Robert A. Szepesi

Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | September 09, 2019

On Sunday, September 8, 2019, Robert A. Szepesi, 81, of White Oak, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his daughters. He was born July 17, 1938 in Duquesne and was the son of the late Stephen and Irene (Serfozo) Szepesi. He was the loving husband of the late Joan (Savel) Szepesi, who passed away May 18, 2002. Robert was an active member of the Free Hungarian Reformed Church, McKeesport. He served in the U.S. Army from 1961-1963 and was honorably discharged. He was a Draftsman and CAD designer for Dravo Corporation. After his retirement, Bob enjoyed reminiscing about classic cars, watching Penguins hockey and Pirates baseball, and working on projects at his daughters' houses.

 He is survived by his daughters, Christine L. (J.R.) Guzewicz of Elizabeth Township, Denise L. (Shawn) Szepesi-Strom of McKeesport, and Sandra L. (Abe) White of Lee's Summit, MO. He was the proud "Pappy" of Sarah (Ian) Fleming, Tyler Guzewicz, Dylan Szepesi, Emily White, William  "Liam" White, and Rebekah White and uncle to several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his brother, Stephen Szepesi. Friends are welcome to share remembrances Friday, September 13, 2019 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm at the Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 1638 Lincoln Way, White Oak, (412) 672-6322, Troy J. Gilbert, Director.  Funeral service will be held at the Free Hungarian Reformed Church in McKeesport on Saturday, September 14, 2019 at 10 am with The Rev. Dr. Daniel Borsay officiating. Interment will follow at the Mount Vernon Cemetery, Elizabeth Township. Remembrances may be made at

Originally published September 09, 2019.

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