Robert Hershberger Stein

December 16, 1923 ~ March 25, 2022 (age 98)


ROBERT HERSHBERGER STEIN Robert H. Stein, 98, of 20 Ridgeview Drive, Uniontown, passed away on Friday March 25, 2022 at Beechwood Court in Uniontown, Pa. He was born on December 16, 1923 in Philadelphia, Pa., son of the late J. Paul and Naomi Stein. On June 12, 1948, in Everett, Pa. he married E. Louise (Betty), his wife of 66 years, who preceded him in death on February 18, 2015.He is survived by the following family: a daughter Martha (Marti) Sue, wife of Rodney A. Clark, of Everett and son, Robert R. Stein, husband of Sandra of Chalk Hill, Pa.; four grandchildren: Elizabeth (Beth) Hess (husband-Wayde) of Everett, Wendy Evans (husband-Curtis) of Mooresville, N.C., Lauren Stein (husband-Scott) of Uniontown, and Jared Stein (wife-Whitney) of Melbourne, Fla.; and five great-grandchildren Ryan Hess of Everett and Rebecca Yost (husband-Nathan) of Mooresville, N.C., and Cameron, Spencer and Drew Evans of Mooresville, N.C.; and sister-in-law Marjorie Felton of Everett.Bob was eagerly looking forward to seeing his first great-great grandchild due in June. Bob resided in Uniontown, Pa., for 86 years, was an active member of the Uniontown Church of the Brethren and the Golden Circle Sunday School class.He graduated from Uniontown High School in 1942 and Juniata College in 1950.He worked for his grandfather (Roy A. Ritchey) at Fayette Farm Service from 1950-1956 and for Gallatin National Bank from 1958-1986, retiring as Vice President and Cashier after 28 years’ service.He was a charter member of the Fayette County Agricultural Improvement Assoiciation and served many years on the Fayette County Fair Board. His steadfast service there was very kindly acknowledged by the PA Dept. of Agriculture and the Fair Board in 2019 when he was named Friend of the Fayette Fair. He was aslo a longtime member of the Uniontown Exchange Club and Isaac Walton League. Bob led a full, long, and fulfilling life.He loved being outdoors; he enjoyed mowing, gardening and spending endless hours clearing trails, cutting down dead trees and splitting wood at the cabin he and Betty owned in the mountain.You may recall seeing him chewing on a Marsh Wheeling cigar. The family wishes to thank the friendly and compassionate staff at Beechwood Court for the outstanding care they provided for Bob in his final years.Special thanks to Amedysis Hospice for their wonderful care during his final months. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the Uniontown Church of the Brethren, 20 Robinson Street, Uniontown, Pa. 15401. Friends will be received in the Donald R. Crawford Funeral Home in Hopwood, on Monday, March, 28, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Additional visitation will be held at the Akers Funeral Home, Everett, PA on Tuesday, March, 29, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., the time of the service.

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