Robert Viera passed away in Santa Rosa on November 22, 2012 at the age of 87. He was born on September 10, 1925 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Robert settled in Santa Rosa in 1987. Robert was a loving, kind man with a big heart. Upon his retirement, Robert spent his time volunteering with Catholic Charities and the Friends House. For years, he was a fixture at the Friends House, where his smile and sense of humor brought joy to the residents and employees alike. Robert is survived by Elsa, his wife of 58 years, son Robert Viera (Susan), daughter Edith Viera, grandchildren Ryann and Sean Nordahl, Ethan Viera, Philip Oleari, and Julie Silva. A private family memorial will be held at a later date.