Robert G. “Bob” Grigoletti Sr., 84, of Butler passed away Friday evening, June 5, 2020, at his home.
He was born September 24, 1935 in Butler and was the son of the late a George Grigoletti and the late Margaret (Birckbichler) Grigoletti.
Bob was a 1954 graduate of Butler High School. After high school, he attended Penn State University and Robert Morris College. After college he served in the United States Army during the Korean War.
He was the owner of the Chestnut Street Inn since 1967 when he took over from his father. He was a branch manager at Associate Finance for 19 years. He was the Butler City Controller for 20 years and a long time member of the Butler Redevelopment Authority.
He was a lifetime member of St. Paul Roman Catholic Church, Fraternal Order of the Elks #710, American Legion Post #778, a former member of the Butler Country Club and a former member of the Dirty Dozen Golf League.
Bob enjoyed attending his grandchildren's sporting events, time at camp, playing Gin Rummy, watching westerns, golfing and vacationing in Marco Island, FL and Myrtle Beach, SC.
He is survived by his wife, Dorothy (Thomas) Grigoletti, whom he married July 23, 1966; son Robert “Chip” (Debbie) Grigoletti, Jr. of Butler, son Richard “Guy” (Tracy) Grigoletti of Butler and daughter Robin (Bryan) Presco of Butler; seven grandchildren, Jeremy Gohn, Matthew Grigoletti, Jason Grigoletti, Joshua Grigoletti, Bryan Presco, Anna Presco and Jordan Grigoletti; his sister Ruth (Jimmy) Summers of Potomac, MD. and a number of nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Joan Ufner.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, at 10:00 a.m., at St. Paul Roman Catholic Church, 128 North McKean Street in Butler. Entombment will follow in the Mausoleum of Calvary Cemetery, Butler. Arrangements by the Geibel Funeral Home, 201 East Cunningham Street, Butler.
In Lieu of Flowers, Memorial Donations may be made to St. Vincent De Paul Society at 226 Greater Butler Mart, Butler, PA 16001 or to Butler Catholic School at 515 E. Locust St. Butler, PA 16001.
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