Robert J. Wawrzeniak, 88, of Glassport died Saturday January 19, 2019. He is the son of the late Michael and Blanche (Pokropski) Wawrzeniak. He is survived by his daughter Kelly (Paul) Heatherington, 9 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, son in law Dennis Sobczak and daughter in law Beth Wawrzeniak. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife Mary (Hornyak) Wawrzeniak, daughter Lynn Sobczak, and son Mark Wawrzeniak. Robert was a member of Queen of the Rosary Parish, Polish National Alliance, American Legion, and was honorably discharged from the U.S. Army in the Korean War. He was the retired owner of Bob's Bar in Glassport where he spent many years with his patrons collecting monies for the UPMC Children's Hospital Free Care Fund. Friends received WOJCIECHOWSKI FUNERAL HOME, Glassport, Tuesday 2-5 and 6-7:30 at which time a blessing will be held. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the free care fund at UPMC children's hospital of Pittsburgh www.givetochildrens.org which was near and dear to Bob's heart.
Originally published January 19, 2019.