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Robert “Bob” Weintraub

by Legacy News

New York, New YorkUSA

Died March 29, 2020

Age 96


WEINTRAUB–Robert M., passed away on March 29, 2020 at age 96 of pneumonia and Covid-19…

He had a long career in the import-export business that required travel to Europe, and allowed him to visit relatives in France and make friends in Italy. He was a founding trustee of the Joseph Alexander Foundation, where he served for forty years. In 2016, the Leonard & Robert Weintraub Family Foundation was established to aid charitable organizations that promote religion, health, animal welfare, and other programs for the needy. Bob was a lifelong New Yorker and Yankees fan. He was an avid and accomplished golfer, who spent many happy hours on the links. Bob was known for his kindness, good humor, and gentle spirit. Those who knew Bob will miss him and the light that shined from his sky-blue eyes.

Published in The New York Times

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“His life was dedicated to helping others and supporting Israel. Bob was a close friend of ours for over thirty years.”

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