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In Memory of

Robert D. Oberle

July 9, 1936 - May 16, 2017

Obituary


Robert D. Oberle (July 9, 1936) passed away peacefully on May 16, 2017. Son of the late Charles G. Oberle and Rose A. (Mangan) Oberle; stepson of William T. Farrell; brother of the late Charles Oberle and Joseph Oberle (Elsie); grandfather to the late Samuel Oberle.
Survived by his wife of 56 years, JoAnn, sons Lawrence (Lynne), James (Cheryl), Kenneth (Nancie), and grandchildren, Lily, Jimmy, Chip, Marisa, Alaina and Micaila.
Robert was a graduate of Central Catholic's class of 1954. He served in the military from 1957 to 1959. Robert had...

Robert D. Oberle (July 9, 1936) passed away peacefully on May 16, 2017. Son of the late Charles G. Oberle and Rose A. (Mangan) Oberle; stepson of William T. Farrell; brother of the late Charles Oberle and Joseph Oberle (Elsie); grandfather to the late Samuel Oberle.
Survived by his wife of 56 years, JoAnn, sons Lawrence (Lynne), James (Cheryl), Kenneth (Nancie), and grandchildren, Lily, Jimmy, Chip, Marisa, Alaina and Micaila.
Robert was a graduate of Central Catholic's class of 1954. He served in the military from 1957 to 1959. Robert had a long successful career in the coatings industry, beginning as a lab technician with Stoner Mudge and retiring as an International Manager for Valspar in 2000.
Robert loved baseball and played until he was 23 years old. He started what he called his "second career" as an usher for the Pittsburgh Pirates, Steelers and Pitt football for 15 years. Bob was thankful for the many friends he made throughout all his working career. He also wanted to give a special thanks to the people at Northway Christian Community and St. Teresa of Avila Church for their kindness.
In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Northway Christian Community or St. Teresa of Avila Church. Family will receive friends Thursday, May 18 from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. and Friday, May 19 from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at H.P. Brandt Funeral Home, Inc. Mass of Christian burial will be held Saturday, May 20 at 10 a.m. at St. Teresa of Avila Church. Entombment will follow at Allegheny County Memorial Park. Online condolences can be made at www.brandtfuneralhome.com.