Robert John Chesnalavage
July 25, 1932 – January 10, 2014
Robert John Chesnalavage, 81, passed away on January 10, 2014 in Norman, OK while surrounded by his loving family. Robert was born on July 29, 1932 in Gilberton, Pennsylvania to William and Stella (Noyokus) Chesnalavage.
He proudly joined the U.S. Air Force on 8/15/1949 and retired after 20 years of service, 11/30/1969. Robert loved his family dearly and enjoyed fishing, working on his cars, riding his exercise bike and taking Oscar (his little dog) on long walks.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and daughter, Terry Dawn Chesnalavage. Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Cleta; children, Sandra Howard and husband, Mike, Mark Chesnalavage and wife Andrea; granddaughter, Jessica Bunch; sister, Dolores Miller; and his dog, Oscar.
A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Monday, January 13, 2014 at the South Lindsay Baptist Church. Full military honors will follow at Arlington Memory Gardens in Midwest City, OK.
- Funeral Service Monday, January 13, 2014
- Visitation Sunday, January 12, 2014