Robert L. Dandar Sr.

William Snyder Funeral Home

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | April 22, 2024

Robert L. Dandar Sr., 78, of North Versailles, passed away Thursday April 18, 2024 surrounded by his loving family at home. He was born March 26, 1946, in McKeesport, a son of the late Edward and Josephine (Vistal) Dandar, and was also preceded in death by his brother Ronald Dandar and sister Nancy Marghella. Bob was a member of Mary Mother of God Parish. Prior to retirement he worked for 20 years for North Versailles Township Public Works Dept., enjoyed 15 years driving school bus, and also painted for 50 years. He may have even painted your house.

Bob was an outdoorsman who enjoyed fishing and spending time with family and his dogs at Smith Grove Campground, Butler, where he was known as “Bingo Bob” for his love of calling bingo games.

Bob is survived by his wife Carolyn A. (Karnash) Dandar; his children Barbara L. (Mark) Urbano of Ingram, Robert L. (Jessica) Dandar Jr. of North Versailles, Edward V. (Susan) Dandar of Claridge, Keith J. (Lisa) Dandar of Irwin, and Ronald D. (Sarah) Jewell of Penn Township; grandchildren Bennett (Monique), Paige (Chad), Jake (Madison), Julia (Sergio), Shannon (Logan), Ryan, Brad, Josephine, Ronnie, Owen, and Caden; brother Edward (Charlotte) Dandar and sister June (John) Quintiliani; also nieces and nephews.

Friends and family will be received from 2 to 8 p.m. Sunday, at the Forgie-Snyder Funeral Home, 1032 Broadway Ave., East McKeesport, 412-823-8083. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 a.m. Monday, in St. Robert Bellarmine Church, East McKeesport. In lieu of flowers spend time with your loved ones, walk your dogs, and play bingo in his memory! For online condolences please visit To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Robert L. Dandar Sr. please visit our Sympathy Store.

Originally published April 22, 2024.

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