Robert Gourlay Obituary

Robert Arthur Gourlay
Robert Arthur Gourlay

June 27, 1938 - August 7, 2018
Born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Resided in Tonawanda, New York
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Gourlay, Robert Arthur
August 7, 2018, age 80.
Robert is survived by his dear wife Ruth of 53 years, his devoted son Matt and his beloved daughter-in-law, Julie. Robert was proud of his granddaughter, Rebecca who is presently serving in the Peace Corps and of his grandson, Patrick who just completed hiking the Appalachian Trail. Robert received his Bachelor's Degree from the University of Buffalo and his Master's Degree from the University of Michigan. He spent his entire 42 year career in education in the Clarence Central School District, serving the early years as an American History teacher, and the remainder of his career as a School Counselor and chairperson of the department. The family will be present on Thursday from 6:30-8:30 PM at the (Tonawanda Chapel) AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 2600 Sheridan Dr. (at Parker Blvd). A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, September 29th at 1:00 PM in St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, 30 W. Tioga Street, Spencer, NY and followed by a burial in the Larow Cemetery in North Van Etten, NY. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice Buffalo, Inc. Share condolences at




Tonawanda Chapel
2600 Sheridan Drive
Tonawanda, NY US 14150
Thursday, August 16, 2018
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St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church
30 W. Tioga Street
Spencer, New York 14883
Saturday, September 29, 2018
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Larow Cemetery
Langford Creek Road
North Van Etten, New York 14889
Saturday, September 29, 2018


*Hospice Buffalo, Inc.
225 Como Park Blvd.
Cheektowaga, NY 14227