Robert Stecak

Wojciechowski Funeral Home

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | May 14, 2024

  Robert (Bob) Stecak, 79, formerly of Glassport, PA, went to be with the Lord on May 12, 2024. In Wilmington NC, with his daughters at his side, he passed peacefully. He was the faithful and loving husband of his "soul mate" Catherine DiLuca whom he served as her caregiver prior to her death in 2005. He was the son of the late Paul Stacek Dolores (Megahan) Stecak. He is survived by his daughters Nicole (Kevin) Carlson, and Robi (Corey) Quinlan of North Carolina. Grandchildren Seth and Cristian Carlson and Cathryn, Harper, Tate and Bowie Quinlan;  siblings Paul Stecak (PA), Paula Knapp (NC), Paulette Gall (CA), stepmother Maureen Stacek, and close cousin Diana Carr (PA). Bob was a Navy Veteran, retired from Steelmet Inc, muscle car enthusiast, weightlifter, artist, self-taught mechanic and jack of all trades (aka MacGyver). He had many lifetime friends, loving neices nephews, inlaws and "buddies" from town. He made new buddies everywhere he went. Bob's signature "Stacy79" is imprinted on many a wall or unapproved item around the country and he lived up to his name in years. As a family member said upon hearing of his passing... "Stacy79 forever". Friends will be received at the Wojciechowski Funeral home on Thursday from 4-8. An additional visitation will be held in the funeral home Friday morning from 10-11am. Interment following Penn Lincoln Cemetery.

Originally published May 14, 2024.

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