Robert H. Cochran, age 65, of 1325 Orange Street, Berwick, passed away peacefully at the Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, on Thursday, January 14, 2021 where he had been a patient since December 16, 2020.
Born in Sewickley on May 10, 1955, he was a son of the late Robert Leslie, Jr. and Lois (Barker) Cochran. He moved to the Bloomsburg area when he was 11 years old.
Robert attended the Central Columbia Schools before graduating from the Columbia-Montour Vocational Technical School in 1973. He went on to receive a B. S. in Criminal Justice from Mansfield University.
For much of his life he was employed in the criminal justice field. His last position was with the Luzerne County Children and Youth agency.
Robert was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, Berwick congregation.
He spent much of his life on the back of a horse. Horses were very important to him. He also loved music and playing his guitar. Another hobby was restoring antique cars.
Robert served his country as a member of the United States Navy during the 1970’s.
He is survived by his wife, the former Marie Coronado, of Berwick and three sons: Robert Warren Cochran, Pittsburgh, Jared Michael Cochran, Catawissa, Joshua Paul Cochran, Catawissa; a daughter, Kaitlyn Marie Cochran, Catawissa; two grandsons: Wyatt Cochran and Jared M. Cochran, Jr., eight step children living in California; five sisters: Donna Schoonmaker, Menands, N.Y., Susan, wife of Sam Simler, Camden, S. C., Marilyn Sims, Camden, S.C.., Carole Gill, Brandon, Fla. and Lisa Mowry, Lancaster; a brother, Harry Cochran, and his wife Andrea, Burlington, N.J. and many nieces and nephews.
Private graveside services will be held in Elan Memorial Park, Lime Ridge.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Dean W. Kriner, Inc., Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 325 Market Street, Bloomsburg.
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