Robert N. Lear

Born: Thu., Aug. 6, 1942
Died: Wed., Jan. 15, 2020

Celebration of Life

Sun., Jan. 26, 2020
Location: Jon A. Meese Funeral Home


2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Sun., Jan. 26, 2020
Location: Jon A. Meese Funeral Home

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LEAR Robert N., 77 of Armagh, passed away January 15, 2020 at Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown. Born August 6, 1942 in Altoona, Pa. Son of George and Helen (Mogle) Lear.  Preceded in death by parents, brothers: Charles "Bud" Lear, Roy Lear; sister, Patricia Yeager-Hinish; niece, Diana Yeager-Hetrick; and  nephew, Clay Yeager.  Survived by loving wife of 52 years, the former Janet (Grannas) Lear; loving daughter, Lisa married to Jim Porter, Scottdale Pa, loving son, Brad Lear  married to the former Shannon Commesso, Hollidaysburg; grandchildren, Jacob, Hannah, and Olivia Porter, Rylee, Sydney, and Kamryn Lear; nieces, Gay Yeager-Gorsuch (Bill), Cookie Lear-Barr; and sister in law, Audrey Reigh-Lear; nephews, Jeff and Tom (Lynn) Lear.  Robert was a member of the Armagh United Methodist Church.  He was a United States Army Veteran serving as an MP in the Vietnam War.  Retired from Penelec Conemaugh Station.  Bob graduated from Williamsburg High School, Class of 1960 and was always proud of his hometown of Williamsburg.  He loved his family, Penn State, fishing, old cars and dirt track car racing.  He was always a hard worker.  Celebration of Life visitation hours 2-4 pm Sunday January 26, 2020 at the Jon A. Meese Funeral Home, Seward.  Private interment at a later date.  In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Purple Fever Hoops, 325 Julia Street, Hollidaysburg, Pa 16648.  Please visit

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Lynne Hughes Troyan
   Posted Sat January 18, 2020
Janet and family. My deepest sympathy. I’m so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. ❤️

Wayne M. and Lisa M. Hughes
   Posted Sat January 18, 2020
Dear Janet, Lisa, Brad and Families: We are so sad to hear about Bob. You all have our sympathy. Bob had a good life that all of you gave him. He was proud of his Family and we will see him again in Heaven. We Love all of you! Lisa and Wayne

Lelia, James and Jade Stubblefield
   Posted Sun January 26, 2020
The Stubblefield Family send our condolences. May you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends during this time. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Lear and Porter Family.

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