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Robert E. Burtt, Sr., age 88 of Upper St. Clair, Friendship Village Retirement Home formerly of Hempfield Township, Westmoreland County passed away Sunday, November 24, 2019.
Born on December 10, 1930 in Sharon, PA he was the son of the late Rev. Percy and Blanche Burtt.
Beloved husband of the late Aileen W. Burtt (nee Anderson). Loving father of Robert E. Burtt Jr., Anders J. Burtt, and the late Kelly Ann Burtt-Edgar. Grandfather of Leif and Gretta Burtt-Edgar, AJ and Robby Burtt; brother of the late Jane Washburn. Also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins.
A third generation college graduate, committed to education, he retired from a career in counseling at Hempfield Area H.S. A life-long Pirate fan, he was also devoted to Pitt Athletics. He was an AFS Sponsor and an active member of The American Scandinavian Society for many years. Elected head of the Clan Ramsey, he was involved in the Ligonier Highland Games until recently. Mr. Burtt was a U.S. Navy veteran, a proud Freemason, and was a member of Harmony Lodge No. 429 F&A Masons Zelienople, PA. Finally, he was a loving husband, father, grandfather and uncle to six nephews. He will be missed by all his friends and family.
A memorial service will be held at Mt. Lebanon United Lutheran Church, 975 Washington Rd., Pittsburgh, PA 15228 on Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 10:30 am.
Please view and sign the family’s online guestbook at pittsburghcremation.com.