Robert E. Dunham, Jr., 74, of Warren passed away unexpectedly on Wednes-day, August 20, 2014 at his residence..
Bob was born November 5, 1939, in Warren, Pa., the son of the late Robert E. and Elizabeth Cogswell Dunham, Sr. Bob was a graduate of Warren High School. Employed with In-terelectric Corp. for over 25 years utilizing his natural talent with technologies as an IT Manager . He was a member of the Trinity Memorial Episcopal Church and active with Bi-ble Study Group.
Bob was very involved in every aspect of the per-forming arts in many loca-tions. He was a member of the Theatre Union since 1978, and very instrumen-tal at the Chautauqua Insti-tution, the Palace Theatre in Jamestown, N.Y., and later at the Reg Lenna Center for the Arts. In War-ren, he was an integral part of the Struther’s Library Theatre, and was the reci-pient of the 4th Prestigious Peacock Award for decades of dedication, time and talent with the theatre. He continued to serve on the facilities committee follow-ing his retirement.
He is survived by two daughters, Myla Coleson of Sugar Grove, Pa., Marcia Dunham of Warren, Pa.; and one son, Robert E. Dunham III and wife Tamara of Baltimore, MD; a step daughter, Michelle Curtis of Warren, Pa. Six-teen grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren, and five nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Bob was preceded in death by a daughter, Melanie Dunham Miller in October 2005 and a sister Cynthia Cogswell Bigelow.
A memorial service will be held the Trinity Memorial Episcopal Church on Tuesday, Au-gust 26, at 1:00 pm, with The Rev. Matthew Scott, officiating. Friends will be received from 12 noon un-til time of service. A light luncheon will follow in the church parlors.
The family suggests memorial donations be made to the Struthers Li-brary Theatre, 302 W. Third Avenue, Warren, Pa. 16365.
The Peterson-Blick Fun-eral Home, Inc. has been entrusted with arrange-ments.
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