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Robert Edward Gramlich Sr.
(January 31, 1943 - August 19, 2013)

U.S. Veteran Robert Edward Gramlich, Sr., age 70, of Wyalusing, PA passed away Monday evening, August 19, 2013 at his home after an illness. Bob was born on January 31, 1943 the son of the late Charles William and Dorothy Ward Gramlich. He attended Abington Senior High School in Montgomery County, PA. After high school Bob served his country in the US Air Force. He was an aircraft mechanic during the Vietnam War. Bob most recently worked at Bartron Supply in Tunkhannock, PA as a mechanic from 1992 until his retirement in 2005. He also worked at West German Sales in Fort Washington, PA as an auto mechanic before working with Bartron Supply. He was a member of the NRA. He enjoyed hunting and working on cars in his spare time. Bob also like to follow the Hall of Fame drag racer, Ken Montgomery. Most of all he loved to spend time with his family. Bob is survived by his wife of 51 years, Catherine L. Gramlich, whom he married on March 3, 1962; his son Robert Edward Gramlich, Jr. of Montgomery County, PA; his daughters Lori Novak-Cassano and her husband Joseph of Bucks County, PA, Cheryl Lyn Gramlich of Dalton, PA, and Christine Marie Gramlich and her significant other James Delaughter of Leesport, PA; his grandchildren Jerrald Novak of Bucks County, PA, Samantha Duncan Welch and her husband Christopher of Dalton, PA, and Sky Delaughter of Leesport, PA, Barbara DeLaughter of Reading, PA and Brandon DeLaughter of Leesport, PA; his great-granddaughter Grace Elizabeth Welch of Dalton, PA, his brother Karl Gramlich and his wife Hazel of Jenningsville, PA; as well as many nieces and nephews. Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his mother-in-law Barbara Kessler Moore (2003). A memorial service will be held at Queen of Peace Church, North Hills, PA on August 31, 2013 at 10:30am. Online condolences can be made at sheldonfuneralhomes.com. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made in Bob’s name to the Wyalusing Relay for Life (American Cancer Society) c/o PS Bank-Amy Huffman, PO Box 217, Wyalusing, PA 18853.