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Robert Gelman

December 12, 1938 — June 3, 2022

Robert B. Gelman, 83, of Greensburg, passed away on Friday, June 3, 2022.

He was born in Bronx, NY, on December 12, 1938, raised in Lorain, Ohio, and received his college degrees from Carnegie Tech (now Carnegie-Mellon) and the University of Pittsburgh. His career included positions in the chemical industry, the electronic manufacturing industry, and the defense nuclear industry.

He is survived by his wife, Ann of sixty-one years, two wonderful children, Joel (Connie) Gelman of Paradise PA; and Lisa (Cory) VanWinkle of Richland, WA; and seven grandchildren, Jessika (John Raymond) Salinas, Jordan Gelman, Kylie (Dylan) Long, Caitlyn (Brandon) Foy, Courtney (Nathan) Perry, Jada Rose VanWinkle and Frankie KayAnna VanWinkle. In addition Bob had six great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his sister, Marilyn (Stephen) Strahl of Scottsdale,AZ.

A graveside service was conducted by Rabbi Emerita Sara Rae Perman of Greensburg, PA at the Sunset Gardens Cemetery in Richland, WA. Bob was a member of Temple Sinai of Pittsburgh as well as synagogues in Greensburg, PA, Richland, WA, and Lorain, OH.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to one's favorite charity in memory of Bob.

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