ROBERT W. BIRD

June 19, 1930 - May 13, 2010

Robert W. Bird, age 79, of Harborcreek, passed away Thursday, May 13, 2010 at his residence.
He was born in Erie on June 19, 1930, son of the late Kenneth and Mona Bird. 
Robert was first employed as a carpenter and then worked at General Electric Co. until his retirement. He was an avid sportsman, enjoying hunting, fishing and camping. He also enjoyed square dancing with his wife.
Robert was a veteran of the U.S. Army and a member of American Legion Post #105 in North East.

He was preceded in death by two children, Kenneth Bird and Janet Weber and one brother, George.

Robert is survived by his wife of 60 years, Shirley Smith Bird; four children, Christine Bird Hall (Phillip) of Harrisville, Pa., Nancy Brown (Richard) and Robert Bird (Gloria) all of Erie, and Richard Bird (Bernadette) of McKean; two brothers, Charles Bird (Eleanor) and Terry Bird (Betty); six sisters, Betty Sheets, May Gross (Robert), Carol Wygant (Jack), Kay Bird, Ruthann Dunkle (Keith) and Diana Bird; 16 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. 

Funeral was handled by Dusckas Funeral Home, Inc.,  Laid to rest with a full military service at Wintergreen Gorge Cemetery conducted by North East American Legion Post #105.

Memories

 
Please send your memories to memories@lifeeverafter.com

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May 15, 2010
Bob was a dedicated square dancer. For many years, as an experienced dancer he acted as an "angel" at lessons, to help new square dancers learn to dance.

Vince & Neva Cunningham 

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May 15, 2010  

Nancy, Danni and family,
I am so sorry for the loss of your father and grandfather. I hope the wonderful memories you have of him will bring a smile to your faces, and comfort to your heart. Nancy, you gave so much of yourself to both of your parents this past week, and it was a gift that will never be regretted. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Love you. Tammy Schultz Allen, Canadohta Lake, Pennsylvania 

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May 15, 2010
Shirley and family ~
I am so sorry to hear of Bob's passing. He was a great guy and had a way with us kids to get his point across one way or another. You will always have your memories of him as well as memories of Kenny and Janet. God Bless all of you.
Love ~ Tina Tina Gregory, Erie, Pennsylvania 

 

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May 15, 2010 Kay and Diana

So sorry to read abut your loss. It is never easy to lose a sibling. My prayers are with you and your family. God bless you.

Jerri Thompson

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  May 15, 2010 Dear Shirley,
So sorry to hear of your loss... We are in FL now - moved here last June - so will be unable to visit the funeral home. God bless you and and your family.

Bob & Jean Pratt

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May 15, 2010
Dear Nancy and Rich,
I'm so sorry to hear of your dad's passing. May God be with you and your family at this difficult time.

Tim and Jody

 


Wishing  a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all.  Please remember our loved ones during this holiday season.

 

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Stopping by on the anniversary of your passing. Your family misses you today as everyday.



 

 

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June 17th
         

 

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June 19th

from your family on your special day.

 

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September 29, 2012
At the cemetery today and took these pictures. It is apparent that they are being taken care of by loved ones.

headstone
Gerald Case   /   Kenny Bird headstone for wife Shirley  with Robert by her side

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Wishing you a

from all of us

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May 13, 2013  Stopping by to leave this wreath, in memory of the anniversary of your passing.

 

Your family misses you and will remember you always.
 

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June 16th

 

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Feb. 14, 2014

 

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May 13, 2014

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June 19, 2014

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December 2014

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April 19, 2015

Today your wife joined you in heaven. What a wonderful thing that was for you. 

Your family will miss her, but knowing you two are together again will bring peace and happiness to their heart.

 

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May 13, 2015

Its been 5 years since you left this Earth  Your family thinks of you often.

 
 

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