Roy S. Gamber
- March 10, 1927 - May 12, 2012
- Cambridge, New York
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“Roy's smile and laughter will be greatly missed. Fourth of July will not be the same without his Red white and Blue checked pants.
1 of 2 | Posted by: julia Reynolds - grennwich, NY
“ROY WILL SURELY BE MISSED . HE HAD A BIG HEART. HE'S ORCHIDS WERE BEAUTIFUL. NOW HE'S AT PEACE.
2 of 2 | Posted by: VICKI SEVERSON - CAMBRIDGE, NY
Roy S. Gamber, 85, of Cambridge, passed away Saturday, May 12, 2012 at his residence. Roy passed away peacefully to be with his wife Myria who passed away in 1998. Born on March 10, 1927 in Ephrata, PA, he was the son of the late Clayton and Elizabeth Anna (Sangrey) Gamber.
Roy served in the U.S. Army during World War II from 1945 until 1947 and was a mason by trade and did some of the most amazing brickwork. He built both his home in New Jersey and his home here in Cambridge. Roy was a lifetime member of the Bricklayers and Allied Craft Workers Local 2 and the Captain Maxson American Legion Post 634 in Cambridge.
Roy is survived by his two sisters, Gladys Mellinger of Brownstown, PA and May Merkel of Reading, PA; a brother, Earl Gamber of Kansas City, MO. A special friend, Edwin Perdue and his wife Ann of Florida and his goddaughter, Laura Baker and her husband Richard of Cambridge and their children whom Roy adored so much, Stefan, Casey, Bradley, Brandan and Arick.
In addition to his wife, Roy was also predeceased by a very special nephew, Richard C. Gamber and several siblings.
Services are private and will be held at the family's convenience. Roy will be laid to rest with his loving wife Myria at the Woodlands Cemetery in Cambridge.
In remembrance of Roy, memorial contributions may be made in his honor to the Washington County Hospice, 415 Lower Main St., Hudson Falls, NY 12839 or the Captain Maxson American Legion Post 634, 2106 State Route 22, Cambridge, NY 12816.