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Bob Vodenichar

Bob Vodenichar Robert "Bob" Vodenichar, of Sharpsville, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018, in Sharon Regional Medical Center surrounded by his family after an extended illness. He was 79.
Bob was born March 14, 1939, in the Patagonia section of Hermitage, a son of the late Joseph and Helen Seige-Vodenichar.
Bob was a 1957 alumnus of Hickory High School, Hermitage, and had since been a lifelong Sharpsville resident.
Bob was a member of the U.S. Air Force for four years, stationed in Delaware and the Philippines.
Bob was a machinist at the former General American. He also drove bus for more than 30 years for the former Bortner Tours, South Pymatuning Township, which later became Travelways. He spent many years farming and maintaining properties with Scott Lewis, and was a member of the Sharpsville Area School Board.
He was a loving father, grandfather, and great-grandfather, Robert was an avid sports fan who enjoyed nothing more than attending his grandchildren's sporting events. He also enjoyed playing his daily lottery numbers and scratch-offs.
Surviving are three daughters, Mary Jo Staunch and her husband Jack; Lori Ellison and her husband Brian; and Amy Sloan and her husband Keith; eight grandchildren, Amanda Auman and her husband Randy, Brian Ellison, Anthony, Eric, and Madison Sloan, and Trey, Allie, and Chase Staunch; and two great-grandchildren, Kendall and Avery Auman. Also surviving are two sisters, Marilyn Price and her husband Robert; Louis Fetsko, and her husband Robert; a sister-in-law, June Vodenichar; and several nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his former wife, Mary Vodenichar; three brothers, Carl, Joseph, and Freddie Vodenichar; a sister, Helene Vodenichar; and a nephew, David Vodenichar.
The family would like to thank Breakfast at Tiffany's and all their employees for being so kind to our father for so many years, as he was a daily patron.
The family suggests contributions be made in memory of Bob Vodenichar to the Sharpsville Boosters Club, 1 Blue Devil Way Sharpsville, PA 16150 or the West Middlesex All Sports Boosters, 3591 Sharon Road, West Middlesex, PA 16159.



VODENICHAR
Robert "Bob", 79, of Sharpsville.
Calling hours: 4 to 7 p.m. Friday (10-19-18) at DONALDSON-MOHNEY FUNERAL HOME and CREMATION SERVICE, 124 Main St., Sharpsville. Online condolences may be expressed at www.donaldsonmohney.com
Funeral service: 7 p.m. Friday in the funeral home.
Burial: Westside Cemetery.
Published on October 17, 2018
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Carol Drennen
Oct 19, 2018
I met Bob when he was my bus driver when I was a senior at Sharpsville High School. He was such a handsome guy and was always very kind to us high schoolers. I again had the opportunity to meet up with him again when his daughters were students at the same high school. He was such a great father and loved his sports. We once again were reconnected through Scott Lewis and worked together helping out at the farm. I have not seen Bob in the past 4 years and want to say how terribly sorry I am to hear of his passing. He loved you girls and your families. May God comfort you all in your loss.
Rosemary Vodenichar Simmons
Oct 18, 2018
Robert's picture sure reminded me of Uncle Joe.
I am sorry for your loss.
Rosemary ( Robert's cousin)