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Robert G. McCarter Sr., 66, of New Castle passed away Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, at Edison Manor following an extended illness. Born Jan. 4, 1951, in Ellwood City, he was the son of the late Harvey T. and Elizabeth Sheffey McCarter.
Bob had formerly worked for the Borough of Ellwood City and also for Alsy Lighting. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Chewton. Bob attended Lincoln High School, where he was a member of the track team. He was an avid Pittsburgh sports fan. His most cherished time was spent with family.
Survivors include two sons, Robert G. McCarter Jr. and Charles H. McCarter, both of New Castle; sister, Janet Sheffey Scott of Beaver Falls; brother, John Kenneth McCarter of Beaver Falls; three grandchildren, Sierra and Shayna McCarter of Ellwood City and Georgia McCarter of New Castle; and two great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by brother, Harvey McCarter; sister, Cynthia Johnson; and a stepdaughter, Heather Gahagan.
Visiting hours will be held on Saturday, Feb. 25, from 10 a.m. until the time of the memorial service at 11 a.m. at the First Baptist Church in Chewton. His pastor, Rev. Eric Board, will officiate the services.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Marshall Funeral Home, Wampum. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the funeral home or the church. Online condolences may be sent to marshallsfh.com.
Published on February 13, 2017
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