Robert E. Lavelle, Sr., 74, passed away Friday, January 24, 2014 in Medina. Bob was born May 11, 1939 in Jeanette, Pennsylvania, to the late Edgar C. and Margaret R. (Miller) Lavelle.
He was always involved in sales and marketing and became the owner and operator of NEO MED INC. Bob was a proud graduated of West Virginia University, where he played football for the Mountaineers. He was an avid golfer, and especially loved spending time with his family.
He is survived by his wife, Donna (Ashenfelter), to whom he was married 53 years; sons, Robert E. Lavelle, Jr. and Brian A. (Tanya) Lavelle; brother, Richard (Sharon) Lavelle; brother-in-law, Larry (Karol) Ashenfelter; sister-in-law, Penny Sanders; niece, Lisa (Scott) Wildman; nephews, Rick (Katie) Lavelle, Brandon Lavelle, Larry (Lorena) Ashenfelter, Jr. and Lee (Charlotte) Ashenfelter.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, January 27, 2014 at 11 A.M., at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, 606 E. Washington St., Medina. Burial will follow at St. Francis Cemetery. Family will receive friends Sunday, January 26, 2014 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 P.M. at the Waite & Son Funeral Home, 765 N. Court St., Medina.
Contributions may be made to Hospice of Medina County, 5075 Windfall Road, Medina, OH 44256 or the Scholarship Fund at St. Francis Xavier Catholic School at the address above.
Online condolences may be left at www.waitefuneralhome.com