- May 9, 1929 - August 29, 2013
- West Chazy, New York
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WEST CHAZY-Robert E. Gardner, 84, of West Chazy passed away Thursday, August 29, 2013 at the St. Albans Health and Rehab Center in St. Albans, Vermont.
He was born May 9, 1929 in Altona, the son of Patrick E. and Malvine (Duquette) Gardner. He served in the U. S. Army in Korea where he was wounded when a mine exploded next to him severely damaging his sight and ability to hear. Bob worked at Georgia Pacific, where he retired after 35 years of service. He was a member of the American Legion in Chazy, the VFW in Champlain and the Knights of Columbus in Mooers. He loved fishing and mowing his lawn. He truly enjoyed spending time his granddaughter Mackenzie.
Robert was predeceased by his parents; three brothers, Maynard Gardner, Lee Gardner and Alden Gardner; as well as one sister, Hortense Williamson.
Survivors include, his wife of 57 years, Jan Gardner of West Chazy, they were married September 8, 1956; one son, Timothy R. Gardner and his companion Kasey McKee of West Chazy; one grandson, Timothy E. Gardner and his companion Katie Jubert of Mooers; a great granddaughter, Mackenzie Gardner and an expected great grandson, Kolin Gardner; one brother, Lester Gardner of Altona; two sisters, Geraldine Kwetchian of Lyon Mountain and Georgianna Hogle of Mooers; several nieces and nephews; two special friends, Bev and Winston Duprey of Silver Lake and his special cat Jinkins.
A memorial service will be celebrated Thursday, September 5, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. at the Ross Funeral Home in Mooers. Donations in Bob's memory may be made to the Holy Angel's Church and St. Louis of France building fund.
Arrangements are in the care of the Ross Funeral Home, 2586 Route 11, Mooers. To offer an online condolence, please visit www.ROSSFUNERALHOMES.com