Robert Anthony Prior

Douglaston, New York


July 8, 2018
Douglaston, New York


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Doyle B. Shaffer, Inc Funeral Directors Obituary

Robert passed away on Sunday, July 8, 2018. Robert was a resident of Douglaston, New York.

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Here we are in March 2021 and Robert Prior comes to mind after nearly 50 years. We were Classmates at St.A's and sang in Choir together, which of course he began successfully directing. I can only think that Bob's Spirit is here to 'Bring Home' the plethora of Souls rising from this epidemic. That's Bob, Thoughtful and Gracious. Now an Angel.

Robert Prior was a gifted musician and a kind, talented man. What a loss to this world that sorely needs beauty that Robert was capable of sharing. God bless you, Robert.

Mr Prior was a wonderful musician and most gentlemanly. God rest his dear soul.

so sorry to hear of Roberts passing. many happy memories

It is with heartfelt sympathy to learn of Robert's passing. Robert was so full of life and will be sorely missed. RIP, Robert. It was a pleasure to have known you. God bless.
Michele Armenio Hendry

A heartfelt thank you to Robert for his inspiration. not only through his music which brought us deeper in touch with the spiritual, but also his friendly manner and laughter. We will miss him so much but he is "IN GOD'S HANDS" now. Rest in peace, Robert. Bernadette

We were very sorry to hear about Bob. He was a great coach and choirmaster to me and many friends who sang at Holy Innocents and Our Saviour in New York. He was foremost a faithful and highly talented Catholic artistthe indispensable creator of Our Saviour's music program and its traditional, soaring sound during Fr. Rutler's years there. Bob then did the same for St. Michael's after Fr. Rutler's transfer there.
Robert was amazingly deft at putting singers and instruments together and...

We are so sorry for your loss. We have some very happy memories from Roberts visits to Trinity Square and Shankill. Plenty of laughs and lively debates. Anne Paul Daniel and David

So sorry to hear of Robert's passing.RIP.
Many happy memories of meeting Robert in Ireland and New York.

Sympathy to his family at this sad time.

Mary Corkery