American Veteran 01

Robert Lester Goldberg

December 19, 1936 ~ July 5, 2021 (age 84)

Obituary

Robert L. Goldberg entered into eternal rest on July 5, 2021 at St. John’s Hospital in Yonkers. He was 84 years old. He was born on Dec. 19, 1936 in Brooklyn, N.Y., the son of the late Hyman and Ruth (Horwitz) Goldberg. Robert graduated from Stuyvesant High School in Manhattan and New York University at the University Heights Campus in the Bronx. In College, he was a member of the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC). Robert attained the rank of Captain during his service from 1956 to 1963 in the U.S. Army Infantry Reserves. In 1976, he married Dr. Mary L. Moller. Their union continued for 45 years while they resided in Briarcliff Manor, N.Y. Robert was a mason for the rest of his life and served as a volunteer member of the Briarcliff Manor Fire Dept. for some of those years. Until his retirement, he worked for the City of New York primarily in the Department of Housing Preservation and Development. Robert held many positions throughout his career including Real Estate Manager, Site Manager, and Assistant to the Chief of Staff. Robert had an enduring love of knowledge and was always pleased to share with others his insight and wisdom. Many people in government and business recognized the value of his opinion on a great many subjects. He is survived by his wife Mary and was predeceased by his parents and brother Conrad. Robert leaves many trusted friends, colleagues and neighbors who will greatly miss their conversations with him. Reposing, Waterbury & Kelly Funeral Home on Monday from 10 AM to 12 PM, where Funeral Services will be held at 12 PM. Interment, Kensico Cemetery, Valhalla, NY to follow. In lieu of flowers donations in Robert’s name to the ASPCA of Briarcliff Manor, NY or to an institution of your choice would be appreciated.

WATERBURY & KELLY FUNERAL HOME

1300 Pleasantville Road

Briarcliff Manor, New York 10510

914-941-0838

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Services

Visitation
Monday
July 12, 2021

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Waterbury & Kelly Funeral Home Briarcliff
1300 Pleasantville Rd
Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510

Funeral Service
Monday
July 12, 2021

12:00 PM
Waterbury & Kelly Funeral Home of Briarcliff Manor
1300 Pleasantville Rd
Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510

Interment
Monday
July 12, 2021

1:00 PM
Kensico Cemetery, Briarcliff, Valhalla, Waterbury

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