Robert J. Gaydosh


"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 Veterans National Foundation, 4601 Forbes Blvd Ste 130, Lanham, MD 20706 in memory of Robert. Online condolences may be posted to Cremation by Laurel Highlands Crematory at Harris Funeral Home.
Published on May 17, 2019
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Karen and Bill Shannon
May 19, 2019
I Am sadden for your loss , Prayers are with you Aunt Ann and family .
Alan Korywchak
May 19, 2019
I will always remember the Korywchak reunion in Johnstown, where Bob and I stayed up singing Rock & Roll all night. It is my fondest memory and will cherish that bonding experience we had forever! I will miss you cousin!
Kerry Korywchak
May 19, 2019
With a broken heart & shaken spirit my deepest sympathies to the Gaydosh family. I Love you all so much, God Bless
The Reverend Doctor David Charles Smith
May 18, 2019
The members and friends of Jordan United Church of Christ extend our deepest sympathy and Christian love to Barbara, Tom, Lizzy, Ben, Austin, and the entire family at this time of loss and grief. May the peace of the Risen Christ offer comfort and hope in the days ahead.