Robert Joseph Notaro



Robert Joseph Notaro, of Brewster, NY, died peacefully on Tuesday May 29, 2018, in Sharon, CT. He was 77 years old.

Bob was Born on February 11, 1941, in the Bronx, NY, son of the late Joseph E. and Adeline (Citrone) Notaro. He attended Iona Prep School during his freshman year in New Rochelle. Bob was an excellent football player during this time. He then continued his high school years at Edison High School in Mt. Vernon, NY. Bob proudly served in the Army.

Robert enjoyed coming to Putnam Lake in the summers with his parents. Permanently moving to Brewster in the 1980s.

On October 19, 1985, Bob married the love of his life Kathleen H. Canata in Briarcliff Manor, NY. Kathleen and Bob enjoyed close to 33 years together. He enjoyed the Caribbean, but it was St. Marten that was so special to both of them having traveled there 28 times together and doting on their two cats; Sophie and Aggie.

Bob was the director of construction with Laws Construction Company in Briarcliff, NY for 13 years before retiring. Prior to working at Laws he worked for Thalle Construction for 34 years. He enjoyed fishing, skiing and playing basketball with friends. He was quite the handyman and loved birds, dogs and cats. Bob was an avid Yankees and NY Giants fan and was a loyal friend and a devoted father.

Bob is survived by his wife of 32 years, Kathleen and also his daughter; Michele E. Sheridan (Michael) of Hopewell Junction, NY and his son Matthew J. Notaro of Wappinger Falls, NY, his brother Joseph E. Notaro (Arlene) and his sister in law Judy Notaro, his grandchildren; Ashley Sheridan and Michael Joseph Sheridan and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brother Thomas Notaro.

A Mass of Christian burial was celebrated on Saturday June 2, 2018, at 9:45 am at St. Lawrence O’ Toole Church, Brewster, NY. Interment followed at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Hawthorne, NY. Friends and family called at the Beecher Funeral Home, 1 Putnam Avenue, Brewster, NY on Friday June 1st from 4pm-8pm.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Bob’s memory to the Alzheimer’s Association National Office, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago, IL 60601.

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