Robert Joseph

Obituary of Robert Joseph

Robert G. Joseph of Sun City Center, Florida, formerly of Riverhead, New York died Wednesday, February 28, 2024 at Palm Garden Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Sun City Center, Florida. He was 100 years young.

Bob was born on May 8, 1923 in Aurora, Illinois to Robert H. And Elizabeth (Casper) Joseph. Survivors include his children, Robert, Jr. (Virginia), Charles, and Diane M. Stuke; seven grandchildren, Jennifer O’Boyle (John), Jaqueline Barczak (David), Jeannine Joseph, Beth Koroleski (Beau Culpepper), Robert G. Joseph, III (Ashley), Cori Fife (Ezra), and Kacie Zebrowski (David); 16 great grandchildren and 1 great great grand-daughter. He was predeceased by his loving wife of 72 years, Helen, in 2019; his parents; his siblings, Marion Kramer, Donald Joseph, Bernard Joseph, and Gene Joseph; and his sons-in-law, W. Bruce Stuke and Robert Lanieri.

Bob proudly served his country during World War II in the United States Army. He was stationed in Camp Upton, New York where he would meet his wife, Helen, while on maneuvers on her family farm in Calverton, New York. After the war, he returned to Long Island to marry and raise his family.

Bob was in farm sales equipment, beginning his career at Kroemer & Sons in Riverhead, NY, Island Ford Tractor Sales, Calverton, NY, and retiring from Tryac Farm Sales in Riverhead, NY.

  In May of 2023, Bob celebrated his 100th birthday at the Renaissance Country Club in Sun City Center with his family and friends. He remembered all those that attended, reminiscing with them and was honored to have them all with him to celebrate. 






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