Robert D. Shearer, 88, of Cabot passed away on February 12, 2020 at his home.
Born March 18, 1931 in New Kensington, PA, he was the son of Jesse Shearer and Eleanor Duff.
Bob had worked as a electrician for Westinghouse Electric in Cheswick, retiring in 1996. He served in the US Army during Korea as a medic. He enjoyed farming, woodworking, handyman services for his family, watching his grandchildren's sports and activities.
Surviving are wife, Irene Virostek Shearer, whom he married March 6, 1953, two sons, Douglas Shearer of Phoenix, AZ and Scott (Bobbie) Shearer of Cabot, two daughters, Karen (Dan) Russo of Las Vegas, NV and Wendy (Lee) McCutchen of Apollo, his brothers, Donald (Shirley) Shearer of Pittsburgh and Hugh Shearer of Cabot, 16 grandchildren and12 great-grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents one sister Doris Staller, his daughter-in-law Susan Knudson
There will be no visitation, a memorial service will be held on Monday, February 17, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. the St. Luke Lutheran Church 330 Hannahstown Road Cabot, PA, with Ben Berteau officiating.
Memorial donations may be made to a local food pantry.
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