Robert E. Hetrick, Sr. Sandy Creek Twp., Hadley passed away peacefully at 10:35 am on Monday, May 22, 2017 at the residence of his daughter Robin. He was 79.
Robert was born in Black Lick, Indiana County on September 24, 1937 a son of the late Harold R. and Goldie (Burns) Hetrick. On January 24, 1957 he married the former Patricia A. Hawk who preceded him in death June 30, 2008. He had been self employed in the refuse waste collection business for many years and had later worked for Hadley Recycling.
Robert is survived by 3 sons, Harold Hetrick and his wife Nora of New Castle, Robert Hetrick, Jr. and his wife Mary of Hadley and Kenneth Duane Hetrick of Saegertown; 3 daughters, Patricia Stivanson and her husband Jeff of Meadville, Goldie E. Tarranto of Hadley and Robin Hetrick of Saegertown; one brother, John Bennett of Kinsman, Ohio.
19 Grandchildren and many great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Patricia, two sisters, Goldie Woods and Ruth Kristyak; three brothers, Clarence Hetrick, Art Bennett and George Hetrick.
The funeral and committal service will be held on Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 11:00 am at the Robert L. Snyder Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. 3223 Perry Hwy. The interment will follow at the Sheakleyville Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Wednesday from 6:00 to 8:00 pm and Thursday from 10 - 11:00 am and may share memories and condolences online at www.snyderfh.com.
Published on May 22, 2017