Robert Charles Persuda, 94 of Caldwell, W.VA, formerly of Charleroi, passed away Sunday, November 24, 2019 in The Brier, Ronceverte, W.VA. Robert was born December 29, 1924 in Charleroi, the son of the late Martin and Mary Beckovsky Persuda. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. Robert retired from TCI Cable Co in 1992. He was a member of Mary, Mother of the Church Parish and a member and past Grand Knight of the Charleroi Knights of Columbus Council#956. Robert is survived by his wife Virginia Grace Paoly Persuda; two daughters Diane (Walter) Sheffler of Latrobe and Janet (Kenneth) Miller of Caldwell, W.VA; six grandchildren Brandon, Heather and Desiree Sheffler, Sarah, Adam and Andrea Miller. In addition to Robert’s parents he is preceded in death by his sisters Betty Persuda and Doris O’Toole and his brother Edward Persuda. Friends will be received Friday from 6 to 8p.m. in the Schrock-Hogan Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., 226 Fallowfield Ave., Charleroi. A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Saturday at 10a.m. in Mary, Mother of the Church, 7th & Washington Ave., Charleroi. Interment will follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Carroll Twp. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to St. Jude's Children's Hospital. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.schrock-hogan.com.
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