Robert S. Kearney

Robert S. Kearney, 83, Homewood at Martinsburg, died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013, after a brief illness.

He was born in Altoona, son of the late Robert M. and Bertha (Noris) Kearney.

Surviving are his wife, Joyce (Shroyer); three daughters: Janis (Gene) Cash in North Carolina, Robin (Guy) Connelly of Nazareth, Pa., and Leslie (Barry) Sadlon in New Jersey; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a sister, Sue Buchanan of Chicago, Ill.; and a brother, Walter in Florida.

Robert was a 1947 graduate of Altoona High School and a 1956 graduate of State Teacher’s College in Lock Haven. He earned a master’s degree in 1961 from Penn State University and did further graduate work at Fordham University, New York City. He had been employed as a superintendent of schools in New Jersey.

A memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family.

Arrangements are by The Good Funeral Home Inc., Alto-Reste Park Cemetery.