David Rocco Chero

David Rocco “Butch” Chero, 81, Robinson passed away Friday September 9, 2022, at Indiana Square.  Born July 16, 1941, in Robinson the son of late Rocco and Anna (Thompson) Chero.  He was the grandson of Nicholas and Philomena Chero and Scott and Margaret Thompson.  In addition to his parents and grandparents his is preceded in death by infant sons David, John, and Michael Chero, and brother Ronald Chero.


Survived by sister Sharon Chero; nephews Ronald “Rocky” Chero and wife Heidi (Muchesko), and Dominico Chero; nieces Teresa Chero, and Rosemarie “Rosie” Hartz and husband Dale, along with many great-nieces and great-nephews and one great-great nephew.


David was an Army Veteran of the Vietnam War.  Worked as a coal miner for over 20 years.  But most of all he was the best brother, uncle, and friend a person could ever ask for.  He loved hunting and fishing.


Friends received 2pm till time of service 3pm Sunday at Kenneth A. Stuart Funeral Home, 139 Ligonier St., New Florence. Rev. Marsha Adams officiating.  Interment Penn View-Mount Tabor Cemetery, Blairsville.  Military Gravesite honors will be provided.  Funeral dinner immediately following to be held at Robinson V.F.W. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Wounded Warrior Project, www.woundedwarriorproject.org