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Robert D. Lagana Sr.

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Robert D. Lagana Sr.

AGE: 72 • Scarsdale

Robert D. Lagana Sr., 72, passed away September 5th, 2013. Robert was born in 1941.

Bobby Lagana Sr. was a hardworking automotive mechanic who lived and worked in Scarsdale, NY at Bobby's Automotive. He was a loving father to his children who taught them to never give up in life and to always help people. He was an honorable friend to all and most important always lived by his word.

Bobby Lagana Sr. was a life long drag racer that started in his backyard and made it to the biggest stages of the sport. He leaves behind him a legacy of a guy who would never quit and would always help anyone in need. Bobby has passed on his love for motorsports to his two sons who will race in his honor.

Robert D. Lagana Sr. is survived by his brother William, his four children: Marie Fritz, Laura Tanjeloff, Bobby and Dominick and his longtime companion, Karen. Robert Lagana Sr. was preceded in death by his parents Margaret Lawrence and Frank, his wife Marie and his daughter Dinah.

The family will receive friends at the Westchester Funeral Home, 190 Main Street Eastchester, NY 2-4 and 7-9 Tuesday, September 10. The Funeral Mass will be at 9:30 AM at Assumption Church, 100 Pleasant Ave., Tuckahoe, NY. In lieu of flowers, donations in the memory of Robert Lagana Sr. may be made to Drag Racing Association of Women or Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute at The Mount Sinai Medical Center. Those wishing to sign the guest book may do so online at

Published in the The Journal News on Sept. 8, 2013
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