Robert "Bob" Rohe

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Robert "Bob" Rohe, 97, a musician and composer of Hancock, Maine and New Orleans passed away peacefully on Friday, November 22 at Passages Hospice in New Orleans. Born in Bronx, NY, he graduated with high honors from Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art in New York City. Mr. Rohe had worked for 25 years as a principal Base with The New Orleans symphony and later with the Bangor Orchestra. He built his home on Hupper's Island off the coast of Maine with his own hands, which was later sold to United States Supreme Court Chief Justice, John Roberts. Survivors include his Devoted wife, Terry Flettrich Rohe; her daughters, Patty F. Pulitzer of Walker, LA and Lo-An Flettrich of New York, NY; a nephew, Albert Rohe of Shelton, Connecticut; three grandchildren and six great grandchildren. He was the widower of first wife, Dottie Rohe. A Jazz Funeral will be held in December for family and friends to celebrate Bob's musical life. Expressions of sympathy may be mailed to his wife, Terry Rohe, c/o Home Life in the Garden, 1101 Aline Street, New Orleans, LA 70115. Arrangements by THARP-SONTHEIMER FUNERAL HOME of Metairie in charge of arrangements. Information, (504) 835-2341.
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Published in TheNewOrleansAdvocate.com from Nov. 27 to Nov. 29, 2013
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