Robert Leroy Lafferty Sr.

Oct. 19, 1941 – Sept. 14, 2020

Robert L. Lafferty Sr., 78, Duncansville, passed away Monday at the VA Medical Center, Martinsburg, W.Va.

He was born in Altoona, son of the late Bernard F. and Adelia (DeFrancesco) Lafferty.

Surviving are a son, Robert L. Lafferty Jr.; a daughter, Jaquelyn Veasley; a grandson, Nicholas R. Lafferty; two sisters: Patricia Wendt and Donna J. Wogan; and a brother, Edward D. Lafferty.

He was preceded in death by three brothers: Bernard Sr., Paul and Melvin


Robert served in the U.S. Army for six years, with two tours in Vietnam, before being honorably discharged in 1967. He was employed at Washington Dulles International Airport for many years before his retirement.

Robert enjoyed going to casinos and spending time at the Southern Blair Senior Center.

Friends will be received from 2 until the 4 p.m. funeral service Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, at Miller Funeral Home, East Freedom.