Robert W. Ehlers, 84, IBM retiree and ex-chief of Mahopac Falls Fire Department, passed away on September 27, 2019.
Robert was a member of the Massapequa Fire Department and Ex-Chief of Mahopac Falls Fire Department. Robert was also a Fire Investigator for the State of New York and president of Hudson Valley and Putnam County Fire Association. He retired from IBM and began a teaching career at St. Leo University.
He was born May 29, 1935, in Brooklyn, NY and was the son of Elwood and Dorothy Ehlers.
Robert will be deeply missed and was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. Robert is survived by his wife Diana Ehlers, daughter Joanne Pomnitz, son Scott Ehlers and grandchildren Savannah Ehlers, Kyle Pomnitz, Erika Thompson, and Dawson Ehlers. He is predeceased by his son, Jeffery Ehlers.
A Last Call tribute will be given on October 20, 2019, at Mahopac Falls Fire Department starting at 2pm.
In lieu of flowers we are asking for donation to the Hudson Valley Firemen Home located at 125 Harry Howard Avenue, Hudson, New York 12534. Phone 800-479-7695.