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Robert Lewis

Robert Joseph Lewis Jr.

Wednesday, April 8th, 1931 - Thursday, October 24th, 2019
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Obituary

Robert “Bob” J. Lewis Jr., age 88, of Montrose, passed away on October 24, 2019 at his home. He was the devoted husband of Beverly D. Lewis, caring for her until she predeceased him on March 1, 2018.

Born in New York City on April 8, 1931, he was the son of the late Robert J. Lewis and Mary Lewis. He graduated from Hendrick Hudson High School in 1949. He served in the U.S. Navy and played for their basketball team during his enlistment.

Robert married Beverly D. Haight of Montrose, NY on January 21, 1956, with whom he cherished dancing to Big Band music.

Robert worked for many years at IBM and was a member of the Local 21 Steamfitters & Plumbers Association, as well as the Chairman of Cooperative Charting for Power Squadron. He was a lifetime member of Buchanan Fire Department. Having a life-long passion for boating, Robert was Commodore of Peekskill Yacht Club, and Co-founder of Hudson Valley Boat & Yacht Club Association. He and his family enjoyed boating on the Hudson and along the Eastern Coast.

Robert is survived by his sons, Farrell Lewis and wife Gerri of Appleton, WI; Robert Lewis of Verplanck, NY and Fiance’ Carol Lynch; his daughters, Diane Nathan of Gloucester, VA; April Haight and husband Eric of Montrose, NY; and Holly Kouvo and husband Steve of Stow, MA. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Erin, Matthew, Amber, Merisa, and Jessica; and great-grandchildren, Fern, Talen, Jace, Robbie, and Elizabeth. In addition to his parents and wife Beverly, Robert is predeceased by his sisters Gladys Golden and Ethel Yarema.

Friends and family will gather to honor and remember Robert on Sunday, October 27, 2019 from 2pm to 4pm and 6pm – 8pm, at Curry & Giordano Funeral Home, 313 North James Street, Peekskill, NY. Funeral Mass will be on Monday, October 28, 2019 at 10am at St. Patrick’s church, 241 11th Street, Verplanck followed by burial at St. Patrick’s Cemetary on Broadway Street, Verplanck.
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  • Visitation

    Sunday, October 27th, 2019 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    When
    Sunday, October 27th, 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Location
    Curry & Giordano Funeral Home
    Address
    313 N James Street
    PEEKSKILL, NY 10566
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Second Visitation

    Sunday, October 27th, 2019 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Sunday, October 27th, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Curry & Giordano Funeral Home
    Address
    313 N James Street
    PEEKSKILL, NY 10566
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Monday, October 28th, 2019 | 10:00am
    When
    Monday, October 28th, 2019 10:00am
    Location
    St. Patrick's Church
    Address
    240 11th Street
    VERPLANCK, NY 10596
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  • Interment

    Location
    St. Patrick's Cemetery
    Address
    VERPLANCK, NY 10596

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Posted at 04:57pm
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Eileen Burns

Posted at 02:18am
Dear April, Eric and family. We are so sorry to hear of Dad's passing. He was a kind and gracious man who loved his family beyond measure. We are unable to join you today as we just marked the passing of David's mother yesterday. We send you all of our love. David and Eileen
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Dear April, Amber and family , Our deepest sympathies for your loss. Prayers and love Barbara, Wendy and family
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Nancy, Gordon and Linda Yarema

Posted at 09:31pm
To Uncle Bob, a one of a kind guy.
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