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Claude R. Boyd - Caratozzolo Funeral Home

1785 Deer Park Ave, Deer Park, NY

OBITUARY

Robert E. Proto

June 3, 1935July 14, 2019
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Robert E. Proto was born on June 3, 1935 and went to be with the Lord on July 14, 2019. Bob lived a vibrant life and despite battling a number of health issues in recent years, remained active and full of spirit until his last breath.

For many years, Bob owned a successful freight forwarding business, which he built from the ground up through hard work, true grit and determination. To those who were fortunate to know him, he was fiercely loyal, incredibly generous and always ready to lend a hand. Family meant everything to him and he was blessed with an amazing wife of 60 years, Caroline, three wonderful children – Suzanne, Robert and Steven and their spouses – Kevin, Carolyn and Nicolle, and five precious grandchildren – Justin, Karisa, Rylan, Samuel and Sole, and their spouses – Dorothy and soon to be spouses Carl and Christine.

He will be sorely missed but never forgotten. He leaves behind a strong and growing family, many friends and an encyclopedia of memories that will be cherished forever. May he rest in eternal peace.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Bob’s memory to: Emmanuel Catholic Church 15700 South Military Trail Delray Beach, Florida 33484 Phone: 561-496-2480 http://www.emmanuelcatholic.church/

Services

  • Visitation Friday, July 19, 2019
  • Mass of Christian Burial Saturday, July 20, 2019
  • Committal Service Saturday, July 20, 2019

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