COALPORT — WILK – Robert J., 78, Coalport, died April 9, 2013, at home. Born Dec. 27, 1934, in Lilly, son of the late Frank and Anna (Slebodnick) Wilk. Preceded in death by wife, the former Janet Bandrowsky, on July 28, 2007; daughter, Julie Yeckley, on June 15, 2012; an infant brother; an infant sister; brother and sister-in-law, Edward and Ida (Leap) Wilk; and brother, Paul. Survived by daughters, Jeannette Williams (Daniel) and Susan Wilk; and son-in-law, Hugh Yeckley, all of Coalport; and grandchildren, Sean and Matt Yeckley and Abigail and Daniel Williams. He was the last member of his immediate family. Also survived by several special nieces and nephews. He received an engineering degree and teaching degree from Penn State University. Marine Corps veteran of the Korean War. Bob taught at Admiral Peary Vocational-Technical School, Ebensburg, and retired in 1997. He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and attending their sporting events, fishing, camping and was an avid Penn State and Pittsburgh Steelers fan. Founding member of Glendale Medical Center, GIDA and Coalport Area Coal Museum. He served on the board of directors at Glendale Medical Center. Member of Glendale School District Education Foundation; Coalport Lions; PSEA; Sokol’s Club, Lilly; Coalport VFW; a Third Degree member of Knights of Columbus; and St. Basil Catholic Church, Coalport, where funeral Mass will be celebrated at 1 p.m. Saturday, the Rev. Zab Amar, celebrant. Committal, church cemetery. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Gibbons Funeral Home, Coalport, where vigil service will be held Friday afternoon. Military rites in charge of Coalport VFW.
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