The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

January 25, 2014

Robert L. Shaulis

The Tribune-Democrat

BOSWELL — SHAULIS– Robert L.,  83, Boswell, Jenner Township, went peacefully with the Lord Jan. 24, 2014, at his home surrounded by his loving family. Son of Earl and Stella (Daniels) Shaulis. Preceded in death by parents; first wife, Doris (Roddy) Shaulis; grandson, Bob Harmel; brothers, William and Richard; and sister, Louise Pritts. Survived by loving wife of 25 years, Carol (Ryniak) Vinisky-Shaulis; daughters, Beverly, married to Carl Benson, Peninsula, Ohio, and Kimberly, married to Jim Harmel, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio; step- children, Joe Vinisky, with whom he resided and who cared for Bob, and Joan (Vinisky), married to Scott Pritts, Boswell; grandson, Shawn Shaulis, and wife, Tina, Peninsula, Ohio; great-grandsons, Bobby Harmel and Shawn Shaulis; sisters, Esther Roberts, Boswell, and Fern Whipkey, Berlin; numerous nieces, nephews and in-laws; and special neighbor, Georgine Suder, and her children, Tyler and Austin. Bob retired in 1985 from Ford Motor Co. in Walton Hills, Ohio. He spent his retirement years helping at Beam Cemetery and making maple syrup with Frank Bocsy. Member of Laurel Hill Gospel Tabernacle, Jennerstown.  He enjoyed reading his Bible, praying, trout fishing, hunting, riding his snowmobile and making his own maple syrup.  Bob was a friend to all he met. Viewing from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Hoffman Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 409 Main St., Boswell.  Viewing also from 10 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. Monday at Laurel Hill Gospel Tabernacle, Pastor Gary Anderson presiding.  Interment, Beam Cemetery, near Gray.  Donations in Bob’s memory may be sent to Laurel Hill Gospel Tabernacle, in care of Gary Anderson, 412 Allegheny St., Boswell, Pa. 15531.  To express condolences, make a donation, light a candle or order flowers, visit

Guest Book