• BLUM ROBERT W. Robert W. Blum,...

Robert W. Blum, age 96, of McMurray, formerly of Carrick, passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 27, 2017. Born Jan. 5, 1921, he was the loving husband of the late Betty Jane (Callahan) Blum; loving father of Roderick (Jan) Blum of Dublin, OH and Christina (Jim) DeWoody of Venetia, PA; loving Pap to his five grandchildren, Jamie (Grant) Gilmore, Ryan Blum, Kaitlyn (Nick) Hite, Jim and Jake DeWoody; and five great- grandchildren; brother of George (Dolores) Blum and the late Lynn and Carlyle Blum; Uncle Bob to Allison (Walter) Carlson, Ellen Kisco and Jeff (Monica) Blum. A resident of McMurray for 65 years, Bob built his own home and was active in his community. He was a longtime member of Center Presbyterian Church, coached little league baseball, drove school bus for Peters Township and volunteered for Meals on Wheels. Bob served with the Merchant Marine during WWII and was a retired trainman from Conrail after 40 years of service. Known for his generosity and sense of humor, Bob will be missed by all who knew and loved him. The family would like to thank the staff at Bridgeville Rehab and Care Center for their support and care these past several months, and also for the compassionate care demonstrated by the staff at St. Clair Hospital during his brief stay. Arrangements by BEINHAUER, 724-941-3211. Services were held privately at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Peters Township Meals on Wheels Program. Please let the family know so that they can acknowledge your thoughtfulness. Please add or view tributes at www. beinhauer.com.
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PostedSeptember 04, 2017