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Burket-Truby Funeral Home of Oakmont

Hester, Robert S., Sr.




Robert S. Hester, Sr., 85 of Plum Boro passed away on Thursday, June 15, 2017 at his residence. Beloved Husband for 64 years of Shirley (Jennings) Hester. Loving Father of Karon (Harry) Bowser, Sheryl (Stephan) Kanizai, and Robert (Carol) Hester. Grandfather of Ryan (Lynn) Bowser, Stacy (Rob) Cooley, and Adam Bowser. Great-Grandfather of Alexis, Emma, Audrey, Mikalya, Olivia, Chloe, and Andie. Brother of Louis (Darrel) Hester and the late Fred Hamilton, Richard Hester, and John Hester. Robert was a longtime member of Rosedale United Methodist Church since 1944 and a member of Plum #799 Masonic Lodge where he was a 32nd Degree Mason and a Syria Shriner. He had 40 years of service with Bell Telephone and served as President and Council of Bell Telephone Pioneers. He was a chairman of the Board of Allegheny County Conservation District. Robert proudly served our country during the Korean War in the Army. He enjoyed hunting with his brothers and fishing at the Outer Banks. Friends and relatives are invited to a memorial service on Saturday, June 24, 2017, 11 a.m. in Rosedale United Methodist Church, 5501 3rd St. Verona, PA 15147. Donations may be made in his name to Plum Creek Masonic Hall #799, 9521 Saltsburg Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15239. Arrangements by BURKET-TRUBY FUNERAL HOME CREMATION & ALTERNATIVE SERVICES, INC. Oakmont.