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John Robert "Bob" Kane
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  • Greater Pittsburgh Food Bank
    1 N. Linden Street
    Duquesne , PA 15110

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“To Grace, Cathy, Ruanne and families,I was so shocked and saddened to hear about Bob's death. I've known Bob since he was about 12 years old living...Read More »
1 of 13 | Posted by: Dolly Jones - PA - Friend

“Grace, every time I saw Bobby he had a smile that just lit up the room. My mother, Margie McGuire Boggs is his godmother and his cousin. We...Read More »
2 of 13 | Posted by: Diane Boggs - pittsburgh, PA

“We were so sorry to hear about Bobby's death. My mother was Bobby's godmother and his cousin.She is Margie McGuire Boggs. ”
3 of 13 | Posted by: Diane Boggs - pittsburgh, PA

“May perpetual light shine upon him. ”
4 of 13 | Posted by: Frank Bruckner - Scott Township, PA

“Deepest sympathyto all family and friends.Bob has always been a gentleman and a delightful neighbor. He will be missed by many people.nancy ”
5 of 13 | Posted by: A friend

“Grace, Anyone who know Bob or met Bob immediately recognized that Bob loved life!!Bob was blessed with a sense of humor honesty and willingness to...Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: Frank Bruckner - Scott Township, PA

“Grace, So sorry for your loss. Bob was a gracious man. Bob always had an Irish smile to share with the world. I adored him, he always remembered my...Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: DEBORAH Wilson McGarvey - PA

“So sorry for the loss of this wonderful man who brightened all our lives. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Pam and Paul Brownhill ”
8 of 13 | Posted by: A friend

“Ruane, Mrs. Kane, Cathy and your families.....so sorry... He was a kind and generous man with such warmth, he made everyone feel welcomed. He is...Read More »
9 of 13 | Posted by: Kathy Porter - Linesville, PA

“Deepest sympathy to the family for this great loss.The strength from GOD can sustain you through this difficult time and in the days ahead. May you...Read More »
10 of 13 | Posted by: The Lewis Family

“Our deepest sympathies to Grace, Ruane and family and Cathy and family. From the first time we met Bob at one of his fabulous parties, we were...Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: Joan Schumacher - Pittsburgh, PA

“May all find some peace; comfort; and hope from the Bible. PJJ. ”
12 of 13 | Posted by: A friend

“Grace, my love and thoughts go out to you. Bob was such a great man, always with a smile on his face and a sparkle in his eye. Whether at Panera or...Read More »
13 of 13 | Posted by: Heather Melvin - Scott Twp


Age 89, of Scott Township, and Collier Township, on Friday, August 25, 2017. Beloved husband for 64 years of Grace (Brownhill); proud father of Cathy (Art) Kifer and Ruane (John) Lindh; loving grandfather of Sean Kifer, Dr. Brionna (Joe) Matt, Hannah, Halle and Bobby Lindh; dear uncle of Barbara (Carmine) Scotece, Tom Snyder, Grace (Adam) Mihlfried, Paul (Pam), Mark (Emily) and Bill (Robin) Brownhill; also survived by his four-legged friend, Shu Shu. Preceded in death by one brother F. Vincent Kane; and one sister, Mary Snyder. Bob was a WWII Navy veteran. He was a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh and retired after 35 years with US Steel. He was the owner of the Forget Me Not Shoppe and also the Peddlers, which were both Hallmark gift stores. Bob enjoyed coffee and conversation at Panera, visits to the Bottleshop, family dinners and conversations shared with family and friends. He loved to have parties and was a great host to all. Bob will always be remembered for his smile, blue eyes and kind words to all.

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