Robert W.  Benna, N3LWP

June 08, 1933 - February 01, 2020

Visitation: Tuesday, February 4, 2020, 2-4, 6-8 pm; Devlin Funeral Home, North Hills.

Service: Wednesday, February 5, 2020, 10 am; St. Teresa of Avila Parish.


Robert W. Benna, N3LWP
Age 86, of Ross Twp., passed away on Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020. Born June 8, 1933, son of the late Frank and Alma Benna. Beloved husband of Patricia A. Benna, whom he married on Dec. 26, 1953, loving father of Mary (Dave) Buskirk, Robert A., David (Janice), Teresa (Dan) Fitzpatrick, Paul G. (Tracey), Michael (Shannon) Benna; dear grandfather of Becky (Dan), Sarah (Bobby), Matthew, Samantha (Brett), Erin, Kelly (Curt), Melissa, Jonathan, Michelle, Olivia, Libby, Jacob, and Nicholas; great-grandpa of Teagan, Jackson, and Connor.

Bob will be lovingly remembered for his strong work ethic, compassion, and the love he had for his family. He worked for Bell Telephone, and was a volunteer for Perrysville Vol. Fire Company. Bob was a very active member of the Breeze Shooters. He also enjoyed gardening.

After graduation from high school, Bob selflessly served our country in the United States Army, having served in the Korean War.

Family and friends are welcome Tuesday from 2-4, 6-8 pm at Devlin Funeral Home, 806 Perry Hwy., North Hills. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday at 10 am at St. Teresa of Avila Parish. Interment will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Mount Troy Road.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Bob’s name to Our Lady of Sorrows Monastery, 2715 Churchview Ave 15227.

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  • Bobby and Maria Chiu

    Teresa and family, our deepest condolences to you.

  • Lee Rice

    He held grat VE sessions too!

  • Bob Ferrey Jr.

    I met Bob at the North Hills Amateur Radio Club. He was active in club activities. He had the nickname of Popeye. Rest In Peace Bob 73.

  • Sandi Fisher

    Teresa and Family, God’s blessing on all of you at this very difficult time. He is now in the arms of the angels. Sincere sympathy, Sandi

  • Fred & Elly Buskirk

    Rest in Peace Pap Benna.You were always so kind THANKS

  • robert waag

    With Deepest Sympathy.
    May it comfort you to know
    That Bob is at peace
    and in the loving arms
    of our Lord.
    Bob was more than a brother firefighter
    And a friend; He was a Father figure to me.
    Bob & Anna Waag

 

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