Robert J. Wennin, 95, of 5694 Sizerville Rd., Emporium, PA passed away at Erie County Medical Center, Buffalo, New York on Monday morning (November 7, 2022). He was born March 22, 1927 in St. Marys, PA a son of the late Mathias and Hazel Gore Wennin. He married Beverly Averill, who survives.
Robert served with the US Navy during WW II on the USS Quivinus 01/16/1945 to 07/15/1946. He retired from Philips Electronics, then went on to work for the Department of Forestry, and Sinnemahoning State Park. He was a member of the Keating Summit Methodist Church, and a life member of the VFW Post 6221. He is survived by his wife Beverly Averill Wennin; son, Daniel Wennin (Tonyia), Emporium; two grandchildren: Brock Wennin (Alyssa), St. Marys; Monica Dixon (Kurtis), Mainsburg; seven great grandchildren: Nikkole (Zach), Brooke, Gavin, Beckett, Silas, Zaiden and Keegan; two great great grandchildren, Paisley and Vincent; granddaughter-in-law, Valerie Aikens, Emporium; sister, Veronica Lyon, Emporium; numerous step children and step grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his step mother, Lois Wennin; three wives, Delores Valeria, Nancy Kesterholt, Marisa South; grandson, Paul Gaberseck, great grandson Mitchell, brother, Ernest Wennin, and brother-in-law Robert Lyon.
Visitation will be at the Barnett Funeral Home, 207 E. Fourth Street, Emporium, PA on Thursday (November 10, 2022) from 2:00-2:45 PM followed by a funeral service at 3:00 PM with Rev. Todd Lamer, Keating Summit United Methodist Church, officiating. A Military Service will follow by the Cameron County Memorial Detail. A late lunch will be held at the VFW Post 6221 427 East 3rd Street Emporium immediately after the service.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the VFW Post 6221, 427 East 3rd Street, Emporium, PA 15834 or to the Cameron County Ambulance Service, 299 E. Second St., Emporium, PA 15834.