Robert L. Dore

September 8, 1939July 14, 2018

Robert Lance Dore, 78, of Franklin passed away Saturday, July 14, 2018 at Chestnut Park Rehab. & Nursing Center, Oneonta. He was born September 8, 1939 in Brooklyn the son of the late James W. and Helen (Weiser) Dore. Bob grew up in New Rochelle and graduated from New Rochelle High School. Following graduation, Bob enlisted in the United States Air Force and proudly served his country from 1957 to 1961. After his honorable discharge from the Air Force, Bob began working in 1961 for IBM as a computer repairman and later retired in 1990 as a Sales Manager. He then began working for AT&T as a Sales Manager and retired in 1996. On August 7, 1964, Bob married Mary Anne (Missy) Miller. They were married for 53 years. Bob was an Eagle Scout. He was also a Cub Scout Leader and a Boy Scout Leader with 16 Eagle Scouts under his leadership. Bob began a travel soccer program in Long Valley, NJ in 1982, coaching boys and girls soccer teams throughout the next 8 years. Bob is survived by his wife, Mary Anne; son, Chris and wife, Christina (Friedland); son, Russ and wife, Debbie (Stracker) and grandchildren, Jacob and Katherine; brother, Phillip and Agnes; and sister, Judy. He was predeceased by his son, Scott. Calling hours will be held on Friday, July 20, 2018 from 10:00 to 11:30 am in the Aldrich Baptist Church, North Franklin. A celebration of life service will immediately follow at 11:30 am with Rev. Pat Judd officiating. Burial will be in the Ouleout Valley Cemetery, Franklin. For those who wish memorial donations may be made to the Aldrich Baptist Church, PO Box 174, Franklin, New York 13775 in loving memory of Robert Lane Dore. Online condolences may be made by visiting Arrangements are by the Kenneth L. Bennett Funeral Home, Franklin.


  • Calling Hours Friday, July 20, 2018
  • Celebration of Life Friday, July 20, 2018

Robert L. Dore

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Barbara Justason

July 19, 2018

Bobby, My favorite cousin…. Any event with you and your family is a “bubble”; Loved spending time with you and your boys skiing. Fond memories of the NJ and NY local town tours & 4 wheeling. You always took the time to be kind, generous and hospitable. Love you.

Neil & Deborah Logan

July 17, 2018

Russ and family we are sorry to hear this news. We met your Mom and Dad here in South Carolina and very much enjoyed visiting with them. Your dad suffered for an extended time and now he can rest. Enjoy the memories that you have and may he rest in peace. You and your family will be in our prayers.

Neil & Debbie