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Robert A. Bonczek

December 19, 1928 ~ November 25, 2023 (age 94) 94 Years Old

Robert Bonczek Obituary

Robert A. Bonczek, age 94, of McKeesport, died November 25, 2023, at home. Born December 19, 1928, in McKeesport, he was the son of the late Paul and Helen (Janovitz) Bonczek and the husband of the late Doris Mae (Henry) Bonczek and the late Shirley (Marker) Bonczek.
Bob was the owner and operator of the former Bonczek Auto Service at the corner of Patterson Ave. and Walnut St. of McKeesport. He was also known as the undisputed "World's Finest Auto Mechanic!" Bob was a veteran of the US Army. He was a Staff Sergeant in the Screaming Eagle, 101st Airborne Division, serving during the Korean War, where he was awarded the Korean Service Medal with 2 Bronze Stars. He was also a member of Saints Joachim and Anne Parish. He loved boating on the Monongahela River, traveling, hunting, and fishing. Bob also enjoyed dancing and skeet shooting at the Clairton Sportsmen's Club.
Bob is survived by children, Janet (William) Ertle of Millsboro, DE, and Glenn (Carole) Bonczek of McKeesport; Shirley's children, Dennis (Joyce) Marker of Port Vue and Janice (Phil) Rogers of Cranberry; 10 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-granddaughter; sisters, Dolores Blum of Pittsburgh and Florence Innes of Sarasota, FL; nieces and nephew; also his special friend, Terry Pazuchanics of Elizabeth Twp.
Family and friends will be received at Willig Funeral Home & Crematory on Tuesday, November 28, 2023, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, November 29, 2023, 10 a.m., at Saints Joachim and Anne Parish, St. Eugene's Church of Liberty Borough. Committal prayers, military honors, and burial will follow at Penn Lincoln Memorial Park.
Memorial contributions are suggested to Clairton Sportmen's Club, 412 Coal Valley Rd, Clairton, PA 15025.
Condolences and memories may be shared at www.willigfuneralcremationservices.com.
Chuck Danforth, Supervisor

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
November 28, 2023

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Willig Funeral Home & Crematory
220 9th Street
McKeesport, PA 15132

Visitation
Tuesday
November 28, 2023

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Willig Funeral Home & Crematory
220 9th Street
McKeesport, PA 15132

Mass of Christian Burial
Wednesday
November 29, 2023

10:00 AM
St. Eugene Church (Saints Joachim and Anne Parish)
3210 Liberty Way
Liberty Borough, PA 15133

Committal
Wednesday
November 29, 2023

11:30 AM
Penn Lincoln Memorial Park
Rt 30
Huntingdon, PA 15642

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