Robert Thomas Eslary, beloved husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather, passed away on August 30, 2023. He was a devoted family man who led a rich and fulfilling life. Robert's presence will be deeply missed by all who had the honor of knowing him.
He worked as a millwright at Kennametal prior to retirement.
Robert proudly served in the United States Navy and later became a member of the American Legion. His unwavering commitment to his country was commendable and exemplified his patriotism. Robert's military service embodies his dedication to serving something greater than himself.
Outside of his military service, Robert nurtured various passions. He had an affinity for hunting, finding solace in nature's embrace. Farming was another endeavor close to Robert's heart; he possessed a green thumb that resulted in beautiful yields year after year. Additionally, he enjoyed golfing as an active member of Champion Lakes Golf Club. These hobbies allowed Robert to find joy in the simpler aspects of life. He was also an avid gardener.
Above all else, Robert cherished his family until his last breath. He leaves behind a legacy of love that will endure for generations to come. He is survived by his loving wife, Pearl Eslary; their children: daughter Donna Marie (David) Moffat, and son Robert T. Eslary Jr. and the late son Eric Eslary; as well as grandchildren Christopher, Andrew, Morgan, Lauren and Colin,. His great grandchildren Hunter and Emma brought immense joy into his life. He was preceded in death by his sister Marion and brother Andy.
Robert Thomas Eslary was a man of integrity and grace who made an indelible mark on those fortunate enough to know him. His memory will forever be cherished by those who loved him dearly.
A private family burial was held in St. John’s Cemetery Wilpen.
Memorial donations can be made in Robert’s name to St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place Memphis TN 38105 or Eric Eslary Memorial Scholarship Fund % Lesco FCU 2613 Ligonier St. Latrobe Pa 15650