Robert C. Beitsch, 65

Robert C. Beitsch, 65, of Clover Ave., Ellwood City passed away Sunday, May 28, 2017 at the VNA Hospice in Butler following a courageous battle with cancer.

Born December 1, 1951 in New Brighton, he was the son of the late Job C. Beitsch and Mildred Virginia Long. He was married for 46 years to Patty A. Gahagan Beitsch who survives.

Bob retired from Norfolk Southern Railroad after 42 years of service as a machinist. He enjoyed golfing, fishing, yard work, and riding his motorcycle. His most cherished time was spent with his family especially his grandchildren.

In addition to his wife, Patty, survivors include two daughters, Sandy Wright (Brian Salsberry) of Ellwood City, Crystal (Jason) Janis of Fombell; two sisters, Mary (Rob) Dyson of Chippewa, Eileen (Burt) Garmen of New Brighton; and three grandchildren, Natalie Wright, Robbie Janis, and Jacob Salsberry.

Per Bob’s request, there will be no services. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Marshall Funeral Home, Ellwood City.

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6 thoughts on “Robert C. Beitsch, 65

  1. Patty and family, I am so sorry for your loss. Please know that you are in my thoughts, my heart, and my prayers.

  2. Patty you have my deepest sympathies at this difficult time. Please know you and your family are lifted in prayer.

  3. My deepest sympathy Pat and family.I cherished Bob as one of my close friends and golf partners.Am missing him already. My prayers are with all of you.God bless.

  4. Patty & family, Ken & I send our deepest sympathy to you all. We will keep you in our prayers.
    Love, Ken & Esther Shoaf

  5. Patty, No words can express how I feel. Bob was a great guy and a lot of fun. He will be greatly missed!

  6. Patty, I am so very sorry for your loss. Bob had such a wonderful sense of humor. Please know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. May God grant you the strength and guide you during this most difficult time.

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