Robert P. Thelin

Died: Sun., Feb. 7, 2021

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Robert (Bob) P. Thelin, 65, of Warren, Pa, passed away on Sunday, February 7, 2021 at UPMC Hamot Medical Center.

He was born May 18, 1955 in Warren, Pa, a son to the late Roger L. Thelin and Erma (Spicer) Thelin of Warren, Pa. Bob was a 1973 graduate of Eisenhower High School.  He worked for Roger Luvison & Son as a bricklayer and stonemason for more than 30 years. Bob was an avid outdoorsman; he enjoyed hunting, fishing, canoeing, and 4-wheeling. He loved trips to the Gulf of Mexico and Keuka Lake. He enjoyed watching Penn State football and auto racing, but most of all, he enjoyed watching his grandchildren grow.

In addition to his mother, Bob is survived by his loving wife, Claudia Luvison Thelin, whom he married on May 24, 1975 at St. Luke’s Church in Youngsville, Pa; two daughters, Lindsay (Eric) Wagner of Smithfield, RI and Lacy (Jeremy) Thompson of Erie, Pa; his grandchildren, Garen and Kaya Wagner and Ella and Mia Thompson; a sister, Pamela (Phil) Damiani of Churchville, NY, his in-law’s, Claude and Nan Luvison; his brother-in-laws, Michael Luvison, Jef (Marlene) Luvison, Matt (Penny) Luvison and Kelly (Karen) Luvison; a sister-in-law, Natalie (Craig) Ostergaard and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his sister, Nyla Luvison.

A private memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family.

The Nelson Funeral Home and Cremation Services, in Youngsville, have been entrusted with all arrangements. Condolences to the family may be made at

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Debbie Bailey
   Posted Wed February 10, 2021
My heartfelt sympathies to Bob's family. My heart goes out to you all.

Jayne Arnold Carrington
   Posted Wed February 10, 2021
Dear Thelin family
So sorry to hear about Bob! Many great memories when the girls played basketball! He was a proud father! He was a great guy!Praying for all of you!

Jamie Nesmith
   Posted Thu February 11, 2021
My sincere condolences. I knew Bob from high school and he was a wonderful teammate.

Tim & Stephanie Maze
   Posted Thu February 11, 2021
Dear Erma & family,
Our thoughts and prayers are with you. When there are no words to soften the pain, may your hearts be touched by the love that surrounds you.

Jack Norton
   Posted Thu February 11, 2021
Memories! Of idyllic high school kids who remain implanted in my thoughts of those wonderful years. Of families and joyous lives, although cur short so well lived. Truly the best of times and people. Thank you for providing them.

God Bless

Alicia (Gage) Lombardo
   Posted Thu February 11, 2021
Bob was truly one of a kind. so many great grade school memories on and off the court with him. My deepest sympathies go out to Claudia, Lindsey, and Lacey.

Debbie Crocker Lankins
   Posted Thu February 11, 2021
Claudia and family, Im so sorry to hear of your loss and will keep you in my thoughts and prayers with sincere sympathy to all of you.

Molly Lawson
   Posted Thu February 11, 2021
Claudia - so very sorry for your loss.

Curt Carlson
   Posted Thu February 11, 2021
I was rewarded to be a high school friend and teammate of Bob. I remember the ups and downs of the football games, but he was always the same afterward. May you be comforted by a loving God that is always there for you. Blessings to the family.

Veryl Williams
   Posted Fri February 12, 2021
Deeply saddened to hear this news. My heart goes out to all of Bob’s family and friends.

Tom and Lorraine Walker
   Posted Fri February 12, 2021
Claudia and family:
So sorry to learn of Bob’s passing. We will remember him as being a good guy.
You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. Rest In peace, Bob.

Terry Beardsley McKown
   Posted Fri February 12, 2021
Claudia, I am so very sorry for your loss. I hope that all the wonderful memories of happy times will bring you comfort and peace. My thoughts and prayers for you and your family.

Carl Johnson
   Posted Fri February 12, 2021
Thoughts and prayers to the Thelin family. Will remember the times we shared at Eisenhower.

Karen & Gary Swanson
   Posted Sat February 13, 2021
Dear Thelin family, we are so very sorry to hear of Bob's passing. Just know you all are in our thoughts and prayers in the difficult days ahead. Our deepest sympathy to you all.

Ed & Holly Benedict
   Posted Sat February 13, 2021
Our deepest sympathies . So many memories .

John and Jean Olsen
   Posted Tue February 16, 2021
John and I send our deepest sympathy to you all. A lot of time was spent with each other as our girls grew up. Bob was a very special man and a wonderful coach. He will be greatly missed by many. Thinking of you all.

Sonja D Couse
   Posted Wed February 17, 2021
Please accept my condolences. Please hold your good memories close and think of them often. Praying for your family.

Mary E and Jeff Morgan
   Posted Mon February 22, 2021
We were saddened to hear of Bob's passing. My kids all remember his sunny demeanor working at the house. Our heartfelt sympathy for Claudia, Lacy and Lindsay.

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