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Robert A. Florio

1931 - 2020
Robert A. Florio Obituary

Robert A. "Bob" Florio, 89, of Phoenixville, formerly of Broomall, passed away Thursday, Sept, 17, 2020.

Born in Plains Twp., in 1931, he was the son of the late Michael and Clara Siani Florio.

Bob's life revolved around his family, his music and his faith. He spent many years playing guitar, piano and a little bit of accordion in bands as well as for family. In his later years, he played piano, entertaining patrons at Charlotte's Restaurant in Newtown Square. Bob established his own accounting business in Broomall later in his professional career and continued to run the business well into his retirement years. Bob was a 4th degree member of the Knights of Columbus and a member of the Plains American Legion for over 70 years. Bob served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War and held the rank of staff sergeant.

Bob was the beloved husband of the late Harriet A. Schwindt Florio. He was also preceded in death by his granddaughter, Hope Florio; siblings, Clara, Minnie, Mary and Rose Florio and Marguerite Ciali; brothers, James, Anthony, Joseph and John Florio.

Surviving are his sons, Robert M. Florio; James P. Florio and his wife, Tammi; Jack L. Florio and his wife, Meg; and Steven A. Florio and his wife, Michelle; 10 grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Private family funeral services will be held from Corcoran Funeral Home Inc., 20 S. Main St., Plains Twp., with interment with military honors in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Plains Twp.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made in his name to Lankenau Medical Center Foundation, designating the donation to the Cardiovascular Breakthrough Fund and mailed to Lankenau Medical Center Foundation, Cardiovascular Breakthrough Fund, 100 E. Lancaster Ave., Wynnewood, PA 19096 and online donations to Lankenau Institute for Medical Research.

For information or to leave Bob's family a message of condolence, please visit www.corcoranfuneralhome.com.

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