Robert C. Martinak, age 58, of Waterford, PA, died Saturday, November 6, 2021 at UPMC Hamot Hospital in Erie, PA. He was born December 31, 1963 in Charleroi, PA, the son of Thomas Martinak of Whitsett, PA and the late Betty Mae Wilkie Martinak. In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by his niece Nicole Miller.
Robert is survived by his wife of 38 years, Eva Jeannie Keffer Martinak of Waterford; two sons, Joshua L. Keffer and Andy C. Martinak, also of Waterford; three grandsons, Gabriel T. Keffer and Roman A. Keffer of Waterford, and Zachary J. Martinak of Bradenton, FL; his father, Thomas Martinak; three sisters, Veronica Casey of Monessen, Maryann Blackburn and husband John of Whitsett, and Anna Mae Lusk and husband Greg of Monongahela; a brother, Thomas Martinak and wife Virginia of Whitsett; and many nephews and nieces.
Robert, who was called “Farmer Bob” by many, had many friends in the country and cattle auction, flea market, and Amish communities.
Friends may call at Van Matre Funeral Home, 105 Walnut Street, Waterford, PA 16441 on Saturday, Nov. 13th from 1:00 p.m. until time of the funeral service at 4:30 p.m. Officiating will be Pastor Amery Brenly from Southside Baptist Church.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children Cancer Research Hospital.