Robert M. Cedar

Robert M. Cedar, 30, of 67 Nancy Lane, Derrick City, passed away Tuesday, November 18, 2014 in Buffalo NY. Born January 26, 1984 in Meadville, he was a son of the Michael G. and Michelle (Taylor) Cedar.

Robert was a 2002 graduate of Bradford Area High School. He excelled in Track and Cross Country, and many of the school records he still holds. Immediately after high school he enlisted in the United States Army.

He served one tour of duty for Operation Iraqi Freedom and one tour in Afghanistan. He was awarded the Army Commendation Medal, National Service Defense Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal with Army Service Ribbon, Parachutist Badge.

He was honorably discharged from Ft. Bragg on March 31, 2007 as a SGT. He enrolled in UNC Charlotte and graduated with a Civil Engineering Degree. He worked for three years as an engineer at MacTech in Charlotte. In 2014 he returned to Bradford to work with his families business Penn Air Notch Services Inc. at the time of his death he was the Chief Financial Officer.

Robert loved the outdoors, four wheeling, hunting, spending time with his dog’s Aprilia and Bella. He was a hard worker and enjoyed a good time. Surviving in addition to his parents, is his fiance Brianna Rychick, one brother, Richard J. (Ashleigh VanGorder) Cedar, of Bradford, and several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

Family will be receiving friends on Tuesday, November 25, 2014 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm in the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes, Inc. 372 East Main St., Bradford, where funeral services will be held at 10:00am Wednesday with Rev. Raymond Gramata, pastor of St. Bernard Church officiating.

Committal services and full Military Honors will be accorded in Willow Dale Cemetery. Memorial if desired may be made to the Robert M. Cedar Memorial Trust Fund at any Northwest Saving Bank. Online condolences may be made to

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