Robert A. Hegedus, Sr., 78

hegedusRobert A. Hegedus Sr. of Ellwood City went home to his Lord on Wednesday, September 7, 2016. Bob was78 years old and a friend to many.

Bob was a highly respected manager at Universal Rundle Corporation in the Computer Department and the first to employ a physically challenged person. After his retiring from Universal Rundle he helped maintain the computers at Holy Redeemer School. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, boating, and most of all, spending time with his family and grandson, Carson. A gifted craftsman, he shared his talents with everyone, always having the humor for the moment, a joy to be around.

Bob was a Head Usher at First Assembly of God in New Castle and a member for 30 years. An awesome example of his Savior to family at home, as well as all he met.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister, Betty Salvati, a brother in law, Lawrence “Lum” Salvati, Sr. and a niece, Patricia Salvati.

He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Shirley (Miskolcze) Hegedus; a daughter, Diana L. Hegedus; a son, Robert A. Hegedus Jr. and his son, Bob’s Grandson, our Angel, Carson, all of Ellwood City. He is also survived by a brother in law, William Miskolcze and his wife Barbara from Beaver Falls.

Family and friends will be received from 2-4 and 7-9 on Saturday, September 10 at the Marshall Funeral Home 200 Fountain Ave. Ellwood City. The service on Sunday, September 11 will begin at 2:30 at the funeral home with his pastor, Chad Stoecker officiating.

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8 thoughts on “Robert A. Hegedus, Sr., 78

  1. Shirley and Hegedus Family: My sympathies and prayers on the passing of your husband, Robert. Your former neighbor – Joseph Bodnar

  2. Our deepest sympathies to you Shirley, and to your family. We will always remember Bob’s devilish grin and his super, super kindness. May your memories and God’s love help you during this difficult time.
    Love and prayers
    Donna Lee Buccelli and Paul (Tom) Underiner

  3. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time. Bob always was so nice and funny way back when all of us young people(at that time) would come and visit. The fellowship was wonderful! Take comfort in knowing he is with our Lord. Well done thy faithful servant, enter into the joy of your Lord. Linda and Danny Bartolomeo

  4. God be your comfort in your loss of Bob Sr. He was a wonderful man and inspiration to many . I’m sure he’s having quite the conversation with God right now. Hugs to Mom Shirley, Bobby, Di, and Carson.

  5. Shirley, Diana, Bobby, Carson, We are so sorry to hear about Bob’s passing. Our thoughts are with you all. In sympathy, Gary and Peggy (Salvati) Tonini

  6. Our deepest sympathy on the passing of your Beloved husband,father,brother, uncle, & my friend Bob. My fondest memories of the love, hospitality & fellowship he & Shirley extended to young converts in Christ. May you find comfort in knowing “to be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord! ❤ Brian & Della & family.

  7. My deepest sympathies for Bob’s family and friends. I worked with Bob at Universal Rundle. A wonderful man and compassionate person. God bless

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