It is with a heavy heart that Muhlenberg Township Fire & Rescue announces the passing of longstanding active member Robert Gauker. Gauker started his time in the fire service at the age of 18 with the Temple Fire Company. Serving the department in many different capacities, including numerous officer roles, and as the Fire Chief of the Temple Fire Company during his 47-year tenure serving Muhlenberg Township. Gauker transitioned with the department as Temple and Goodwill Fire Companies became Muhlenberg Township Fire & Rescue. He primarily served as a Driver/Engineer in his latter days wit the department but always remained a fixture within the department. His overall dedication to Muhlenberg Twp Fire & Rescue, and the fire service as a whole, will be missed tremendously.
Information on services for Brother Gauker will be posted on Muhlenberg Twp Fire & Rescues social media pages and on our department website as they become available.