Robert A. Gazoo of the East Mountain section of Scranton died Sunday September 29, 2019 at home. His wife of 29 years is the former Sally Pietrolaj.
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Born in Scranton he was the son of the late Anthony and Mary Dembroski Gazoo. Educated in Scranton schools, prior to retirement he was employed for many years as a plant manager at the Pepsi Bottling Company of Scranton.
Bob was an avid outdoorsman who liked to hunt and fish. He was an outstanding woodworker with many of his works found in his home. He was a member of the Waldorf German American Federation, St. Mary’s Parish Club, and the Teamsters Local Union #229.
Also surviving are daughters Linda Eibach, Scranton and Sally Marrazzo and husband Joe, Archbald; step-daughters Wendy Szymczyk and husband David, Olyphant, Laurette Paciga and husband John, Shavertown, and Noelle Jackson and husband Roy, Olyphant; grandchildren Justin, Jason, and Amanda; great-grandchildren Hunter, Noah, and Azalea; step-grandchildren Robert, Sara, Gina, Christina, Emily, Adam, and Maggie; brother John Gazoo, Mt. Cobb; several nieces, nephews, and step nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by son Robert; sisters Anna, Stella, and Dorothy; brothers Joseph, Thomas, Raymond, Edward, Anthony, and infant brother Anthony.
A private blessing service was held in the Miller Bean Funeral Home Inc., 436 Cedar Ave. Scranton. Interment with Military Honors followed in St. Catherine’s Cemetery, Moscow.
Memorial contributions may be made in Bob’s name to Hospice of the Sacred Heart 600 Baltimore Dr. Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702 or to the Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center, 1111East End Blvd., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711.