Robert Ursitti Obituary, A Precious Soul Gone Too Soon


Robert Ursitti Obituary, Death – On December 15, 2023, the world lost a remarkable individual, Robert Michael Ursitti, at the age of 79. Born and raised in Aliquippa, PA, Robert’s journey was marked by love, dedication, and a passion for life. His impact on family, work, and the community resonates as a testament to a life well-lived. A graduate of Aliquippa High School, Robert chose to serve his country, joining the United States Army.

His commitment to service extended beyond military duty to his family, where he played the roles of nurturer and caretaker with devotion. Robert’s love knew no bounds, encompassing his wife of 56 years, Michelle, and his beloved daughter, Kellie-Michelle, who preceded him in death. Professionally, Robert was a dedicated career man, serving as a consultant at Nova Chemicals.

His work took him across the globe, allowing him to engage with clients and immerse himself in diverse cultures. His extensive travels created lasting memories that enriched his life. Nature held a special place in Robert’s heart, and he found solace at his hunting camp in Clarion, PA. Additionally, Robert was a former member of the St. Elijah Serbian Orthodox Church, where he contributed to the community and found spiritual guidance.

Robert was preceded in death by his parents, James and Josephine Ursitti, his sister Judith French, and brother-in-law and best friend, Robert Vidovich. He is survived by his loving wife, Michelle Ursitti, siblings James and Richard Ursitti, sister-in-law Patricia Vidovich, nephew Mitch Vidovich, and a host of nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, and cousins.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, December 21st, from 4-7pm at Tatalovich Funeral Home in Aliquippa. The Funeral Liturgy is scheduled for 10:00am on Friday, December 22nd, at St. Elijah Serbian Orthodox Church, followed by burial at St. Elijah Serbian Orthodox Church Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in Robert’s memory to the Beaver County Center Civic Women’s Club. Robert’s legacy lives on in the hearts of those who were fortunate to know him, and his memory will be cherished for generations to come. May he rest in eternal peace.