Robert “Bob” E. Baney, 69

Robert E. “Bob” Baney, 69, of  Portersville Rd., Ellwood City (Burnstown) died unexpectedly on Friday, August 3, 2012 at the Ellwood City Hospital.

Born December 28, 1942 in Ellwood City, he was the son of the late Robert E. and Mary Matheny Baney Sr.

Bob retired as the owner and operator of Baney Construction.   He graduated from Lincoln High School and served in the Navy from 1960 to 1964.  Bob enjoyed being a handyman, working on cars, and talking on CB radios.

Survivors include his companion, Judith Baker of Ellwood City; two sons, Keven (Cindy) Burgess of Ellwood City, John (Kim) Baney of Enon Valley; daughter, Susan Baney of Aliquippa; step-children, Chris, Patty and Larry; two sisters, Rosemary Szakelyhidi of Ellwood City, Becky Long of IN; three brothers, Roger Baney of Ellwood City, Roy Baney of Homewood, George Baney of FL, and eleven grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his former wife, Mary Caplinger Baney.

Visiting hours will be held on Monday August 6, 2012 from 2-4 and  7 until the time of the funeral service at  9 pm at the Marshall Funeral Home 200 Fountain Ave. Ellwood City. Pastor Carmen Venezie will officiate.  Military rites will be offered by the Veterans Honor Guard.

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12 thoughts on “Robert “Bob” E. Baney, 69

  1. I am very sorry to hear of Bob’s passing. I will remember him in my prayers. He was a great and funny person and will be missed.

  2. My condolences go out to all of the family. Bob was such an intelligent, pleasant and humorous guy! I will miss his posts on facebook as that is where most of my interaction with him occured. God Bless all of you and may God wrap His loving arms around you to comfort you in your desperate time of need.

  3. My sincere sympathy is extended to Bob’s friends and family. I remember walking to Bob (Sr.) and Mary’s house and playing with Rosemary, Becky, and Roy after visiting Aunt Bessie with my Mom. That was back in the 60’s. My Mom was Luann (Shuster-Wiley) Francis, and her mother was Viola (Wiley-Nye) Shuster. May God comfort you all. You are not forgotten.

  4. My condolences go out to all Bob’s family and loved ones. He was a wonderful man and will be missed by many!

  5. May we offer our sympathy to Bob’s family whom he dearly loved. We know that as believers, Bob is in a better place. No one can take his place and your memories will never fade. A very sweet & caring guy, Bob always said, “you better save your nickles” on his emails.
    God bless; you and keep you strong,

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