The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

Obituaries

November 28, 2012

Robert Lee Hersh

JOHNSTOWN — HERSH – Robert Lee, 69, Johnstown, died Nov. 27, 2012, at Select Specialty Hospital, Johnstown. Born Feb. 5, 1943, in Stoystown, son of William and Bertha Mae (Shaffer) Hersh. Preceded in death by parents and brother, William. Survived by brothers, Russell, and wife, Carol; and Dennis, and wife, Becky, all of Somerset; sister-in-law, Terri Hersh, Somerset; and nieces and nephews, Theresa Tharpe, Tracy Hay, Russell Hersh Jr. and Michael Beeman. He will be sadly missed by great-nieces and -nephews, Gregory and Thomas Tharpe; Amber, Mercedes, Anna and Vigi Hersh; and Gabriela and Dakota Hay. He was a graduate of Shade High School, and retired from Hiram Swank and Sons, Johnstown. He was an avid Johnstown hockey fan, and enjoyed traveling and sightseeing. Family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Deaner Funeral Home, Stoystown, where service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, the Rev. Mark Blair, officiating. Interment, Otterbein Cemetery, Wilbur. (DeanerFuneralsAndCremations.com)

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