Robert Wong
1969 - 2020
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Robert Wong
January 19, 1969 - July 29, 2020
Rock Hill, New York
Robert Wong, 51, resident of Rock Hill, NY passed peacefully with his beloved family on Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at the home of his brother, Jim, in Whitefish Bay, WI. He had endured a long battle with adrenocortical carcinoma.
Born on January 19, 1969 in Hong Kong, Robert grew up in Milwaukee and Sheboygan, WI, and has lived in New York for the past 24 years. Robert loved to travel with his wife and considered himself a foodie who reveled in trying different foods. He also enjoyed playing tennis, riding motorcycles, and cooking.
Robert served as President and CEO of Associated Mutual Insurance Cooperative, where he took great pride in working with the board and staff in growing and diversifying the company's book of business. He also served as Secretary/Treasurer of Cooperative Federal Credit Union as well as a board member of New Hope Community, Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County, and the Workforce Development Board of Sullivan County.
Robert is the son of Puck Long Wong and Chi Fong Wong. He is survived by his wife, Yim Yee Choy (Ellen); his father; his siblings: Chris (Annette), Cherie (Duke), Debbie (James), and Jim (Kim), and many uncles, aunts, cousins, nieces and nephews, including Athena, Anthony, Andrew, Ethan and Cameron.
Robert has donated his body to medical science and research, and a private family service will be held. Memorial contributions may be made to Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

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Published in Times Herald-Record from Aug. 1 to Aug. 2, 2020.
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August 15, 2020
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August 10, 2020
Dear Debbie and Family,
I am so very sorry for your loss. May Robert rest in peace. May love and your cherished memories with Robert bring comfort to you during this difficult time.

With deepest condolences,
Anna S. Mydlinski
Anna S Mydlinski
August 9, 2020
Rob and I were friends in high school ... we reconnected in 2001 when he came to Philadelphia for work. We saw each other several times thereafter when he came back to Philly. I also had the privilege to meet his beautiful wife on one of those visits. Robert was such a kind and generous soul. The world needs more people like Robert and he will be greatly missed. Rest easy my friend.
Daniel Meier
Friend
August 9, 2020
Rob was such a kind, bright and humble individual. I have great memories of him as a classmate and friend since grade school.I enjoyed reconnecting with him at a reunion several years back. May your good memories be a comfort to you at this time.
Jody Henneman Hernandez
Classmate
August 6, 2020
Rob and I met in 1986, during our senior year of high school in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, where we were reunited years later when we both found out we had moved to NYC. From there, I met his wonderfully sweet wife Ellen, where our friends got together for many dinners and fun conversation.

I will miss Rob so much, but I am privileged to have had him as my friend. He left us far too soon.
Kim Littlefield
Friend
August 5, 2020
My deepest condolences to Ellen & cherished family of Robert. I had the honor of being part of Robert’s work family at AMIC. He was our respected leader, and equally our friend. A guy easy to talk to, a patient listener, a voice of reason. He was kind, compassionate, funny and gracious. A gentleman. Our boss, but one of us. We knew he cared about all of us, and we very much cared about him as well. He made the company and all of us better. He is greatly missed and will be forever remembered. May Gods Peace be with you all.
Lisa Botsford
Coworker
August 4, 2020
I am so sorry for your loss. My sincere condolences to the Wong family. Rest in peace Robert.
Teresa Dickman Winton
Classmate
August 4, 2020
It is with great sadness to hear of Robert's passing. He was such a kind and thoughtful person. The courage he showed during his battle is so admirable. He will be missed by everyone in the insurance community.
Mark Prechtl, Pres/CEO Chautauqua Patrons Ins Co
Friend
August 4, 2020
We love you and you will greatly missed. . You were always the backbone to my business .You were a great friend .
Rest in piece my friend .
Alan Friedberg
Alan Friedberg
August 4, 2020
It’s the saddest thing to say goodbye to you, Robert. Thank you for being such a kind, caring and lovely guy who has bought so much love and joy to us. You’re the finest guy to be around with and you’ve made good times (and good meals) even better I was lucky to have met Ellen and you. I treasure the many happy moments we have shared, and will miss you dearly. Rest in peace.
Manyin Shum
Friend
August 3, 2020
The Mutual Insurance industry attracts some terrific professionals. Robert was one of the best. A gentle and friendly competitor, Robert was respected and admired. He is gone far too soon and will be sorely missed. Condolences to his family. May peace be upon you.
John C Owens
August 3, 2020
The Board of Directors and staff of North Country Insurance Company are deeply saddened by the news of Robert's passing and extend heartfelt condolences to his family. Robert was truly one of the finest individuals on all levels in our industry and it was an absolute pleasure to know him. He was always kind, extremely thoughtful and very gracious in the sharing of his knowledge. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him. May he rest in eternal peace with his heavenly father.

Marc E. Ladouceur
President & CEO
Marc E. Ladouceur, President and CEO NorthCountry Insurance Company
Friend
August 3, 2020
Robert was on of those rare and special individuals that you did not want to lose in our lives. Selfless to a fault, he would literally do anything for you if he could. He never complained during his battle and even comforted us to the end. I will forever miss his simple greeting of “Yo” whenever we talked. Deb and I will always have him in our hearts and memories.
R.I.P. friend and brother...
James Yi
Family
August 3, 2020
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August 3, 2020
Robert was a kind straightforward individual who is delightful to be with and he will be sorely missed. Sad to lose one of the good ones at such an early age.
Micheal Pressman
Friend
August 2, 2020
Holding on to many wonderful memories of time spent with Rob and Ellen, as well as his amazing family. Rest in peace Rob.
Andrea Hill
Friend
August 2, 2020
Hard to believe that you're gone..last time I remembered we were double date with your friend and my roommate in Madion..you re a great cousin.. Wish we have keep in touch
Loni Pamatmat
Family
August 2, 2020
More than 20 years of friendship cannot be reduced to mere words. I think of you often.
Barbara Caraballo
Friend
August 2, 2020
This was the last time Amy & I saw you in West Allis, WI for your aunt's birthday party. Great memories. We will miss you dearly.
Calvin Yee
Family
August 2, 2020
Amy & I are heartbroken and devastated from the news of Rob's passing. He was one of my favorite cousins. We grew up together on the east side of Milwaukee. He would always ask me questions like a little brother would. He will be missed. May God bless you and your family at this difficult time .
Calvin Yee
Family
August 1, 2020
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