Robert John Gatto

Born: Tue., Aug. 7, 1951
Died: Wed., Sep. 4, 2019


2:00 PM to 5:00 PM, Sun., Sep. 08, 2019
Location: Peterson-Blick Funeral Home, Inc.

Funeral Service

10:00 AM Mon., Sep. 09, 2019
Location: St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church

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Robert John Gatto Sr., 68, of Warren, passed away on Wednesday, September 4, 2019, following a lengthy and courageous battle with cancer. Bob was born on August 7, 1951, in Jamestown, NY, son of the late John J. Gatto and Josephine Alessi Gatto, who survives. Bob was a 1970 graduate of Falconer High School, attended Jamestown Community College and the Cleveland Drafting Institute. He was employed by RHI Monofrax, in Falconer, NY, as a supervisor for 41 years, from which he retired on July 31, 2013. He was also employed at Hectors Honda, in Falconer NY. Bob loved music and played the guitar and keyboard. He enjoyed fishing, kayaking and motorcycling, having owned more than 23 bikes in his adult life. He also loved to cook, snowmobile and spend time with his family. In addition to his mother, Bob is survived by his wife and High School Sweetheart, Diane Lee Mead Gatto, whom he married on March 24, 1973; one son, Dr. Robert J. Gatto Jr. and wife Alicia, of Warren; one daughter, Alyssa (Gatto) D’Bernado and husband Stephen, of Hoboken, NJ; his five grandchildren, who affectionately referred to him as “Papa Bob”, Gracie, Laney, Jude and Seth Gatto, and Lincoln D’Bernado; one sister, Joan Barton and husband Richard, of Ashville, NY; one uncle, Dr. Frank Gatto, of Jamestown, NY; his beloved sisters and brothers- in-law and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his father, Bob was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Addie Gatto. Friends will be received from 2-5 PM on Sunday, September 8, 2019, at the Peterson-Blick Funeral Home, Inc., 1003 Penna. Ave. E. Warren, PA 16365. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 AM on Monday, September 9, 2019, at the St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church, 600 Penna. Ave. W. Warren, PA 16365, with Rev. Rick Tomasone, Celebrant. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery. The family has requested memorial donations be made to the Addie’s Gift Foundation, 316 Conewango Ave. Warren, PA 16365 or the Hospice of Warren County, 1 Main Ave. Warren, PA 16365.

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Joe & Rosemary Malta Quisimberto
   Posted Thu September 05, 2019
We are so very sorry to hear that cousin Bob passed away. God bless his soul and may he Rest In Peace in Heaven, after a courageous battle with his illness.

Jamie Swanstrom
   Posted Fri September 06, 2019
What a great man. I am so sorry for your loss :(

Dan Carlson
   Posted Fri September 06, 2019
So sorry to learn of my old friend's passing. Sincere condolences to Diane and family.

   Posted Fri September 06, 2019
So sorry to hear of your son's passing. I will keep you and your family in my prayers.

Cousin Dolores

Randy Sechriest
   Posted Fri September 06, 2019
Dr. Gatto,

I'm so sorry to hear about your loss. My sincerest condolences to you and your family.

Frank Mccullough
   Posted Sat September 07, 2019
Dr. Gatto, My sincere condolences to you and your family for your loss.

Darlene Ananea
   Posted Sat September 07, 2019
So sorry for your loss.I met your dad in your office and had a very nice visit with him.he seemed like a very nice man and he was so proud of you Dr gatto.sending prayers to you and your family.

Luanne Cattley
   Posted Sat September 07, 2019
My deepest condolences to Diane and family. Rest In Peace Bob.

Krista Tully
   Posted Sat September 07, 2019

BALANCE EASEL SPRAY was sent by Krista, Erik, Carter, Gina .

With our deepest and heartfelt condolences. Know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. We love you!! Love ~ Krista, Erik, Carter, Gina & Leo

John & Stephanie Dahlberg
   Posted Sat September 07, 2019
Our deepest sympathy to Diane and family. Bob was a really good guy and brother-in-law and will be missed by all who knew him. May God’s grace be with you in this very difficult time and may the memory of his goodness remain with you always.

Judy Anderson
   Posted Sat September 07, 2019
My deep heartfelt sympathy to you Diane and you family. May you find pease in knowing Bob pain free and in a better place. He sure will be missed.

Alan Short
   Posted Sun September 08, 2019
So sorry to hear of your loss. My deepest sympathy's to all of you.

Jeffrey Rice
   Posted Sun September 08, 2019
So sorry to hear about Bob a fellow classmate passing. I am keeping Dianne and family in prayer🙏.14

Mary Ann Bianco
   Posted Sun September 08, 2019
Dear Diane and family,
I will keep you in my prayers. I’m so sorry to hear this news.
Mary Ann Bianco

Bob & Phoebe Grow, and Greta Crowell
   Posted Sun September 08, 2019
To all the Gatto family,
We offer our sincere sympathies for your loss. Bob was a wonderful son, husband, father, and grandfather. We extend our prayers for comfort and condolence. He will be truly missed.
Wishing you peace

Fran Piazza
   Posted Sun September 08, 2019
To the entire Gatto family you are all in my thoughts and prayers at this time I am very sorry for your loss of your son, brother, father, and grandfather. Robert was a good man and I am sure he will be truly missed

Kay Walker James
   Posted Mon September 09, 2019
Diane and family, I was sad to hear of your loss. You are in my prayers.

Beth (Kingsley) Blanks
   Posted Mon September 09, 2019
I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts & prayers are with you family during this difficult time. 🙏🏼

Sandy (Kochian) Weber and Barry Weber
   Posted Tue September 10, 2019
Cousin Diane and Family, Cousin Joannie and Family, Aunt Josie, It is with sadness in our hearts that Barry and I send our most meaningful condolences ...Cousin Bobby was an incredible and talented and fun loving person as a son, a husband, a father, brother, uncle, cousin and friend. As a child, he would ride his bike to visit our grandparents and cousins...always with a smile on his face. I wish I could have known him better as an adult. The many miles between us never diminished the bond of familial love. He will never be forgotten and will always be loved and in our hearts.
Sending you healing love...

Christie (Young) Bulich
   Posted Fri September 20, 2019
On behalf of Jack and Shirley young and family we would like to express our deepest condolences to the family. Mr Gotto was a close friend of my father Jack and he spoke very highly of the wonderful man he was. They shared many years working together and will have even more memories now to share. Love hugs and healing energy to you all.

Eileen & Chris Carlson
   Posted Sun September 29, 2019
Dear Joan & Dick, Josie, Aaron, Andrea and all your family,

We were so sorry to learn of your loss. We were in Honolulu at the time of your brother’s passing or we would have been there to give you our condolences in person. Joan, it must be so hard to lose your only sibling. Our hearts go out to you. We hope to see you soon.

Eileen & Chris

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