies around with him as he sat on his porch, and they kept him company in the house. Robert was stationed in Alaska during the Korean War. At the request of Robert there will be no military service. Committal, Richland Cemetery. Arrangements and obituary provided by the Harris Funeral Home, Richland. Newspaper date unknown.

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