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Robert "Bob" R Girdano

February 16, 1932 ~ March 26, 2019 (age 87)
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Robert “Bob” Girdano


A longtime resident of Penn Hills, age 87, passed away peacefully on Tuesday March 26, 2019.


Bob was the beloved husband of the late Dorina (Santucci) Girdano for 64 years;

Loving father of Vincent (Janet) Girdano, and the late Robert (surviving spouse Cynthia) Girdano, and Cara (surviving spouse Ronald) Marney;

Proud grandfather of seven grandchildren and the late second lieutenant Michael Girdano; and three great-grandchildren;

Brother of Anthony Girdano, John Girdano, and Mary Benzinger.

Bob is preceded in death by his parents, Anthony and Margaret Girdano, and sisters Margaret Hammill, Trinky Lauer, and Dolores Miceli.

Known as Bob to his friends and Pap to his grand and great-grandchildren, he loved fishing, hunting, playing cards, reading, and tending to his garden.


Family and friends will be received on Friday 2-4 & 6-8 PM at English Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc.; 378 Maryland Ave; Oakmont PA 15139; 412-828-6565. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held for Bob on Saturday at 10 AM in St. Gerard Majella Church. Interment to follow in Plum Creek Cemetery.

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