Robert Francis Longobardi
January 29, 1932 – February 18, 2018
Jeffferson Valley, New York
Robert Francis Longobardi of Jefferson Valley, NY died peacefully in his home on February 18, 2018; he was 86. Robert was born in Yonkers, NY on January 29, 1932, the son of Luigi and Alphonsina (Sammarco) Longobardi. Robertattended St. Mary’s grammar school in, Roosevelt High School, Maryknoll Seminary in Brookline, MA, and graduated from Manhattan College with a Bachelor’s Degree. His career in finance included working for General Foods, Beechnut-Lifesavers and Nestle Co. He was Comptroller of ATI Oil Company before co-owning Catskill Fuel based in Liberty, NY. In his retirement years he sold real estate.
Bob was a proud veteran and officer in the US Marine Corps and earned the rank of 1st Lieutenant. He loved boating in the Long Island Sound as well as fishing and swimming in Naples, FL where he has resided as a snow bird for many years. He was also an advocate of pickleball.
Bob is survived by his beloved wife of 60 years, Patricia, his daughter and exceptional caretaker Jeane Coletti (Wayne) of Somers, NY, his son Mark Longobardi, DMD of Glastonbury, CT, his daughter Diane Baker (Richard) of Wellington, FL, his grandchildren Anthony, Vincent, JohnPaul, Alexis, and Joseph Coletti; Dana and Michele Longobardi; Lauren and Kevin Baker; and great grandchildren Olivia, Gianna, and Catalina Coletti.
A visitation is scheduled for Thursday, February 22 from 4-7 PM at the Joseph J. Smith Funeral Home in Mahopac, NY. A funeral mass with be celebrated on Friday, February 23 at 11AM at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church in Shrub Oak, NY. A private cremation will be held after the visitation.
In lieu of flowers, please make memorial contributions in Bob’s name to Maryknoll Fathers & Brothers, PO Box 302, Maryknoll, NY 10545.
Longobardi, Robert Francis [MC???? RIP]
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I believe that Robert is a member of the Class of 1956.
May He Rest In Peace.
McEneney, Mike (MC1953)
[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]
Longobardi, Robert Francis [MC1956 RIP]
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Colon, Philip J. (MC1962) added this request to his prayer circle.
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