Robert J. "Bob" ElderSeptember 18, 1940 ~ November 12, 2017 (age 77)
Warren – Robert J. “Bob” Elder, 77, passed away Sunday, November 12, 2017 at his residence.
He was born September 18, 1940, in Coraopolis, PA, the son of the late Robert and Gizella Elder.
He was a 1958 graduate of Coraopolis High School. Bob retired from the GM Assembly Plant in Lordstown in the maintenance department after 33 years. He was a member of St. John Paul II Parish. He was a member Warren Moose Lodge and a member and past President of the Slovak Club. He enjoyed golfing, hunting, fishing, and was avid sports fan especially watching his sons football team Avon High School and JFK Baseball team. Bob was also basketball referee for many years and also had coached and managed Burbank Little League Baseball Teams.
He is survived by his wife Ella M. “Penny” Elder whom he married April 28, 1962, three children Robert W. Elder of Coraopolis, PA, Thomas A. (Karen) Elder of Warren, and Michael J. (Arianna) Elder of Avon, OH, five grandchildren Gregory, Cory, Brock, Bailee, and Blake, two great grandchildren Nathaniel and Alaina, and a brother Richard (Sylvia) Elder of Coraopolis, PA.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother Ronald Elder.
Family and friends may call Thursday, November 16, 2017 from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. and Friday from 10:00 to 10:30 a.m. at the Peter Rossi & Son Memorial Chapel 1884 North Rd. NE, Warren, Ohio 44483.
A service will be Friday at 10:30 a.m. at the Funeral Home with Rev. John Lody Officiating.
Burial will be in all Souls Cemetery in Bazetta.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Bob’s name to the JFK Baseball Team c/o of the Funeral Home 1884 North Rd. NE, Warren, Ohio 44483.
Family and friends may visit www.peterrossiandsonfh.com to view this obituary, sign the guestbook, and send condolences to the Elder family.