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Gathering of Family and Friends

Barn at Wolf Creek
Sunday July 26th, 2020

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Celebration of Life Service

Barn at Wolf Creek
Sunday July 26th, 2020

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Gary R. Robidoux

In Loving memory of Gary R. Robidoux who passed March 21, 2020 at the age of 69.  Born in Detroit, MI, spending most of his life in Cuyahoga Falls, he attended St. Josephs and graduated from Cuyahoga Falls High School.  He was veteran of the US Army, serving in Germany, Vietnam and Fort Knox, KY.  Gary worked at the US postal Service, Stow branch, as a letter carrier working on the same walking route for 25 years.  He retired from the USPS at the age of 55 with 34 years of service.  Gary was an avid lover of Life, his 1957 Chevy, the Soap Box Derby and all things Bob Dylan.  He was a kind and loving person and will be missed by family and friends.

Preceded in death by his mother, Barbara O’Kelly and his father, Robert Robidoux.  Survived by sisters, Sue Lynn Robidoux (CA), Maureen O’Kelly (MT), brother Tim O’Kelly (OH) and Lynn May, his loving partner of 32 years. 

A celebration of life will be held at the Barn at Wolf Creek, July 26th from 2-4pm.  Service starting at 3pm, Pastor Jim Roma officiating. 

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JACKIE AND ERNIE Jul 26 2020 12:00 AM

Gary was our mailman on Alicia Trail in Stow for quite a few years. One time we got into a discussion about Bob Dylan so long that the our neighbor came out next door because she wanted her mail! Gary & I laughed! A gentle quite spoken gentleman. Need more like him! Lois Schlademan

Lois Schlademan Jul 25 2020 12:00 AM

We were so sorry to hear of Garys passing. He was much more than our mail carrier and we considered him a friend we could count on seeing every day for some brief conversation. Deepest sympathies.

Bob & Dee Dee Bruce Jul 24 2020 12:00 AM

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time,
May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of Gary R. Robidoux, give you peace, comfort and strength

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete.
I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.
My thoughts
and prayers to the family of .

US Army Veteran, Gary R. Robidoux, is A True American Hero God Bless

Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13

Cheryl J Skinner, Tri-State Military Museum Jul 23 2020 12:00 AM

I saw this name and couldn't believe I recognized it. I checked my memory by looking in my basic training yearbook. I served with Gary in Basic Training July 1968. My condolences to family.

Robert M Smith Jul 23 2020 12:00 AM

To the family and loved ones of Gary Robidoux:
A friend from Cuyahoga Falls called and informed me of Gary's death. I am so sorry to learn of this. I went to school with Gary from middle school through high school. We remained friends and wrote each other while he was in Vietnam and reconnected when he returned. Gary was my first love and I have such fond memories of our years together.
My sincere condolences to you all.
Susan Harshman Lee

Susan Harshman Lee Jul 23 2020 12:00 AM