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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