Age 71, of Pittsburgh, passed away on Monday, April 5, 2021. Bob is survived by his loving wife of 48 years, Christina (Fabian); his beloved daughter, Jackie (Matthew) Wilds and beloved granddaughters, Emily and Rebecca; his sister-in-law, Fran (the late Jerome) Fabian; along with nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. Bob was preceded in death by his parents, Anthony and Rose Kanigowski; brothers, Eugene and Leonard, and brother-in-law, Jerome Fabian. Bob was a kind-hearted man, friendly and easy to talk to. He was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. Bob grew up on the South Side, graduating from South High School and Connelley Technical Institute. He worked as a commercial printer, most recently for the city of Pittsburgh, retiring in 2014. Bob was an avid fan of the Pirates, Steelers and Penguins. He enjoyed gardening, vacationing in Ocean City, Maryland and above all, spending time with family and friends. The family would like to thank the staff at Advanced Hospice Care. Friends received Thursday, 2-4 and 6-8 PM in Thomas J. Gmiter Funeral Home, Inc. 2323 E. Carson St. Funeral Prayer Friday 9:00 AM, Mass of Christian Burial in St. Adalbert Church, Mary, Queen of Peace Parish at 10:00 AM.
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