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Walter Robosky

Jones Mills

Walter G. Robosky Jones Mills Walter George Robosky, 61, of Jones Mills, died Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012. He was born Oct. 3, 1950, in Greensburg, a son of the late Andrew and Mary (Lishego) Rohosky, of Forbes Road. Walter was a graduate of Greensburg-Salem High School. He was a veteran of the Army serving during the Vietnam War and was a recipient of the Purple Heart. He was employed for 37 years as a letter carrier for the Postal Service at the Jeannette Post Office and he was currently employed part time at the Glengary Golf Course. He was a member of the Donegal American Legion, the DAV, Purple Heart Association, National Association of Letter Carriers and the Retired Letter Carriers Association. Walter coached girls softball in the MPIAA girls softball league in Mt. Pleasant for many years and he attended Mt. Nebo Church of God. He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Brenda (Geary) Robosky; one daughter, Gretchen Goodman and her husband, Justin, of Midway, Ga.; a granddaughter, Angelina; and a grandson, Pierce; the following brothers and sisters: Catherine Slezak, of Greensburg, Thomas Robosky and his wife, Betty, of Mt. Pleasant, Andrew Robosky and his wife, Patricia, of Irmo, S.C., Stephen Robosky and his wife, Janet, of Herndon, Va., Michael Robosky and his wife, Connie, of North Huntingdon, Maryann Sproat and her husband, Terry, of Forbes Road, Dorothy Kovacik, of Greensburg, Robert Robosky and his wife, Lisa, of Greensburg and William Robosky, of Hannastown; his mother-in-law, Martha "Cookie" Geary, of Jones Mills; brother-in-law, Paul "Bo" Geary, of Jones Mills; and numerous nieces and nephews and their families. In addition to his parents he was predeceased by a brother, James Robosky; two brothers-in-law, William Slezak and John Kovacik; and two nephews, Theodore and James Robosky. Friends will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday and from noon to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday in the CLYDE BROOKS FUNERAL HOME INC., corner of Municipal Building Road and Route 711, Melcroft, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday with Pastor Ron Schaeffer and the Rev. Paul Friedhof officiating. Interment will follow in the Snowball Cemetery. Military honors will be accorded at the graveside. To sign the guest registry, please visit www.brooksfuneralhomes.com.

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