March 7, 1925 – May 5, 2018
Bathe, Robert G. “Bob”
Age 93, on Saturday, May 5, 2018, of Whitehall.
Born on March 7, 1925, in McKeesport, he is the son of the late William and Edith (Speelman) Bathe. He was the beloved husband for 58 years of the late Geri (Miller) Bathe; loving father of five children – Alan (Phyllis) of Whitehall, Nancy (David) Mossman of O’Hara Township, Marilyn (William) Standley of Connequenessing Township, Laney (Kirk) Kreisher of Spring Mills and Carol Bathe of Wilkins Township; proud grandfather of 11 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; brother of the late William Bathe of White Oak and Harry Bathe of Cincinnati, Ohio; uncle of many nieces and nephews. Bob graduated from McKeesport High School in 1942. Following three years of Army service during World War II, he received his Business of Administration degree from Duquesne University in 1949, and was employed by U.S. Steel Corporation for 34 years, mostly in the corporate general office, before retiring as Manager of Accounting in 1983. He enjoyed all sports, particularly playing golf, traveling extensively, and doing many of his handyman projects for family and friends. He was outgoing and friendly to everyone who knew him. There will be no visitation. Burial will be private. In celebration of Bob’s life, family and friends will gather Saturday, May 26th from 4-7 p.m. at Salvatore’s, 5001 Curry Road. Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association or the American Cancer Society. Arrangements handled by the John F. Slater Funeral Home, Inc., 412-881-4100, 4201 Brownsville Road, Brentwood 15227.