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Robert I. Volkmar passed peacefully on November 4, 2021 at age 85.
He is the son of the late Irving and Audrey Volkmar. Predeceased by his brother, James G. Volkmar. Survived by his loving wife, Margarete; children: Robert, Richard (Kathleen) of Raleigh NC, Christopher (Diane) of Cary NC, and Laura; step-son, William Hesse; grandchildren: Pierce, Connor and Bethany.
Robert graduated from Jefferson High School and spent his career as a master mechanic. He retired from the Union of Operating Engineers Local 832 after 35 years. His love of cars was seen in his career and hobbies. He was an avid classic car enthusiast and proud racer and winner of first place at Watkins Glen. He also greatly enjoyed collecting and antiquing.
Friends and family may call from 4:00 pm-7:00 pm on Monday, November 8, 2021. Funeral service to take place at 10:00 am on Tuesday, November 9, 2021 all held at Miller Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc. (3325 Winton Rd. S). Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
Due to their exceptional care, the family has asked that donations be made in Robert’s name to
the St. John’s Home
150 Highland Ave, Rochester, NY 14620
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