Robert Hugh Montgomery, age 94, of Wilkins Township, formerly of Penn Hills, born in Pittsburgh and raised in Rimer, PA, passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 9, 2021. Loving husband of 65 years to the late Elsie Burton Montgomery. Devoted father of Beverly McCombs of Keller, Texas, and Kimberly Montgomery of Wilkins Twp. Loving grandfather to James Robert McCombs (Katie). Great-grandfather to James Robert McCombs, Jr., John Ryan McCombs, and Joseph Mark McCombs. Brother-in-law to Harold L. Burton (Betty) and the late Thelma Stump and Howard Burton. Beloved cousin of Linda Sadler. He will also be missed by his many nieces and nephews.
Robert was an Air Force Veteran who served in WWll and Korea as a Corporal in the 60th Army Air Force Base Unit. He attended Kittanning High School, Rutgers The State University of New Jersey, and Stonier Graduate School of Banking. He worked for Union National Bank for 38 years and retired as a Vice President of Trust and Investment. He was President (1968–1969) and a Lifetime Member of the Pittsburgh Branch of the American Institute of Banking of the American Bankers Association, and President (1973-1974) of the Pittsburgh Society of Financial Analysts, Inc. who awarded him for Outstanding Leadership and Service. Robert served as an elder at Beulah Presbyterian Church, was commemorated for his 32nd Degree Scottish Rite Freemasonry 60-year Membership, and enjoyed playing golf after retirement.
Friends received at Wolfe Memorial, LLC, Forest Hills Chapel, 3604 Greensburg Pike, Pittsburgh PA 15221, on Friday 2-4 and 6-8pm. A funeral service will be held in the funeral home chapel on Saturday at 11:00am followed by burial in Church Hill Cemetery. Masks are recommended for all, and required for those who are not vaccinated.
Please note that Greensburg Pike will be closed on Saturday, so you must approach the funeral home using Filmore Road.
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