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Robert A. Gwynn


Robert A. Gwynn, 64, passed away peacefully during the sunrise Saturday, November 4, 2017 at Mercy Regional Medical Center, in Lorain, after a long battle with COPD. Robert was born October 18, 1953 in Brownsville Pennsylvania, where he lived until his family moved to the Lorain area when he was nine years old.

A graduate of Southview High School in Lorain, Robert enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time with his grandkids. He was a member of the Ashland Erie Game Hunt Club in Sullivan. He worked as a maintenance millwright for most of his working years, before becoming disabled in November 2015.

Robert is survived by his beloved wife of 28 years, Terry (nee Sleasman); he is the loving father of Jason (Megan), Joseph (Lynne), Melinda (Dan) and Emily (Christopher) all residing in the immediate area and the loving grandfather of Hailee, Blue, Kaytlyn, Rebecca, Kylie, Jason, Alexis, Jayden, Cade, Mason, Peyton and Tyler; Robert is also survived by sisters, Bobby (Walter), Alverta "Bert" (David), Janet (Mark) and two brothers, Donald and Kevin; he was a dearly loved son-in-law; brother-in-law; uncle and great-uncle and friend to many.

Robert was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Virginia and his sisters, Neila, Virginia "Ginger" and Laura.

The family will receive friends Wednesday, November 8, 2017 from 3 P.M. until the time of funeral services at 5:30 P.M., at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave., Lorain. Cremation will follow.

In lieu of flowers, donations be made on Robert's behalf to Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital, 11100 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106.

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