FORESTVILLE: Robert V. Gasper, 66, of King Road, Forestville, died unexpectedly, Friday, August 17th, at UPMC Hamot Medical Center, Erie, PA. He was born in Dunkirk, on June 26, 1946, the son of the late Vincent and Beatrice (McCollough) Gasper.
Mr. Gasper served in the U.S. Marines as a Sgt in the Vietnam War. He worked as a Truck Driver for Hills Trucking, Fredonia and also had his own Home Business. He was a member & trustee of Gage Chapel Community Church, Smith Mills and he enjoyed his children, grandchildren, church, friends, garage, square dancing and doing home repairs.
Survivors include his wife Donna Gasper, whom he married on April 2, 1983, in Silver Creek, two daughters, Liz (Terry) Yochum, of Silver Creek, Michele (Dan Sprague) Gasper, of Perrysburg, a son, Gerald Hall, of Fredonia, a brother, William (Shirley) Gasper, of Fredonia. Also surviving are 3 grandchildren, Bradley & Chad Yochum and Madison Hall and several nieces, nephews and brother-in-laws & sister-in-laws. Besides his parents he was predeceased by an infant brother Johnny Gasper, an infant daughter Stacey Gasper and his father-in-law Gerry Robillard.
Friends are welcome to call at the Riles & Woolley Funeral Home, 39 Main Street, Forestville on Wednesday from 3-8 pm. Funeral Services will be held Thursday morning at 11 o’clock from Gage Chapel Community Church, Hanover Road, Smith Mills, with Rev. Michael Pollock, officiating.
The family suggests memorial donations may be made either to the Gage Chapel Community Church, % Linda Cobb Treas., 11128 Newell Road, Dunkirk, NY 14048. or to a local charity of one’s choice. To post condolences go to www.rilesandwoolleyfuneralhome.com.