Oct 26, 2021
NEWTON FALLS — Robert L. Gensler Jr., 57, passed away suddenly following a cardiac condition, Friday, Oct. 22, 2021, at his home.
Robert was born Feb. 14, 1964, in Warren, the son of Robert L. Gensler and Cecelia Irene Johnston Gensler. He was a lifetime resident of Newton Falls.
He began working at the age of 12, delivering the Tribune Chronicle, continuing for six years. Robert had also worked for Burger Chef and at the Convenient Store for Kenny Ferrance.
Graduating with the Newton Falls Class of 1982, he continued his education at Youngstown State University. He transferred to Kent State University, obtaining a degree in finance.
Robert found employment at Chicago Title in Trumbull County while continuing his education at the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law at Cleveland State University. He obtained his doctorate of law degree from the university.
He worked with the firm of Turner, May and Shepherd in downtown Warren. Robert was also involved with the Newton Falls Commerce Association.
Cherished memories of Robert will be carried on by his mother, Cecelia Irene Johnston Gensler; his sister, Deborah Ann (Alan) Baryak of Fair Oaks, Calif.; his nephew, Aaron Alan Baryak of Placerville, Calif.; and his niece, Laura Irene Baryak of Citrus Heights, Calif.
Robert was preceded in death by his father, Robert L. Gensler Sr.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests material tributes be made in Robert’s name to the Newton Township Cemetery Association. Robert was an active member and recently elected president of the association.
Visitation will be Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2021, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Borowski Memorial Home in Newton Falls. A service will be Thursday, Oct. 28, 2021, at 10 a.m. at the funeral home, with the Rev. David Merzweiler officiating. The family requests those who are attending the visitation or service to adhere to guidelines for social distancing and wearing masks.
Interment will be in St. Joseph Cemetery in Paris Township.
Please visit www.borowskimemorialhome.com to send condolences to the family.
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