American Veteran 01

Robert W. Guseman

November 24, 1943 ~ April 18, 2019 (age 75)


Robert Walter Guseman   Nov 24, 1943 to April 18, 2019

Born in Uniontown PA to Altha Holmes & Ethel Grace (Guseman) Hartmann

Survived by Kimberly Guseman (daughter) & Wilma Guseman (ex-wife) furry grandkids Izzy, Tinkerbelle & Aya

Lived Uniontown, Pittsburgh, Knoxville TN

Worked for WMAL Radio Bethesda MD, US Post Office, GC Murphy, Rax Roast Beef, Burger King & BP Oil (Knoxville TN)

School South Union High School (ran track & played basketball), American Broadcasting School, Community College of Allegheny County & California University

Served in Navy on USS ESSEX & USS WASP (where he recovered Gemini astronauts’ missions 9 (Thomas Stafford & Eugene Cerman) & 12 (Jim Lovell & Buzz Aldrin)) 

Awards & Membership

Sang with Son’s of Mitch
Membership in GREX (Gemini Recovery Experts)
Membership in MITROGS (Master in the Recovery of Gemini Spacecraft)
Received the National Defense Service Medal from the Navy
fireman with Whitehall Fire Department (served as Secretary)
Associate member of Pennsylvania Association of Arson Investigators
Member of the Masonic Lodge
Commissioned as a Kentucky Colonel
Inducted into the Fayette County Sports Hall of Fame in 2012 as a member of the 1961 South Union High School Track Team for 1961 WPIAL Class B Track Championship.

There will be no funeral or service at this time. He will be cremated. Donations can be made in his name Bob Guseman to either or

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