Robert Louis ‘Peanuts” Carocci Sr., 76, of Dawson, PA., passed away peacefully, October 5, 2021. He was born on June 13,1945 in Mt. Pleasant, PA. He was the son of Albert and Alverta (Chick) Carocci. He is survived by his loving wife of 57 years Janice M. (Mellinger) Carocci, his three daughters, Lori (Charles) Stickle, Connie (Doug) Laporte, Kimberly Boyd and her partner Michael Borris, and his son, Robert (Margie) Carocci Jr. Grandchildren, Jack Franklin and his fiancée Dena Graft, Stephanie Carocci and her fiancé Erik Firestone, Brittany Franklin and her fiancé Chris Bailey, Jay C. Franklin and his fiancée Ashley Stewart, Meaghan Kibe and her fiancé Sparky Marinelli, Carlotta (Grant) Gush, Edward (Amanda) Kibe Jr. and Robert G. Carocci, Great Grandchildren, Tyler Pellick, Paige Sethman, Hayleigh Workman, Raine Carocci, Kami Workman, Skylar Gush, Rylee Franklin, Alexys Albright, Logan Baily, Evelyn Kibe, Lucas Gush, Easton Kibe, Eli Kibe, Austin Marinelli, Brayden Stewart and Gianna Meyers, Great Great Grandchild, Dominic Pellick. He is also survived by his brothers, Albert and his wife Doris Carocci Jr., Frank and his wife Mickey Carocci, sister, Julie (Carocci) and her husband Dale Robison, brother Alex Carocci and sister Anita (Carocci) Stoner, sister-in-law Pamela Philburn, and numerous nieces and nephews to whom he was very proud of.
Peanuts attended the Bryan United Methodist Church in Dawson, PA. and was a previous officer at the Sons of Italy in Perryopolis, PA. He was retired from National Envelope as a Baler and previously worked at Linden Hall as a Groundskeeper and Danly Machine as a Machinist. Peanuts also ran his own part time business of Bob’s Mowers, that he enjoyed. Peanuts enjoyed hunting, fishing, Cash Bashes, Gun Bashes, Small Tractor Pulls, but most of all, spending time with his beloved family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Albert and Alverta (Chick) Carocci, father-in-law and mother-in-law Gary and Trellis (McKnight) Mellinger Sr., sister-in-law Sheila Carocci, brother-in-law’s, Gary Mellinger Jr. and Leslie H. Philburn
Visitation will be held Friday from 2-4 & 6-8 PM at the Parzynski Funeral Home & Cremations LLC, Family Owned and Operated, 191 Liberty St. Perryopolis, PA 724-736-2515. Relatives and friends are asked to gather directly at Bryan United Methodist Church, 128 Chaintown Road, Dawson, PA 15428 for funeral services at 11 am on Saturday with Pastor Ed Sutton officiating. Interment will take place in Dickerson Run Cemetery.
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