Robert J. Licina Jr.

Robert J. Licina Jr, age 66, of Nescopeck Twp, passed away February 27, 2024, at his home.

Born in North Braddock, Pennsylvania on February 14, 1958, he was the son of the late Robert J. Licina Sr and Jean (Stevenson) Rich. He was a graduate of General Braddock High School in Braddock, PA in 1976. Robert proudly served in the United States Army from 1976 to 1978. After an honorable discharge he earned his bachelor’s degree in nursing and worked as a Registered Nurse working at Baldock Nursing Home, North Huntingdon, PA for many years.

Robert was an avid hunter and enjoyed spending time at the shooting range. If he wasn’t outdoors, he would be working on DIY projects around the house. He was a huge fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers. Robert was a lifelong member of the US Conservative Veterans Association and was a part of the 117 Luzerne County Republican Committee.

He will be greatly missed by his loving wife Vivian E. (Miller) Kreidler-Licina with whom he spent 22 years; daughters, Sharon Decker, Edwardsville; Christina Meszaros and husband Joseph, Larksville; Kimberly McDonald and husband Kyon, Plymouth; sons, Mark Licina and wife Ashley, Jenkins Twp; James Kreidler and fiancée Cass Bailey, Nescopeck; Edward Kreidler, Larksville; and Joshua Kreidler, Larksville; 17 grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren and looking forward to the birth of another early this summer; sisters, Roberta Licina, Westmoreland; and Marirose Watt, Pittsburgh; brother, Paul Rich, South Carolina; 11 nieces and nephews; 12 great nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his grandmother Mary Stephenson.

The family will receive friends March 04, 2024, from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm at Heller Funeral Home, LLC 633 East Third Street, Nescopeck, immediately followed by a memorial service.

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