Robert S. Rabinowitz

February 9, 1950March 13, 2014
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Robert Steven Rabinowitz of Washingtonville, NY entered into rest on March 13, 2014 at Calvary Hospital, Bronx, NY. Robert was the husband of Carol E. (McHugh) Rabinowitz. Robert was born in Brooklyn, NY on February 9, 1950 the son of Irv Kantor and Charlotte Pogoralsky Rabinowitz. Robert was a computer programmer for Emblem Health. He was a loving husband, father and uncle. Robert was a United States Air Force Veteran, a lifetime member of Weight Watchers who loved Star Trek, junk food and TV shows. He is survived by his loving wife of 39 years, Carol Rabinowitz at home; son, Jonathan "Rabbi" Rabinowitz of Washingtonville, NY; daughter, Cari Rabinowitz of Charlotte, NC; nieces: Michelle, Justine, Mikela and Victoria; nephews: Robert and Robbie as well as his faithful friend, Thor. Visitation will be on from 1 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, March 16th with a 5 p.m. Service at David T. Ferguson Funeral Home, 20 North St., Washingtonville, NY 10992. Cremation will be private. The family requests in lieu of flowers, donations be made in Robert's memory to the Taub Institute at In the comments section please write "Dr. Larry Honig CJD Research In Memory of Bob Rabinowitz" for mailed donations, checks can be made payable to "The Trustees of Columbia University" and mailed to Taub Institute at Columbia, c/o CUMC Development, 100 Haven Ave., Suite 29D, New York, NY 10032. Please write "Dr. Larry Honig CJD Research - In Memory of Bob Rabinowitz" on the Memo line. Arrangements under the care of Thomas A. Murray of the David T. Ferguson Funeral Home, 845-496-9106; for further information, directions, or to leave condolences or a fond memory of Robert for the family, please visit our website at



  • Visitation Sunday, March 16, 2014
  • Funeral Service Sunday, March 16, 2014


  • Cremation Will Be Private

Robert S. Rabinowitz

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March 19, 2014

I'm so sorry to hear of Bob's passing, Carol. My love to you, Jonathan, Cari and children. Just finished looking through your photos - what a life! I'll call you soon. Much love!

Juanita, Mike & Ryan Schmidt

Bufalo Family

March 17, 2014

We will truly miss you Bob and cherish the memories we have together. Rest in peace.

Helice Koplin

March 15, 2014

Dear Carol and Family,
I was so sorry to hear of your husband's (father's) passing. If you need to talk or need anything, please call me.

Linda Walters

March 15, 2014

Dear Carol and family,
My prayers are with you all. This world has been a better place because of Bob. I am so glad to have known him all these years. He was so proud of his family, and he had the ability to make me laugh all the time. May all the wonderful memories you have stay close to your heart.
Love and prayers,

Le Roy Davis

March 15, 2014

To the family, we would like to extend our sincerest condolences for your loss. We wish you consolation and support during this very difficult time. Warmest Regards, Le Roy Davis

March 14, 2014

Hi Carol and Family,
So sorry to hear of Bob's passing. I enjoyed working with him for the many years that we did.

Best Wishes
Peter Calamari

Tom Murray and the Staff of Ferguson Funeral Home

March 14, 2014

Extending our sincerest condolences.