Robert S. Palyo, age 79, of Poplar Rd., W.. Salem Twp., passed away Tuesday afternoon, April 9, 2019.
He was born in Whitaker, PA on February 9, 1940 to Steve and Margaret (Rinko) Palyo and moved to Greenville in 1949. Bob graduated from Pymatuning Joint High School in 1957 and honorably served in the U.S. Marine Corp and Marine Corp Reserves. He was employed for thirty-four years at the former Sharon Steel Corp., retiring from the metallurgical lab in 1993. He was then employed at Goddard State Park and Pymatuning State Park until retirement in 2001. In addition, Bob helped his brother Ron run a small family farm in W. Salem Twp., for thirty years.
His other interests included, fishing, hunting, boating, golfing, traveling and rooting for Pittsburgh Sports Teams, especially the Penguins.
On November 26, 1960 he married the former Darla Dolan, she survives at home. Also surviving is a daughter; Kathy Brown and her husband Bob of Hartstown, a son; Robert J. Palyo and his wife Susie of Sharpsville, a grandson; Steven Brown, a great-granddaughter; Sydney Brown, his brother Ron Palyo and his wfie Susan of Carlisle, PA and their daughter Sarah and her husband Justin of San Francisco, CA and son Dan and his wife Tammy and their daughters Charlotte and Audrey of Carlisle, PA.
He was preceded in death by his parents and sister; Dorothy Palyo.
Per Bob's wishes, cremation was chosen and there will be no services. Memorial contributions may be made to Strayhaven Animal Shelter, 94 Donation Rd., Greenville, PA 16125. Arrangements have been entrusted to Loutzenhiser-Jordan Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 366-368 S. Main St., Greenville, PA.