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Robert Leroy McGavitt
February 22, 1937 ~ September 4, 2023 (age 86) 86 Years Old
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Robert Leroy “Irish” McGavitt, 86, of North Charleroi, passed away peacefully at home with his loving family by his side on September 4th, 2023. Robert was born in West Pike Run Twp., on February 22, 1937, he was the son of the late George and Hennrietta McGavitt.
In addition to his parents, Mr. McGavitt is preceded in death by his wife Paula Joyce McGavitt and the youngest of his eleven (11) siblings.
Mr. McGavitt worked for McCormicks Water Drilling during the early 1960’s. In 1968 he went to work for the Allenport Works Steel Mill until his retirement in 1998. He enjoyed riding his trike and taking long drives through the countryside. Robert enjoyed spending time with his family and was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.
Surviving to cherish Robert’s memory; his son Ed (Cheryl) McGavitt of Charleroi. His four daughters; Cathy (Chuck) Lisovich, of North Charleroi, Connie McGavitt, of North Charleroi, Robin (Mario) Greco, of Rostraver and Traci Yates of Robinson. His eight (8) grandchildren, eleven (11) great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Friends and family will be received from 2:00 to 3:30pm on Wednesday, September 13, 2023 at Hogan-Melenyzer Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc., 226 Fallowfield Ave., Charleroi, PA 15022. Funeral service will be held at 3:30pm inside the funeral home on Wednesday, September 13, 2023. Arrangements have been entrusted to Hogan-Melenyzer Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc. A celebration of life will be held after the funeral service at the Charleroi American Legion Post 22, 234 Fallowfield Ave., Charleroi, PA. Online condolences may be sent to www.hogan-melenyzer.com.