Robert Paul ‘Bob’ Gajewski

Published 4:54 pm Monday, February 26, 2018

Robert Paul “Bob” Gajewski, 74, died at his home in Mocksville Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018.

He was born in Rochester, N.Y. on June 25, 1943, the son of the late Joseph and Lottie Gabrych Gajewski. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Gene Gajewski.

After high school, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy, serving honorably from 1962-1964. He then had career in construction, working with C.P. Ward, Inc. a general contracting firm with projects in New York and Pennsylvania, where he served for 20 years before retiring as construction equipment manager. After retirement, he and his wife moved to North Carolina in 2012. He had been a member of Friends of Bill W. fellowship for 37 years and was a member of Unity Church of Winston-Salem.

Survivors: his wife of almost 28 years, Pauline Morrill Gajewski of the home; 2 sons, Joe Gajewski (Cindy) of Chicago and Matt Gajewski (Nicole) of South Carolina; a step-son, Rodney Carris of Texas; a step-daughter, Samantha Ryon of North Carolina; a sister, Eleanor Kane of New York; a brother, Rich Gajewski of Pennsylvania; 5 grandchildren, Parker, Remy, Madelyn and Keaton Gajewski and Lee Michael Ryon (Matthew); and a sister-in-law, Joan Morrill.

The celebration of life memorial service will be held Saturday, March 3 at 2 p.m. at Unity Church of Winston-Salem, 108 Hewes St.