Robert (Bob) Puhalla, 78 of Monaca, husband of Sharlene (Stoll) Puhalla passed away on Thursday, June 23 2022 at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital. Bob was born in Monaca and was a son of the late William V and Anna E. (Olenick) Puhalla. He earned a B.S in Physics from Geneva College and went on to become a Civil Engineer working for the Michael Baker Corp for nearly 43 years. Bob was an avid bowler for many years and enjoyed playing basketball, golfing & jogging while he was able along with watching his sons and grandchildren’s sports and music events. He was preceded in death by two brothers Leslie and Frank Puhalla and two sisters Cecelia Grossman and Rita Peroli. Bob is survived by two brothers Bill (Francis) and Rudy (Emily) Puhalla along with one sister Emma (Nick) Maravich and many nieces and nephews. Bob was a member of St John the Baptist Parish in Monaca. He is a devoted father of two sons Robert (Heather McMahon) and David (Beth Frazzini) and five grandchildren Roberta Frazzini, Shane Puhalla, Sienna, Luke and Ada Puhalla and one great-grand child John Milligan. A public visitation will be held on Sunday, June 26th from 1 – 4 p.m. and 6 – 8 p.m. at Simpson Funeral and Cremation Services, 1119 Washington Avenue, Monaca, PA where prayers will be offered on Monday at 9:30 a.m. followed by a mass of Christian burial at 10 a.m. at Mary, Queen of Saints Parish (St John the Baptist Church), Monaca. Interment will follow in the parish cemetery.
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