Robert A. Hadesty, 90, WWII vet, retired from Permutit, enjoyed making homemade wine

By on September 20, 2017

Robert A. Hadesty, 90, of Mill Hall, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017, at Susque-View Home and Rehabilitation Center, Lock Haven.

Born in Tamaqua, he was the son of the late Helen and Arthur Hadesty.

He graduated from Tamaqua High School and then served in the United States Army during World War II. He moved to Lancaster County in 1954, where he worked for the Permutit Co. for 34 years, retiring in 1988.

He was a loving husband and father. His greatest passion next to his family was making homemade wine. To those he shared it with, he was the master winemaker.

Surviving is his wife: Alice Hadesty of Mill Hall; two daughters: Donna, married to Les Foltz, of Lititz; and Nancy, married to Terry Sheetz, of Mill Hall; a son: Mark, married to Pamela Moore Hadesty, of Florida; eight grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Also surviving is a sister: Jean Kemery of Medina, Ohio.

He was preceded in death by a sister: Lois Shopple of Tamaqua.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Moriarty Funeral Home and Crematory, Lock Haven.

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