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Robert L Tyburski

November 23, 1935 — November 4, 2023

Monessen

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Robert (Bob) (Tybo) L. Tyburski was born on December 23, 1935. Bob led a life dedicated to public service and community involvement. From his years in the US Army to his active participation in local organizations and his impactful role in Monessen's education system, Bob made a lasting impact on the community he loved. He was born to Bennie and Stephanie Tyburski, both of whom have since passed away. He attended Monessen High School, where he graduated as part of the class of 1953.  After completing high school, Bob served in the US Army, where he dedicated himself to ensuring the safety and security of others as a Military Policeman. His commitment to serving his country was a testament to his patriotism and sense of duty. Bob retired from the Monessen Post Office, after 35 years of service. After his postal service career, he worked funerals for the Robert A. Billick Funeral Home in Monessen. He actively participated in various local social clubs in the community including the Monessen Hilltop Firemen’s Club, Polish National Alliance (PNA), and Croatian Clubs in Monessen. Bob also served as president of the former Polish Club 2213. He was a member and usher at the old St. Hyacinth Church and later became a member and usher at the current Epiphany of Our Lord Parish. These roles reflected his deep faith and commitment to spiritual service. Moreover, Bob’s influence extended to the Monessen School Board, where he served diligently, advocating for the betterment of education in the city. For over 30 years, he was known as the "Voice of The Monessen Greyhounds," lending his voice to school events and establishing connections with the broader community. One of Bob’s most significant contributions to the community was his involvement in baseball. In the early 1970s, he played an instrumental role in establishing the Monessen Bronco Baseball field at Columbus Park. This field became a gathering place for baseball enthusiasts and fostered a love for the sport among the younger generation. Not only did he contribute to the local baseball scene, but he also served as a Regional Baseball Director for Pony Baseball for many years. His passion for the game and commitment to its development positively impacted many aspiring players. Alongside his public service, Bob Tyburski cultivated a vibrant family life. Surviving is his wife of 65 years Nancy (Szabo) Tyburski and their four children: Barry and Joanie of Hershey, PA, Ricky and Cindy of North Huntingdon, PA, Ronnie and the Honorable Rebecca of Penn Township, PA, and Davy and Gail of San Antonio, TX. Their love and support served as a strong foundation for their children's success in various endeavors. His beloved grandchildren held a special place in his heart: Colton, Baylor, Ricky C. and Kristen, Tyler L., Kyley and Michael, Tyler K., Kevin and Jessica, Dylan, Amber, Taylor, Jason, Tawnya and two great-granddaughters: Victoria and Charlotte. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Joseph L., and sisters, Jennie Hrebnar and Nancy Dzyak. Bob is also survived by his nephew Gary Dzyak of Vermont. Bob Tyburski's life was a testament to the power of community engagement and personal dedication. From his military service to his involvement in local organizations and his impactful role in education and baseball, he made a profound impact on Monessen and beyond. His legacy lives on through the memories shared by family, friends, and the community he served so devotedly. Private family visitation and funeral services were held on Thursday November 9 in the Robert A. Billick Funeral Home Inc Grand Blvd. and Marion Ave. Monessen, interment in St. Hyacinth’s Cemetery.  Condolences can be left at www.billicksfuneralhome.com. A public celebration of Bobs life will be announced at a later date.   The family suggests memorial contributions can be made to Mon Valley EMS 1001 Donner Ave. Monessen PA 15062 or Monessen Volunteer Fire Department #2 1545 Grand Blvd. Monessen PA 15062.

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