OBITUARY

Robert H. Gomersall Sr.

August 30, 1928April 19, 2021

Bob passed away following a life filled with family, work, Boy Scouts and love of all outdoors including camping, travel and family vacations.

Born in Massillon, Ohio on August 30, 1928, he was the son of the late Joseph and Sarah (Jackson) Gomersall. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife Beverly (Jamieson) Gomersall. He is survived by his daughter Heidi Yoho of Industry, three sons; Robert Jr. of Industry, Scott (Casey) of Rogers, Ohio, and Eric (Sharon) of Tiltonsville, Ohio; 11 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren, one brother; John (Geraldine) Gomersall, several nieces, a nephew, as well as a very special cousin; Vivian Jackson.

Bob attended Coraopolis school, served in the 28th Division in Germany and before and after his stint in the Army at L.T.V. (J&L) for over 30 years. He served as Assistant Scoutmaster for Troop #101 in Coraopolis, and Troop #699 in Economy. Bob was a charter member of Economy Methodist Church and served as Sunday school superintendent. He and his family moved to Farmington, PA in 1980 where he was the first Head Ranger at Heritage Reservation, and then returning to Beaver County in 1991. Bob was a registered Boy Scout beginning in 1940. He holds the Vigil Honor in the Order of the Arrow (OA) and the Silver Beaver Award from the Greater Pittsburgh Council of the Boy Scouts of America. He served on staff for the National Jamboree at A.P. Hill and staff of Wood Badge 103 and 110.

Services will be under the auspices of the SAUL-GABAUER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 273 Route 68, Rochester (adjacent to Sylvania Hills Memorial Park Mausoleum). Viewing will take place on Thursday from 1 pm until the time of funeral services at 6 pm. Private burial will take place Friday at Sylvania Hills Memorial Park.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff of Gallagher Hospice for their tremendous care and support during these last weeks.

Services

  • Visitation

    Thursday, April 22, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Thursday, April 22, 2021

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Dawn Jamieson-Wagner

April 22, 2021

Rob, Scott, Heidi & Eric. You are all in my thoughts today and weeks to come. I'm glad We got to visit on Easter. There will be a Luminary in Uncle Bob's memory at the Brady's Run, Am Cancer Society Relay for Life on Sat. June 19th
Love and Hugs to All, Dawn Marie & Rich

Douglas Gomersall

April 21, 2021

Great memories of times at Uncle Bob & Aunt Bev's. The whole family together. Winters tobogganing down the hill, taking turns dragging it back up and all of us going down again. Good times, will ever forget.

John and Geraldine Gomersall

April 21, 2021

Bob and Bev shared a life of love and service to their family and the care of the Heritage Reservation, We remember fondly all the good times we had at family gatherings, and Bob's 75th Birthday party. May you rest in Peace , Brother.

Johnna Gomersall

April 20, 2021

My favorite memories of my Uncle Bob is our extended family camping trip across Pennsylvania ! Campfires! Mudslides! Bears!
All my love, may your wonderful memories life on💕

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY