Robert N. Button

By William Snyder Funeral Home | Posted in: William Snyder Funeral Home

Robert N. Button, 89, of North Huntingdon, died Sunday November 5, 2017 at home. He was born December 11, 1928 in Hazelwood, a son of the late Robert William and Catherine Rita (McGeary) Button and was also preceded in death by his wife of 58 years Irene Barbara (Kolesar) Button, his son-in-law Steve Alagich, and siblings Earl, Jane, and William Button. He was an Army Air Forces WWII veteran and a retired employee of Blawnox Machine. He was a founding member of All Souls Episcopal Church, North Versailles, a 60 year member of Shidle Lodge No. 601 Free and Accepted Masons, Irwin, the Bromas Club, and Syria Temple. He loved his family and enjoyed visiting his daughter and granddaughters in Texas. Surviving are his daughters Deborah E. (Richard) Silcox of Texas, Cheryl Alagich of North Huntingdon, and Barbara L. (John) McIntyre of North Irwin; granddaughters Danielle Blair (fiancé Billy), Nicole (John) Webb, Melissa (Ed) Waible, Amber Alagich, Ashlee (Dan) Pelczar, and Whiney (Tyler) Briggs; and great grandchildren Ty, Kassidy, Harleigh, and Claire.

Friends will be received from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the William Snyder Funeral Home Inc., 521 Main Street, Irwin, 724-863-1200, where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday with Deacon Linda Wilson, officiating. Interment with military honors will follow in Penn Lincoln Memorial Park. Shidle Masonic Lodge will hold services at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers a contribution can be made to All Souls Episcopal Church, 215 Canterbury Lane, North Versailles, PA 15137. The family would like to thank Julia, Hal, Vanessa, and Tyler of UPMC Hospice for the kind and compassionate care. For online condolences please visit

Originally published November 07, 2017.

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