Robert L. McAllister
PUBLISHED: MONDAY, JANUARY 16, 2017 AT 3:55 PM
Waddington: Robert Lee McAllister, age 70, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, January 7, 2017 at his home on in Fort Worth, TX. Calling Hours for Robert will be held Wednesday evening January 18, 2017 at the Phillips Memorial Home, Waddington from 5:00 to 8:00 P.M. A funeral service for Robert will be held Thursday 10:00 A.M. at the Phillips Memorial Home, Waddington with Mgrs. Harry Snow officiating. Burial will be held in the family plot at Flackville Cemetery, Lisbon following the funeral services.
Bob was born to the late Robert T. and Eleanor (Barkley) McAllister in Ogdensburg, NY on June 17, 1946. Robert attended school in Madrid-Waddington area and eventually moved to Fort Schuyler with his family and attended and later graduated from SUNY at Fort Schuyler Maritime College in the Bronx with a Bachelors in Engineering. He then completed his Masters in Mechanical Engineering at Manhattan College. Robert married Elaine (Griswood) McAllister in September of 1970. She predeceased him on Jan 5, 2007. He began his career as an engineer and eventually started his own engineering firm in New Rochelle, NY. Bob later married Maria Elena in Las Vegas on Dec 25, 2008. After living in New Rochelle they moved back to the North Country and settled into the Heuvelton, NY area for a short time before moving to their home in Fort Worth, Texas.
Robert is survived by his wife Maria Elena McAllister of Fort Worth, TX, and his children Marianne McAllister of Rochester, NY and Shana McAllister of New Rochelle, NY. Step-children Ricardo and wife Jenny Vega of Keller, TX and Claudia and husband Charles Walters of Grapevine, TX. Also surviving Robert are his 6 step-grandchildren and two brothers Harold and Karen McAllister of Tampa, FL and Jack G. McAllister of Waddington, NY, his sister in-law Martha Gomez along with nieces and nephews.
Memories and online condolences maybe shared with the family at http://www.PhillipsMemorial.com
McAllister, Robert Lee [MC???? RIP]
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I believe that Robert received his Masters in 1981.
May He Rest In Peace.
McEneney, Mike (MC1953)
[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]
McAllister, Robert Lee [MC1981 RIP]
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Colon, Philip J. (MC1962) added this request to his prayer circle.
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