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110 Division St.
Amsterdam, NY 12010
Phone: 518-842-2810
Fax: 518-842-6952
Robert Sobkowicz

Robert L "Sob" Sobkowicz

Monday, September 14th, 1936 - Thursday, May 9th, 2019
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Robert L. “Sob” Sobkowicz, 82, of Maple Avenue, Hagaman, NY; passed away May 9, 2019 at home.

Born in Amsterdam on September 14, 1936, he was the son of the late Leo and Alfreda Androchwicz Sobkowicz.

Bob received his education in the Amsterdam school system and graduated from Wilbur H. Lynch High School in 1954.

In 1954, Bob enlisted in the New York Air National Guard in Scotia, NY; and was assigned to Aircraft Maintenance and retired from that position in 1990. Bob was also employed as a civilian technician in the Air National Guard from January of 1957 to January of 1990 retiring as an Aircraft Maintenance Supervisor.

Bob was a member of the John J. Wyszomirski American Legion Post 701, a life member of the Bigelow Weavers Club and a former member of the Amsterdam Municipal Golf Course for many years.

The family enjoyed many summers at their camp on the Great Sacandaga Lake, swimming, fishing and boating. In his younger years, Bob enjoyed hunting, fishing and playing softball in the Amsterdam City league.

Bob was married to Patricia Ann Louer on May 5, 1957. Patty passed away November 10, 2013.

Bob is survived by one daughter, Susan Van Alstine (Kenneth) of Broadalbin, NY; three sons, Robert T. Sobkowicz (Frances) of Johnstown, NY; William R. Sobkowicz (Kristy) of Amsterdam, NY and Wayne P. Sobkowicz (Christine) of Rotterdam, NY; one sister, Sharon Conroy of Lake City, FL; one brother, Thomas Sobkowicz of Amsterdam, sister-in-law, Joyce Louer, grandchildren, Braden and Janse Van Alstine, Ele, Libby and Rachel Sobkowicz, Josh Stewart (Shannon), George and Jamie Haridimos, two great grandchildren, Rylee Van Alstine and Lorenzo Van Ness. Nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.

Funeral services will be private and at the convenience of the family.

Interment will take place at Fairview Cemetery in Amsterdam.

Memorial gifts in Bob’s name may be made to John J. Wyszomirski American Legion Post 701, 123 W. Main Street or Montgomery County SPCA, P.O. Box 484, both Amsterdam, NY 12010.

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    Address
    Steadwell Avenue
    AMSTERDAM, NY 12010
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Nancy Louer Edwards

Posted at 11:59am
So sorry to hear about Bob, our deepest condolences thought and prayers to all of the family.
The Kathleen (Milford) Louer Family - Kathleen, David, Nancy, James & Donald
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JG

Posted at 11:45am
Wayne, Chris and the Sobkowicz family, out deepest condolences . Gary and I are thinking of you.
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John Ammerall

Posted at 08:52pm
Yvonne And I would like to extend our condolences to the Sobkowicz Family. He was a good friend, fellow member of the 109th Airlift Wing , and a true patriot to his country. Many fine memories come to mind ,and he surely will be missed.
JH

John hoyt

Posted at 09:43am
I would like to offer my condolences to the family, I consider Sob as a good friend and enjoyed playing golf and sharing some stories and a few beers together. He will be surely missed.
TS

Tom Sobkowicz

Posted at 05:45pm
We want to extend my sincere condolence to all my nephews and niece for the loss of your father and my brother. I wish circumstances were different but Bob was always in my thoughts. Bob will always have a place in my heart. Just remember all the good memories you had with him. Love your Uncle Tom
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