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Robert Peter "Uncle Bob" Bednor


1926 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Robert Peter "Uncle Bob" Bednor Obituary

Robert went to be with the Lord on Jan. 18, 2016, in Alamogordo. He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. to Browne and Louise Bednor on Dec. 23, 1926. Robert had a twin sister who died at birth.

Robert served in the U.S. Navy. He married the love of his life, Lois Gohl on July 13, 1950. He retired from Grumman Aircraft, Bethpage, N.Y., as an aircraft frame mechanic foreman and moved to Alamogordo in 1979 and worked for Lear Siegler at Holloman AFB for several years before retiring again. He and his wife, Lois, enjoyed traveling in their motorhome and helping people around town do repairs and small projects. He was affectionately known as "Uncle Bob" to many. Uncle Bob was also the best at Bocce Ball.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Browne and Louise Bednor; his wife, Lois; his son, David; his brother, Al; sister, Alice and twin sister, Florence.

He is survived by his daughter and her husband, Barbara and Dan McDowell; granddaughter and her husband, Kristy and Tim Landry; grandson, Brian Baker all of Naples, Fla; his daughter-in-law, Dorothy Bednor and granddaughter, Kaleigh Bednor of West Islip, N.Y.; his nephew and his wife, William and Sharon Gohl of Shrewsbury, Pa.; his nephew and his wife, Howard and Dorothy DeWitt of Alamogordo; his two great grandsons, and many nephews and nieces.

Bob was loved very much and will be greatly missed.

At Robert's request, no services are planned. A private memorial service will be planned at a later date. He was an organ donor.
Cremation has taken place under the direction of the Alamogordo Funeral Home. Memorial contributions can be made in Robert's name to the .

We want to thank Beverly Evans and the staff at The Aristocrat Memory Care Unit for the wonderful loving way they took care of Robert this past year. Thank you also to the doctors and nurses at GCRMC for their excellent care during Robert's brief stay.
Published in Alamogordo Daily News from Jan. 24 to Feb. 26, 2016
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