He leaves his wife Blanche (Drake) Gedenberg of Auburn, a son David and his companion Brenda of Auburn, a daughter Dorine Donnelly, and her husband Richard, of Worcester, and a sister Florence Wynn of FL, 3 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren, as well as several nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by a daughter Diane Hoff in 2011.
Robert was born in Greenville, New Hampshire. He was the son of the late John and Blanche (Porter) Gedenberg. Robert was a proud veteran of the US Navy; he served the US in the Korean War.
Mr. Gedenberg worked as a diesel mechanic for T&T Red Star Express in Shrewsbury for many years.
Robert was an avid outdoorsman; he particularly enjoyed hunting, fishing, and camping. He was a member of the Chester P. Tuttle Post, #279 American Legion in Auburn, the Canal Sportsman’s Club in Bourne, the Orange Sportsman’s Club.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend visiting hours from 4-7 PM Friday February 28, 2014 in the Britton-Wallace Funeral Home, 91 Central St. in Auburn. His funeral will be held in the funeral home at 10 AM Saturday March 1. Burial will follow in Hillside Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers please make donations to Auburn Fire and Rescue, 47 Auburn Street, Auburn, MA 01501