American Veteran 01

Robert J. Mantia

April 18, 1932 ~ September 4, 2021 (age 89)


Robert Joseph Mantia passed away Saturday, September 4, 2021. Robert was born in Homestead, Pennsylvania on April 18, 1932 to Joseph and Margaret Mantia. He graduated from Munhall High School in 1950. After High school, Robert served as an Army Military Police Officer in Germany during the Korean War. Following the war, Robert received his Bachelor’s Degree from University of Pittsburg in PA and Master’s Degree from San Jose State University in CA. He was a teacher, vice principal and coach throughout his fifty-years in education. He was the greatest husband, father, grandfather and mentor to so many and will be missed immensely. His absolute happiest moments in life were spent with his family and coaching school and organized youth sports (baseball, basketball, football and softball) teams to multiple championships. Robert is survived by his wife; Lillian Mantia, children; Robert Mantia and Holly Mantia, grandchildren; Jennifer Mantia, Jaclyn Foust, Nicholle Mantia and Jacob Grubinskas, and brother; Thomas Mantia. Public service will be held this Friday, September 17 at 11am at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Los Gatos, CA In lieu of flowers; please make donations to ‘Wounded Warrior Project’ or 'St. Jude Children's Research Hospital'

Memorial Tree
A Memorial Tree was planted for Robert

We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Darling & Fischer Campbell Memorial Chapel

Join in honoring their life - plant a memorial tree


Funeral Mass
September 17, 2021

11:00 AM
St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception Church (Los Gatos, Los Gatos Memorial Park, San Jose)


St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856


© 2022 Darling & Fischer Campbell Memorial Chapel. All Rights Reserved. | Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Do Not Sell My Personal Information