Robert S. Waid
Supervisor of Robert W. Waid Funeral Home, Inc.
Robb, the eldest son of Bob and Janet Waid, is a fourth generation funeral director, who actually grew up in the apartment above the funeral home. Excelling in academics, Robb graduated from Meadville Area Senior High School, where he enjoyed performing in the Marching Band. The year following high school graduation, Robb, was fortunate to receive a scholarship from Rotary International, to be an exchange student in Germany. After his year abroad, Robb returned to the States to begin his college education. The College of Wooster, in Wooster, Ohio, is where Robb graduated with a degree in economics. He did an internship with a CPA firm outside of Chicago, and was offered his first full time job there. While Robb enjoyed his work at the firm, he soon realized his passion for helping others in need. Moving back to Pennsylvania, Robb enrolled in Pittsburgh's Institute of Mortuary Science. During mortuary school, Robb worked for the Wolfe Memorial Funeral Home in Pittsburgh.
In 1992 Robb returned to Meadville, to work with his Dad, at the Robert W.Waid Funeral Home. Robb enjoys listening to jazz music, watching performances of Drum and Bugle Corps, wood working, and playing raquetball. Robb is a member of Stone United Methodist Church, Rotary Club of Meadville, and serves on the boards of Wesbury United Methodist Community and Meadville Medical Center's Foundation. Robb and his wife, Valerie, reside in Meadville, with their beloved labrador, Gabby.