Schon, Robert Edward 1917-2010

Robert Edward Schon, 92, of Shepherds Valley Rd. passed away peacefully at home Sunday evening, May 16, 2010, with his family by his side.
Son of the late Hubert J. and Tressa Pinney Schon, he was born in Chester on September 7, 1917.
Living on the family farm for 86 years, Robert was raised Catholic and loved the outdoors, hunting and working the poultry farm. He also served as greenskeeper at Pleasant Hills Golf Course, drove truck, worked at the Homer Laughlin China Company and at the former National Drawn Steel in East Liverpool.
Surviving at home is his wife, Martha Bowers Schon, whom he married on May 21, 1954; one daughter, Donna Jean Barber, of Newell, a brother, Blaine M. Schon, of Chester; two grand children; eight great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Rev. Father Eric Antwi will be Presider for a Liturgy of the Word at 2:30p.m. on Thursday, May 20, 2010 at the Arner Funeral Chapel in Chester where friends may visit on Wednesday from 4-8p.m. Burial will be in Locust Hill Cemetery.
The family wishes to Thank Valley Hospice and Light House Wellness center. Online condolences may be sent from