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Rudolph J. Svoboda

April 03, 1944 - July 06, 2024


Obituary For Rudolph J. Svoboda

Svoboda, Rudolph J. "Rudy"
Age 80, of Brentwood, formerly of East Liberty, passed away on Saturday, July 6, 2024.

Beloved husband of 55 years to Mary Lou (Nothwang) Svoboda; loving father of Jon C. Svoboda and Jess (Melissa) Svoboda; proud Grandpap of Tess, David, Reese, Anna, Jase and Jason; loving son of the late Rudolph and Anna Laura (Pampena) Svoboda; caring brother of Patricia (Bill) Williamson, Martin (Denise) Svoboda and the late Carolyn (the late James) Glenn. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Rudy retired as Vice President of Dodson Engineering after 50 years of service and will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him. There will be no visitation. A memorial service will be held on Friday, August 2, 2024 at 11:00 in the John F. Slater Funeral Home Chapel, 4201 Brownsville Rd., Brentwood 15227, 412-881-4100. Interment will be held privately. In lieu of flowers, family suggests contributions to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 6704, Hagerstown, MD 21741, www.cancer.org.

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  • July 08, 2024

    My condolences to the entire Svoboda family. It was our pleasure to have known Rudy for over 20 years. So sorry for your loss. Patrice and David Evancho

  • July 07, 2024

    Jon so sorry for your loss Debbie Brush

  • July 07, 2024

    We are so sorry to hear of Rudy's passing. He will be greatly missed. Loved all the dishes he would make for the spino picnics and the family cook off. Our deepest sympathy. Love Bill, Lynn and Ben

  • July 07, 2024

    My memory of Rudy started when I was first employed at Dodson Engineering Inc, on March 26, 1974. He was a teacher, great friend, honest, and down to earth. God has a great man now. I will miss you.

  • July 07, 2024

    Rudy was the greatest bosses I've ever worked for. I was only 17 when I started working with him and he kinda took me under his wing for 25 years. He also was the greatest soup maker, especially his seafood soup! RIP Rudy and god bless his family.