Robin B. Freeman, suddenly, October 17, 2013, age 69. Beloved husband of Jan M. (nee Isaac) Freeman; dearest father of Marnie (Andrew) Stober, Amanda (Daniel) Crow and Marla (Ned) Johnson; devoted grandfather of Callie, Luke, Bridget, Fiona, Liam, Skylar Robin and Harley; son of the late L. Stephen and Susan Blanche (nee Bartley) Freeman; dear brother of L. Stephen (Bonnie) Freeman, Jr.; brother-in-law of Joyce (Wayne) Hellmann, Linda (Robert) Kozero and Stuart (Maureen) Isaac. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, cousins and deeply cherished friends.
Rob was a lifetime resident of WNY. Born and raised in Middleport, Rob graduated from Royalton-Hartland High School in 1962 and obtained his Electrical Engineering Degree from the University of Buffalo. He founded the computer software and systems consulting firm, R.B. Freeman & Associates, in 1979. Major areas businesses he served included International Filler Corp. and Tripi Foods, as well as Derrick Manufacturing, with which his close association spanned 35 years. The last seven and a half years, Rob has been an active volunteer at Roswell Park Cancer Institute. Rob loved nature and living in the country with Jan and their dogs in their home in the woods. He never stopped trying to expand his knowledge about anything and everything, and enjoyed playing volleyball, sailing, reading and photography.
The family will be present on Friday from 4-8 PM at the (Quinn Southtown Chapel) AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 6170 W. Quaker Road, Orchard Park. Family and friends are invited to assemble in Christ the King Seminary (St. John Vianney Chapel), 711 Knox Road, East Aurora on Saturday at 11 AM for a Celebration of Life. Flowers gratefully declined. If so desired, donations may be made to the Roswell Park Rob Freeman Memorial Candy Man Fund, P.O. Box 631, Buffalo, NY 14240.
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