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Robert J. Gaydosh

Gaydosh – Robert J. “Flashback Bob”, 72, Richland, went to the happy hunting grounds to be with the Lord on May 15, 2019 at Conemaugh Medical Center. Born on September 21, 1946 in Johnstown, son of the late John R. Gaydosh and Ann K (Korywchak) Gaydosh, Johnstown. In addition to his father, he is preceded in death by his Godfather, John “Moxie” Korywchak;  a myriad of aunts, uncles and cousins, and his loving canine daughter, Isabella. In addition to his mother, he is survived by the love of his life and fiancée, Deborah Kniss, Johnstown; daughters, Jessica L. (Matthew) Wall, Calera, AL and Briana D. (Wayne) Monroe, Southmayd, TX; grandchildren, Avery, Brayden, Landon, and Mallori Wall, Noah and Everlie Monroe; sisters, Barbara A. (Thomas) Brown, Gainesville, FL and Lynn M. (George) Rohde, Glendale, AZ; niece, Elizabeth Brown; nephews, Andrew (Emily) Rohde, Benjamin (Austin) Brown, and Aaron Rohde; many friends, and his canine daughter, Momma. Bob was a 1964 graduate of Richland High School. He was a US Navy Veteran serving during the Vietnam War. Bob retired from DRS Technologies after many years. He enjoyed hunting, shooting, fishing, most of all being in the outdoors! Buffalo Bob was a die-hard Pittsburgh and Tomahawks sports fan as well as an avid supporter of the Johnstown community! His stories and epic rock air guitar performances and ornery sense of humor will forever be cherished and missed. PaBob loved his entire family, especially his girls and will be affectionately remembered as the gorilla glue of the family. Friends will be received from 3-7 p.m. on Sunday and from 10 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. on Monday at the Harris Funeral Home, 500 Cherry Lane, Richland. Military rites will be conducted at the funeral home by Menoher Post #155 VFW Ritual Team. Private inurnment will be held at the convenience of the family. The family suggests contributions be directed to either, Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter #364, P.O. Box 5237, Johnstown, PA 15904 or to the Disabled American Veterans, Johnstown Chapter #2, 3742 Graham Avenue, Windber, PA 15963 in memory of Robert. Online condolences may be posted to www.wharrisfuneralhome.com. Cremation by Laurel Highlands Crematory at Harris Funeral Home.

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Bobby was such a sweet man with a great sense of humor. Hope the many wonderful memories bring peace and comfort. Love to you all, Carolyn

Carolyn Winterberger May 23 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Robert Gaydosh

Frank & Marlene Korywchak May 20 2019 12:00 AM

Bob, it was an Honor to have known you and worked with you at DRS and to look forward to seeing you at Daisytown Sportsmens club meetings. I will greatly miss you and I pray that God will keep his hand on your Family through this difficult time. Until that time when we meet again, your friend and fellow Sailor.

Randy Locher May 20 2019 12:00 AM

Had the privilege of knowing Bob for many years. We hunted and fished together several times. We also worked at DRS together. His family is in my prayers. I will miss him!

Donald L. Goughenour May 19 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Robert Gaydosh

Becky Gaydosh May 19 2019 12:00 AM

Bob and I graduated together from Richland. He was a good friend and a great talker. We will miss him! All my thoughts and prayer to his family. Thinking of Debbie and wish her the best.

Janis Daily May 18 2019 12:00 AM

Bob and I were brothers in the VVA. So sorry for your loss.

John Mikolic May 18 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Robert Gaydosh

Briana monroe May 18 2019 12:00 AM

A DISH GARDEN WITH FRESH FLOWERS was sent on May 18, 2019

With deepest sympathy and prayers, Don & Trudy Gaydosh, Deborah Schoewe, Scott Sachs & Diane Gaydosh

Expression of Sympathy May 18 2019 12:00 AM

I didnt know Robert. But I know his daughter and son n law. My prayers are with Bre and Wayne and their family during this hard time in your lives. I know the pain and heartache your going through. I love you guys. Please be safe in your travels. And my heart and prayers are with you.

Kat Barker May 17 2019 12:00 AM