Robert J.
Robert J. "Bob" Navolio, Jr., 52, of Ford City, formerly of Ellwood City and New Castle, passed away peacefully Friday evening, Nov. 29, 2019, in his residence.
Mr. Navolio was born on Dec. 28, 1966, in New Castle, a son of Robert and Janet (Quinn) Navolio Sr.
He graduated from Natrona Heights Highlands High School in 1985.
Bob was most recently employed as a security guard in Kittanning. He previously worked as a plater at Leading Tech in Leechburg, and as a window maker for PDC in Cheswick.
Bob had a lifelong appreciation for classic cars and loved spending time with his family and faithful dogs.
He is survived by his partner, Lucinda Peters, with whom he made his home in Ford City; two daughters, Katie Harrilla of Natrona Heights and Nicole Navolio (Jeffrey Flagg) of Pittsburgh; his father, Robert Navolio Sr. of Washington; a step-daughter, Shannon Peters of Cumming, GA; a step-son, Bradley Peters of Ford City; two sisters, Jodi Navolio of New Castle; and Lisa Flaus (Matthew) of Washington; a brother, Jason Navolio (Sonia) of Rochester, NY; and five grandchildren, Steven, Rebecca, Faith, Ragen and Carson.
Bob was preceded in death by his mother, Janet Biddle; and his step-mother, Diane Navolio.
Calling hours will be 10 a.m. until the time of a noon funeral service Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, in J. Bradley McGonigle Funeral Home and Crematory Inc., 111 W. Falls St., New Castle. Interment will follow at St. Mary Cemetery, New Castle.
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Published on December 1, 2019


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Sincerely, Melissa Price
Dec 04, 2019
Sweetest Sunrise Bouquet was purchased for the family of Robert J. "Bob" Navolio by Sincerely, Melissa Price.  Send flowers
Amy Guy
Dec 03, 2019
My deepest condolences to Bobby’s family. He will be missed by his old friends from the Orchard Avenue gang in Ellwood City. Bobby was one of the many kids who played and attended school together through the late seventies. He was the brother of my best friend, Jodi, so I had the opportunity to spend lots of quality time at their house on Smiley Street. Bobby was a great kid and I wish we had stayed in touch more than just our occasional Facebook interactions. I’ll never forget his lovely red curls! Rest In Peace, Bobby.
Deidre [Thiele] Rhine & Family
Dec 02, 2019
Sweetest Sunrise Bouquet was purchased for the family of Robert J. "Bob" Navolio by Deidre [Thiele] Rhine & Family.  Send flowers
Deidre (Thiele) Rhine
Dec 02, 2019
I'm so very sorry and absolutely heartbroken. My deepest condolences to Bob's family.