robert lewis

June 25, 1950 ~ November 24, 2019

Born in: Rochester, NY
Resided in: Rochester, NY

Robert J. Lewis
Rochester: Peacefully, Sunday, November 24, 2019 at age 69. Predeceased by his parents, James Lewis and Grace Westlake; sister, Linda Logan; brother, Cliff Westlake; niece, Julie Saraco; nephew, Ryan McDermott. Survived by his loving wife of 47 years, Sandra L. Lewis; his son, Robert J. Lewis; his siblings, Kathy McCarthy (Matt), Suzanne (Rich) Roberts, Judi Brown, Bruce (Madonna) Westlake, Lisa (Don Clark) Steinmetz; sisters-in-law, Lee (Jim) Carroll, Bonnie (Gene) Luvisi, Gail (Paul) Furiuso; brother-in-law, Pat Logan; grand-dog, Roxi; many nieces, nephews and dear friends. Robert retired from General Motors after 30 years. Robert loved the outdoors and riding Harley Davidson Motorcycles. The family wishes to thank the staff at Wilmot Cancer Center, 6th Floor for their compassion and care during his stay.
Friends may call Sunday (Dec 1st) 1-4 PM at Vay- Schleich and Meeson, 1075 Long Pond Road. His Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday (Dec 2nd) 10:30 AM at Sacred Heart Cathedral, 296, Flower City Park. Interment, Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Wilmot Cancer Center in his memory. For more information or to sign Bob’s online guestbook, please visit
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Visitation: December 1, 2019 1:00 pm - December 1, 2019 4:00 pm

Vay-Schleich & Meeson - Greece Chapel
1075 Long Pond Road
Rochester, NY 14626

Service: December 2, 2019 10:30 am - December 2, 2019 10:30 am

Sacred Heart Cathedral
296 Flower City Park
Rochester, NY 14615

Burial: December 2, 2019 12:00 am - December 2, 2019 12:00 am

Holy Sepulchre Cemetery
2461 Dewey Avenue
Rochester, NY 14612

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The family greatly appreciates donations made to these charities in Robert J. Lewis 's name.

Wilmont Cancer Center

601 Elmwood Ave Rochester, NY 14624

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  1. Bob was a great neighbor and friend who always had the ability to make you laugh. He will be missed! Love to sandy and Robbie!

  2. Sandy, Know that all of your JMHS "girls" are thinking of you at this time. May he rest in peace and be forever in your heart. We love you.

  3. Worked with bob way back in Farrell days we rode together only rebels back than .we continued again as friends at General Motors and Delphi and on for another 48 years he,Lloyd be sadly missed

  4. What a great group of friends we had, back in the day… So many memories…The best Halloween party, EVER…Four badass ballerinas…The houseboat…The airshow and a white horse…Marty’s poker run…So many more…All of them would not have happened without Bobby Lewis. We will never forget that voice, his laugh, that crazy smile.

  5. Had the honor and privilege to work with and know Bobby for many years at GM,
    If you wanted the job done right the first time, you went to Bob.
    A great guy and he will greatly missed.
    Thanks for your help and friendship for so many years Bobby.
    RIP my friend.

  6. Sandy, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. May your memories of Bob and the wonderful years that you shared be a comfort to you now. Peace be with you.

  7. It was a pleasure meeting and getting to know Bob, when Steve joined the band several years ago. Bob was always a happy, pleasant, and sincere person. We will miss him.

  8. Sandy, we are sorry to hear about Bobby. He was a good man. Our hearts are with you. Our sincere condolences.

  9. Sandy I just want to wish my condolences to you and Robert. Also the guys at hunting camp down in Wallace New York send their condolences also along with John bartholomay he will be missed.

  10. Kim and I didn’t realize that the last time we saw you as a couple (at Fingerlakes) would be the last time. Now I know why Bobby seemed to be in such a hurry. He was one of my best friends and I am very sad that he’s gone on to the next existence so soon. Kim remembers you and him all the way back to Marshall High. We always enjoyed his good humor and feistiness. If I ever got in trouble, I wanted him on my side. Our condolences to you and Robby.

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