Robert J. “Bibs” Joint, Sr.
Robert J. “Bibs” Joint, Sr., 83, of Erie,
passed away Thursday, June 11, 2009, at Presque Isle Rehab & Nursing Center following an extended illness. He was born in Erie on July 11, 1925, son of the late Albert and Gertrude Lynch Joint.
A lifelong Erie resident, Robert retired from Erie Forge & Steel following 36 years of service. He enjoyed relaxing especially outdoors. Robert loved his time spent with his family. Preceded in death by a daughter, Brenda Bellotti and several brothers and sisters.
Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Donna Decker Joint; one daughter, Elaine Fox (Norman), of Lake City, Pa.; two sons, Robert Joint, Jr. (Brenda), and William Joint, both of Erie; one brother, Edward Joint (Sally), of Millcreek Twp.; 11 grandchildren, Leslie (Andy), Sherri (Jeff) Chereen (Steve), Adam, Rose (Bruce), Robert (Brenda), Hope (Matt), Chastity (James), Jennifer (TJ), Robert III and Joann; several great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews and cousins. Friends may call at the Dusckas Funeral Home, Inc., West, 536 West 10th Street on Monday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. until the time of the Funeral Service there at 8:30 p.m. conducted by Rev. William Bingaman of United Pentecostal Church of Wattsburg. Memorial contributions may be made to a Charity of One’s Choice. To send condolences, visit www.dusckasfuneralhome.com
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Published in the Erie Times-News from 6/12 to 6/14/2009,
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