Robert M. “Rosey” Means

Robert M. “Rosey” Means, 81, of Valier, died Thursday, October 7, 2021, at Penn Highlands DuBois.

He was born February 17, 1940, in Punxsutawney, a son of the late Caroline (Smith) and Forrest Means.

On June 17, 1961, he married Janice W. (Williams), who survives.

Bob was a member of Grace United Methodist Church and attended the Mt. Tabor United Methodist Church.

He was a Punxsutawney High School graduate and enjoyed farming and working.

He was the owner and operator of R.M. Means Garage Doors for around forty-two years.

Bob was a lifetime member of the John W. Jenks Lodge #534, lifetime member of the B.P.O.E Lodge of Punxsutawney, a fifty-year member of the Jaffa Shrine and a member of the Lindsey Fire Company of Punxsutawney.

In addition to his wife Janice, he is survived by three daughters, Cheryl Hollis of Punxsutawney, Rhonda Swan and husband Doug of Richland, PA, and Jenifer Kopnitsky and husband Scott of Valier; five grandchildren, Laybn Hollis and wife Kayla, Karah Hollis, Sydney and Gage Kopnitsky and Evan Swan; two sisters, Carole Leonhardt and husband Ken and Ruth Ann Vanderhoof; a brother Richard Means and wife Brenda; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son-in-law James L. Hollis and a sister Jane Chandler.

A private funeral service will be held for the family with Pastor Doug Wolfe officiating.

Interment will be in Circle Hill Cemetery, Punxsutawney.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Crosstown Food Pantry, 201 Woodland Avenue, Punxsutawney, PA 15767.

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