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Passed away on June 8, 2023, at the age of 84. Predeceased by his wife, Rowena [Kipnes] Wasserman; second wife, Marcia [Weiss] Bronstein; brothers, Danny Wasserman and Eddie Wasserman; parents, Israel and Lillian [Laycob] Wasserman; and step-daughter, Lisa Brumberger. Survived by his children, Jeffrey (Vicki) Wasserman, Sheryl (Dan) Jacobson and Brian Wasserman; grandchildren, Robb (Mariana) Wasserman, Steven (Macey) Wasserman, Max (Ilona) Jacobson, Zachary (Nora) Brumberger, Alec (fiancée Megan) Jacobson, Jordyn Wasserman and Audrey (Adam) Sidrane; 5 great-grandchildren and 3 more on the way; brother, Leonard (Andrea) Wasserman; sister-in-law, Linda Wasserman; and many nieces, nephews and dear friends.

The family would like to thank the amazing people on the 6th Floor at The Jewish Home that took such great care of Bob.

Bob was born in Roxbury MA in 1938. He was the eldest of 4 boys and had 3 younger brothers, Danny, Lenny and Eddie. They were mischievous to say the least and at times, the fact that the house was still standing at the end of the day was something of a miracle.

Bob met and married the first love of his life Rowie, at age 22. They were married for 36 wonderful years and had 3 children and six grandchildren.

After the untimely death of Rowie, Bob met Marcia, the second love of his life, in a bereavement support group. Together, they had a successful second act and Bob was thrilled to acquire another daughter and grandson.

Bob was especially proud that all of his grandchildren make their careers in medicine.

Bob made a successful career of his own in sales. He loved driving the highways and byways of New York State with his left arm resting on the door with the window open. His perpetually tan left arm was a testament to the miles put on his car. Some said that he could sell ice to Eskimos.

Bob had a legendary sense of humor that he maintained though his last days. He joked with family and friends 24/7 and passed his sense of humor to his children and grandchildren. He loved silly and witty T shirts and these, along with a Red Sox hat made up his daily uniform for many years.

Bob had a very full life life filled with love and family. He had a generous spirit and will be missed by all.

Graveside Services will be held on FRIDAY June 9, 2023 at 2 PM in Stone Road Cemetery. Please use the Pearson Street entrance. CLICK HERE for a map the cemetery.

The family will sit Shiva on FRIDAY June 9, 2023 from 5 – 7 PM at 6 Hogan Court in Pittsford. CLICK HERE for a map to the Shiva House.

Donations may be made to Jewish Senior Life Foundation in Bob’s memory. CLICK HERE to donate online.

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