Robert Schochet

Obituary of Robert I. Schochet

Robert I. Schochet, 80, of Highland Mills, NY died Friday, July 29, 2016 at home with his wife at his side. Born July 10, 1936 in Astoria and raised in Brooklyn, he is the son of Harold and Claire (Cutler) Schochet. Bob served in the Reserves during the 1950's; He was a resident and active community member of Highland Mills for over 40 years and a recognized and published freelance cartoonist working from home. As a stay at home dad with his two daughters, Bob was very involved in school and summer activities and was an avid follower of his daughters through their many activities. Most notably, Bob was a well known and loved cross country and track dad throughout 8 years of teams at Monroe Woodbury High School. He never went to a meet without Peanut Chews for the whole team and enjoyed making friends and timing races. Bob is survived by his wife, Linda Schochet at home; daughters, Tamara Turcott of Rochester, NY and Tiffany Schochet-Jones and husband Doug of Suffern, NY and their sons, Colten and Trent Jones; mother-in-law, Martha Cocke of Chester, NY; sisters, Dorothy Feinstein and Arlene Bronzo both of the state of Florida; nieces Jan and Lisa and nephews Michael and David as well as their respective families. Bob was predeceased by both his parents and son-in-law, Billy Turcott. Visitation will be Monday, August 8 from 3 to 4 P.M. at the Donovan Funeral Home, Inc., 82 South Church Street, Goshen, NY. The funeral will be held at 4 P.M. with Rabbi Endre Stamler officiating. Burial will be private in Cemetery Of The Highlands, Highland Mills, NY. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude's Children's Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1905. Arrangements under the care of the Donovan Funeral Home, Inc., Goshen, NY. To leave the family a condolence visit www.donovanfunerals.com
Monday
8
August

Visitation at Funeral Home

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Monday, August 8, 2016
Donovan Funeral Home, Inc.
82 South Church Street
Goshen, New York, United States
Monday
8
August

Funeral Service

4:00 pm
Monday, August 8, 2016
Donovan Funeral Home, Inc
82 South Church Street
Goshen, New York, United States

Final Resting Place

Cemetery Of The Highlands
634-640 Route 32
Highland Mills, New York, United States
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