Mr Bob Gostling

Robert Gostling “Bob” was born in London on 16th May 1940.  He married Anita in 1962 and they had their only son, Glenn in 1965. Bob was a printer and worked hard so he and Anita could buy a house in Sawbridgeworth. They moved to Sawbridgeworth in 1968.

Bob made many friends through life and was well known around Sawbridgeworth.  Some knew of his love for Spurs Football Club, others knew he loved to have a little bet on the horses, but everyone who knew him, knew of his love for his family.  Anita, Glenn and his grandchildren, Amy, James and Matt were his absolute world.  He was diagnosed with cancer in December 1991 shortly after his first grandchild Amy was born and he fought it off three times because he was so determined to see his grandchildren grow up.  He loved nothing more than seeing his family and was only too happy to be the designated family taxi service.  He spent many summers taking his family to his favourite holiday resort in Menorca where he was his happiest with his family, always having a laugh and a joke with them all, he will be hugely missed.


Charity details

Cancer Research Uk

Cancer Research fund scientists, doctors and nurses to help beat cancer sooner. They also provide cancer information to the public. Your donation will help our scientists get closer to finding a cure.

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Messages of condolence

You will be hugely missed Bob and I for one will know I will have to go along way to meet another loving ,caring ,family man as you were ,,, Our thoughts are with Anita , Glenn, Debbie , Amy , James & Matt 🙏 Lots of Love Lorraine & Paul xxx

Mrs Lorraine Brown

In loving memory of Bob from Peter and Denise

Mr Peter Allen

Bob, a family man who fought cancer for many years, your strength was an inspiration to all who knew you. Sadly missed by all . Deepest condolences to Anita, Glenn and all your extended family

Elaine, Tony ,Peter, Susan and Dawn Fishenden Family

Bob you will be so missed by all who knew you. Xx

Mrs Christine Adams

Bob you will be hugely missed. A true gentleman and wonderful family man. May you rest in peace.

Mr Mark Bentley

Service details

Cremation Service

01 November, 2019 13:45

Parndon Wood Crematorium

Parndon Wood Road, Harlow, CM19 4SF

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