robert  torbica

Robert Mylan Torbica of Weirton, passed away on Tuesday, February 14, 2023, following a lengthy illness at Brightwood Center. He was 63 years old.

He was born on July 14, 1959, in Weirton, the son of Voyo and Millicent Dragisich Dolphin.

A proud member of the United States Air Force, Robert graduated from Wintersville High School in 1978.

Robert was a kind person, never knowing a stranger. He found great enjoyment in being around his family and cheering on his favorite football teams, the Miami Dolphins and the Ohio State Buckeyes.

Robert was preceded in death by his parents.

Left to cherish his memory with love are his sister Stephanie Heagy of Weirton, niece Millie Clancey and nephews Tony Orelli and Stephen Heagy.

Friends are invited to join with Robert’s family at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street on Saturday, February 18, 2023, from 11:00am until the time of the noon service.

Pastor James Rhodes will officiate.

Burial will follow in the Serbian Cemetery, Weirton.

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  1. Candle Selection 2It was a pleasure to know Bob for the last year and take care of him. I’m sure going to miss him at brightwood. So sorry for you Steph!

  2. Candle Selection 8Stephanie, Robert certainly was a good and kind man and it was my pleasure getting to know you both over the past year. You were a loving, caring sister to him and I pray that God will fill your heart with peace and grace as you move on through life without him. My heartfelt sympathy to you and your family.
    With love, Nurse Nancy

  3. Grew up with Bobby. He was so funny and interesting. Hadn’t seen him in years but he’s crossed my mind on occasion as he was a neighborhood kid. So sorry to hear this.

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