Robert H.


Robert H. "Bob" Gehres, Conneaut Lake, Pa, Summit Township, passed away of suspected natural causes at home on Thursday, September 22, 2016. He was 57.
Born October 21, 1958 in Grove City, PA, he was the son of Harold A. and Theresa M. Nickolay Gehres.
Bob was a 1977 graduate of Lakeview High School.
He was of the Catholic Faith and grew up in the St. Columbkille parish, Stoneboro.
He worked many years as a deliveryman for Chilson's Furniture of Conneaut Lake, a job he always enjoyed because he made people happy bringing new furniture to their homes. He most recently worked at the rest area' on Interstate 79 in Crawford County.
Bob loved to come and visit his mother in Sandy Lake and also enjoyed watching TV Westerns.
His wife, the former Mary Katherine Sheckler, whom he married April 26, 1986, preceded him in death April 17, 2016. He is survived by a stepson Curtis Reese and is wife Jennifer, and their children Cailyn and Miranda Reese, all Sterling, Virginia; his mother Theresa M. Beggs, Sandy Lake, a sister Shirley Lambert and her husband Carl, Burr Hill, Virginia; four nieces, two nephews and three great-nephews also survive.
He was preceded in death by his father and his step-father Donald J. Beggs.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the funeral home to help family defray expenses.
Calling Hours: 7-9 PM, Monday (9-26-16) in the Scott A. Black Funeral Home, 99 Franklin St., Stoneboro with a Prayer Vigil at 8:45 PM Monday in the funeral home.
Mass of Christian Burial: 11:00 AM, Tuesday (9-27-16) in St. Columbkille Roman Catholic Church, 70 Franklin St., Stoneboro, with Rev. Robert A. Manning as Celebrant.
Interment: Oak Hill Cemetery, Sandy Lake Twp.
Published on September 25, 2016
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