Robert Michael Evanko Sr., 73 of Greensburg, PA unexpectedly passed away Monday, December 20, 2021 at Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital.
He was born September 2, 1948 in Cherry Run, the son of the late John Paul Evanko and Pauline Helen Skoff. He was preceded in death by his wife Toni L. Evanko (DeGruttola) and brother Dennis J. Evanko.
Robert was employed as a Superintendent at Canterbury Coal Company until retirement. After retirement he started his own landscaping business, Neighborhood Lawn Services.
Robert was a loving father and grandfather. He loved working with his clients and making people happy. He enjoyed golfing, watching the Pittsburgh Steelers (on tv and in person), going to art exhibits, broadway shows, music, biking, dancing and wine tasting. Most of all he cherished spending time with his family. Being able to see his family grow and flourish over the years were some of his fondest memories. He never turned down an opportunity to be with those he loved. He will be greatly missed, but never forgotten.
Robert is survived by his longtime partner Carmaline Vallo; his son Robert Michael Evanko II & his wife Karen of Blairsville, PA; daughter Janine Marie Koutsky & husband Bill of Latrobe, PA; son John Paul Evanko & wife Julie of Port Arthur, TX; and grandchildren Joshua Koutsky & wife Caitlyn; Meghan Evanko and Robert Michael Evanko III; as well as step daughters Stacia Vallo & husband Anthony Martucci of Irwin, PA; Jamie Vallo Margiotti & husband John of Argyle, TX; and step grandchildren Taylor, Gia and Nico Martucci; Crosby and Cruze Margiotti. He is also survived by his siblings: Patricia Pedaci & late husband Ed of Mentor, Ohio; John J. Evanko & wife Virginia of New Alexandria, PA; Ronald E. Evanko & wife Patricia of Blairsville, PA; George G. Evanko & wife Kathleen of Josephine, PA; and Joan Peterman & husband Art of Indiana, PA.
The family will receive friends on Monday, December 27, 2021 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm and 6:00pm to 8:00pm at the Kepple-Graft Funeral Home 524 N. Main Street, Greensburg, PA. A mass will be held on Tuesday, December 28, at 10:00am at Saint Simon & Jude Church 155 N Brady St, Blairsville, PA 15717.
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