Robert Joseph Gilbert

Robert Joseph Gilbert, 53, of Waymart, died on Tuesday at Wayne Woodlands Manor, Waymart.

He was born on May 19, 1960, in Honesdale, the son of the late Jack and Anna Mae Salak Gilbert.

He was known to his family and friends as Bobby or Bobby Joe. He loved farming and the outdoors. Bobby was employed at Linde Corp. He was of the Roman Catholic faith, attending St. James Church in Pleasant Mount when he was younger. He will be remembered for his great sense of humor.

Bobby's family wishes to extend its gratitude to the Wayne Woodlands nursing staff for their support in his final days.

Bobby is survived by three brothers, Stephen of Honesdale; James of Waymart; and Paul of Tennessee; and four sisters, Susanna Theobald of Waymart; Dianna Fenwick of Clarks Summit; Bernadette O'Connell of Waymart; and Lourdes Ann Rousseau of Aldenville.

A funeral blessing will be Friday at noon at Hessling Funeral Home Inc., 428 Main St., Honesdale. Interment will follow in Canaan Corners Cemetery, Waymart.

The family will receive friends on Friday from 10 a.m. to service time.

Memorial contributions can be made to the donor's favorite charity.

Condolences: www.hes slingfuneralhome.com.

Funeral Home

Hessling Funeral Home
428 Main Street Honesdale, PA 18431
(570) 253-1190

Published in Scranton Times on Sept. 5, 2013