Services:

Funeral services will be Saturday, September 22, 2018, at 11 AM at Hope UCC, 701 Cherrry Street, Wind Gap.  There will be a viewing beginning at 9:30 AM until time of services at the church.  Interment will follow with Military Honors at Wind Gap Cemetery, Plainfield Township.  The Ruggiero Funeral Home, LLC, www.ruggierofuneralhome.com, Pen Argyl is in charge of arrangements.

Memorials:

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be offered to either St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, www.stjude.org, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or Will’s Eye Hospital, www.willseye.org, 840 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107.

 


Robert H. Gangewere
 
Born: June 5, 1925
Died: September 17, 2018

Robert H. Gangewere, 93, of Wind Gap, passed away, Monday, September 17, 2018, at HCR Manor Care, Easton.  He was the husband of the late Doris E. (Lemley) Gangewere, who passed away, June 30, 2001.

Born in Wind Gap, June 5, 1925, he was the son of the late William R. and Edith (Davidson) Gangewere.

Prior to retiring in 2001, he was employed by Lafayette Ambassador Bank.

Robert was a veteran of the US Army, where he served in the European Theatre during World War II.  He received 5 Bronze Stars, 1 Bronze Arrowhead and survived D Day and the Battle of the Bulge.

He was a member of Hope UCC, Wind Gap, where was past President of the Consistory, and served on the Spiritual Council.  He was a life member of the Wind Gap American Legion, which he helped to form in 1946, and was a member of Wind Gap Fire Co. and the I.O.F. for more than 70 years.

He is survived by a son, Robert H. Gangewere, Jr. of Plainfield, NJ, and six grandchildren.

In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Dr. Keith D. Gangewere, and a sister, Velma Neal.

Funeral services will be Saturday, September 22, 2018, at 11 AM at Hope UCC, 701 Cherrry Street, Wind Gap.  There will be a viewing beginning at 9:30 AM until time of services at the church.  Interment will follow with Military Honors at Wind Gap Cemetery, Plainfield Township.  The Ruggiero Funeral Home, LLC, www.ruggierofuneralhome.com, Pen Argyl is in charge of arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be offered to either St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, www.stjude.org, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or Will’s Eye Hospital, www.willseye.org, 840 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107.

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