Robert Blaine Gaumer, 93, passed away at his residence on Saturday, April 4, 2015.
Born May 7, 1921, in Sand Patch, PA, to the late John C. and Lottie (Baer) Gaumer. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, Alma V. “Granny” Gaumer; two brothers, Clarence L. Gaumer and John Gaumer; sister, Mary Ellen Gaumer. Robert was the last surviving member of his immediate family.
Mr. Gaumer was member of St. John’s Lutheran Church of Salisbury, PA, and a retired electrician from Chessie Railroad. He was U.S. Army veteran of WWII and a lifetime member of Eastern Garrett Vol. Fire & Resuce Dept., as well as the Salisbury V.F.W. Post 8826.
Surviving are his children, Phyllis Swick and husband Bob, Ron Gaumer and wife Sharon, Don Gaumer and wife Debbie, Anita McCartney and husband Michael, Bea Gaumer; Grandchildren, Lisa Jones and husband Dale, Jason Gaumer and wife Lisa, Brian Gaumer and wife Sarah, Amanda Simpson and husband Kraig, Jeff Gaumer and wife Talesa, Eric Smith and wife Misty; Great Grandchildren, Kayden, Gracie, Charlotte, Dallas, Blaine and Ethan; Great step Grandchildren, Daniel, Josh, Amber, and Karaline; and numerous nieces and nephews.