Warren David Bartlett, age 65, a Moon Township, Pennsylvania resident for the past 24 years, passed away unexpectedly at home on Friday, December 28, 2012.
He was born on August 24, 1947, in Johnstown, a son of Jacqueline (Pangburn) Bartlett and the late William Bartlett.
Beloved husband of 32 years to Diane (Viola) Bartlett; cherished son of Jacqueline Bartlett of Johnstown, loving father of Rebecca (Steve) Grandstaff of Rotterdam Junction and Cara Bartlett of Moon Township, Pennsylvania; proud grandfather of Timothy Lake, Alex and Nicole Grandstaff, all of Rotterdam Junction; great grandfather of Wyatt Grandstaff; well loved brother of Claudia (Matthew) Jurica and Curtis Bartlett, all of Johnstown, brother-in-law of Anthony Viola of Gloversville; also many loving nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews; and not to be forgotten, his faithful canine companion Murphy.
Warren graduated from Johnstown High School in 1965 and Devry Institute in 1967. His career of sales engineer began with GE 1970-1978 and Contel 1978-1988, both in Johnstown; he joined the Nortel network, retiring in 2001 and presently was employed by Goldfield Telecom as a sales manager. His hobbies included photography, collecting saltwater fish for his aquarium and traveling.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Thursday, January 3rd, from the Barter & Donnan Funeral Home, 1 N. Melcher Street, Johnstown, with Rev. David Almleaf officiating.
Family and friends may call on Wednesday, January 2nd, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.
Interment will be in Johnstown Cemetery in the spring.
In lieu of flowers and because of his deep love for animals, family suggests donations in his memory to Animal Friends, 562 Camp Horne Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15237.
Condolences to the family may be made online by visiting our website at www.barterdonnan.com.