THE VILLAGES, Fla. — Robert L. Ciochetto, 80, of The Villages, Fla., passed away of complications due to multiple infections and FXTAS (fragile X-associated tremor / ataxia syndrome) on Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2022.
“Bob” is survived by his wife of 56 years, Nancy Moon Ciochetto of The Villages, Fla.; his daughter, Bobbie (Mike) Pawlik of Tampa, Fla.; his daughter, Kristi Ciochetto (Ryan) of St. Petersburg, Fla.; and his son, Mark (Kelly) Ciochetto of Havertown, Pa.; grandchildren, Kayla Pawlik, Grace Ciochetto, Bryce Ciochetto and Jacob Pawlik; his sister, Shirley Tincani of Exton, Pa.; and brother, Richard (Maria) Ciochetto of Colorado Springs, Colo.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Grace Ciochetto, of Forrestville, Pa.
Bob was born March 16, 1941, in Mercer, Pa. He graduated from Youngstown State University in 1970 with a degree in accounting. In June 1970, he moved to Warren, and accepted a position as an accountant at General Motors, where he worked for 29 years, before retiring in 1999. Bob was a devoted husband, an amazing Poppop and a loving father. He married Nancy in 1966 and the couple had three children together. He was a very active, social man who loved to travel and never met a stranger. After being stationed overseas in the Army in 1959, he came home and, once again, traveled the world as an accountant for General Motors. After retiring from the workforce, they moved to The Villages, Fla., in 2011.
In retirement, he enjoyed golf, pickleball, socializing with friends, dessert and traveling around the world. He also loved playing with his four grandkids and watching their activities.
His ashes will be interred in Bushnell National Cemetery at 10:30 a.m. March 18, 2022, with a celebration of life gathering starting at 12:30 p.m., at SeaBreeze Recreation Center, 2384 Buena Vista Blvd., The Villages, FL 32162.
In lieu of flowers, the family wishes that donations be made to fragileX.org/donate.