Robert R. Wayne, 76, of Warren, PA passed away at John and
Orpha Blair Hospice Home on Sunday morning, September 7,
2014 after a long battle with cancer. He was born June 3, 1938 in
Liberty borough, PA. He was the son of Robert R. and Marie
Wurst Wayne. Bob has been a Warren area resident for the past
25 years and was formerly of Corning, N.Y. and McKeesport, PA.
He was a 1956 graduate of McKeesport High School and earned
his Master’s Degree in Business Administration for Pennsylvania
State University. He was employed with Corning Glass and then
G.T.E. Sylvania, retiring from Osram in 2004 after 31 years
employment. He had served with the U.S. Army in the R.O.T.C.
and Reserves Programs. He was a member of St. Joseph R.C.
Church. He enjoyed golfing, was a member of the Aeromodelers
Group, and was a collector of Lionel Trains. He was always a
dedicated husband, father and grandfather, who loved making
his family his whole life.
He is survived by his wife of 31 years, Diane Spangler Wayne
whom he married May 12, 1983 in Warren, PA.,
4 Children – Gail Wayne of Newburyport, Mass., Meredith Irwin
and husband, Chris of Athens, GA., Venessa Wilkins and
husband Cameron of Erie, PA., Michael Wayne of Austin, TX.,
4 Grandchildren – Nora and Luke Irwin, Benjamin and Nathaniel
Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304
East Street, Warren, PA on Wednesday, September 10, 2014
from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 P.M. A vigil service will be conducted there
on Wednesday at 3:45P.M. A Mass of Christian Burial will be
conducted at St. Joseph R.C. Church, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue
West, Warren, PA on Thursday at 11:00 A.M. with Fr. Richard J.
Toohey, Pastor, officiating. Interment will be in St. Joseph R.C.
Cemetery. Those wishing to place memorials may do so through
Hospice of Warren County, Earmarked for the John and Orpha
Blair Hospice Home, 1 Main Avenue, Warren, PA 16365 or the
Warren Cancer Center, 2 Crescent Park, Warren, PA. 16365.
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