Robert L.Sloppy, Sr., age 81 and Elizabeth A. (Bywaters) Sloppy, age 78 of Koppel entered into Heaven together on Saturday, June 23, 2012. The two were inseparable and both passed away Saturday, June 23, 2012 at Heritage Valley, Beaver, of natural causes.
Robert was born, Sept 20, 1930 in DuBois, a son of the late John and Ruth Sloppy and grew up in the Ambridge area. Mr. Sloppy was a retired state constable and owned and operated, Yesteryear Antique Shop , located on 5th Ave., Koppel. He had honorably served in the U S Navy and enjoyed golfing when in better health.
Elizabeth was born, Dec 17, 1933 in Fairfield, VA. a daughter of the late Leonard and Elizabeth Bywaters and was a graduate of Beaver High School. She was a retiree of the Pennsylvania Association of the Blind as a caseworker. Elizabeth was a loving and devoted wife and mother.
The couple shared 57 years of marriage and were blessed with five children: Michael (Jacque) Gray of Fombell; Yvonne (Chuck) Schmidt of Darlington; Robert Jr. (Brenda) Sloppy of Beaver and Shawn (Toni) Sloppy of Koppel. Twelve grandchildren: Sherri Lyn and Bobby Dwyer, Alicia Long and Michael Gray, Jr., Jeremy Ely, Christopher and Cory Schmidt; Lucas Sloppy, Hallie Elizabeth and Taylor Lynn Sloppy, Sarah Rebecca and Jacob Patrick Sloppy. Three great grandchildren: Izabella and Jackson Long, Ainsley Paige Ely. Robert?s sister, Ruith Yvonne Sloppy of Economy. Numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to their parents, the couple was preceded in death by a son, Patrick S. Dwyer. Mr. Sloppy?s brother, John Richard ?Dick? Sloppy and Elizabeth?s siblings: William L. Bywaters, Myra L. Dishler and Gary K. Bywaters.
In accordance with their wishes, all services will be private.
In lieu of flowers, the family has suggested memorial contributions be made, if desired to American Cancer Society Relay for Life, Team Flip-Flop, 131 Hickory Drive, Beaver Falls, PA. 15010.