Robert E. Tregaskis, 82, of Archbald, PA, died Saturday, May 25, 2019 at home. He was preceded in death by his wife, Sharon Tregaskis, and daughter, Shannon Tregaskis, who both died in a tragic automobile accident in 1991.
Born December 30, 1936 in Carbondale, PA, he was the son of the late Robert J. and Mae France Tregaskis.
Prior to his retirement, Bob had been employed for 23 years at GNB Technologies in Dunmore, PA. He was a member of the Black Diamond Hose Company, Archbald, PA, and was of the Presbyterian faith. Bob enjoyed being in the outdoors and was an avid hunter and fisherman. He cherished the time spend with his children, and especially his grandchildren and great grandchildren.
He is survived by two daughters: Robyn Smith of Jermyn, PA and Jody Tregaskis of Archbald, PA; four grandchildren: Jackelyn Motsumoto and husband, Takaki, Amanda Sliva and husband, Michael, Samantha Parks and Jesse Parks; seven great grandchildren: Klaudia and Audrina Ritman, Dean Lasky, Tristan and Chase Motsumoto, Orion and Lucian Sliva; one sister: Edna Simon of Archbald, PA; one brother: Jerry Tregaskis of DeBary, FL; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was also preceded in death by one brother: Charles Tregaskis; seven sisters: infant Ruth, Olive Barnicott, Genevieve Correll, Roberta Ditchko, Lela Dolph, Jane Carite and Mae Dennis.
The funeral was held Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. from the Carmine J. & Louis C. Parise Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 89 Farview Street, Carbondale, PA, officiated by Pastor Bonnie Resseguie. Interment, Canaan Corners Cemetery, Waymart, PA.
Pallbearers: Jesse Parks, Robert Parks, David Tregaskis, Robert Tregaskis, John Lasky, Michael Sliva, Randy Prymock, Takaki Matsumoto and Paul Podunajec.
Friends called Wednesday, May 29, 2019 from 4-7 p.m.