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Robert E. Osberg

November 27, 1934 ~ December 18, 2020 (age 86)


New Waterford - Robert E. Osberg, age 86, of New Waterford, died on Friday, December 18, 2020 at Mercy Health St. Elizabeth Boardman Hospital.

He was born on November 27, 1934 in Youngstown, OH, son of the late Edward and Marion Suffolk Osberg.

Robert was a 1954 graduate of East Palestine High School and had worked as a plumber and steam fitter with Local 396 for 60 years. He served in the U.S. Army from 1958 to 1964 and was a member of the Chain School Road Church of Christ. He enjoyed four wheeling with his family, traveling, fishing and camping with his wife and family in Pymatuning.

Robert is survived by his wife, Beverly Ash Osberg, whom he married on February 17, 1962; two sons, Craig (Lana) Osberg of New Waterforfd and Eric Osberg of Columbiana; two daughters, Cindy (Michael) Neiheisel of Columbiana and Tina Osberg of New Waterford; ten grandchildren, James, Jessica, Timothy, Ryan, Brett, Jarred, Kaitlyn, Sydney, Regan, Logan; Papa B’s Great Ones, Kora, Emma, Maia, Owen, Jackson, Dawson, Kamrin, Alayna, Ryder; a twin brother, Richard R. Osberg of Hubbard and a sister, Diane (Dallas) Carlisle of New Waterford.

He was preceded in death by a daughter-in-law, Jessica Osberg, a sister, M. Peggy Bacon and a brother, Carl Osberg.

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic the family will be holding private services at this time and a public memorial service will be held at a later date to honor Robert.

Burial will take place at Crest Haven Memorial Gardens, New Waterford.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Van Dyke-Swaney-Rettig Funeral Home, East Palestine.

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