Robert John Malinowski Sr.

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Malinowski, Robert John Sr. CICERO, N.Y. Robert John Malinowski Sr. passed away on Monday, July 9, 2018, at The Cottages Rehabilitation Center in Cicero. Bob was born on June 10, 1944, in Albany, the son of the late John Chester Malinowski Sr. and Veronica (Delehanty) Malinowski. After graduating Cardinal McCloskey High School, Bob began his initial career at Albany Felt Co. He served in the U.S. Army stationed in Germany, followed by a 24-year career at NYNEX retiring as a lead information systems specialist in 1994. Bob enjoyed camping, hiking and especially fishing. He was an avid fan of Syracuse University basketball, and enjoyed cooking and wine making. His greatest joy was spending time with his family, especially fly-fishing trips to the Catskills. Upon Bob's retirement, he reconnected with the simplicity of relaxation. He was especially proud of his twin grandsons who became the light of his life. Along with his parents, he was predeceased by his loving wife of 50 years, Susan (Sturgis) Malinowski; and his brother, John C. Malinowski Jr. Bob is survived by his son, Robert J. Malinowski Jr., of Liverpool; his daughter, Jill (John Murphy) Malinowski of Clay; grandsons, Christian J. and Gabriel S. Murphy of Clay; his sisters, Rosemary and Mary Lou Malinowski, and Joanne (John) Monahan, all of Colonie; along with many nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and his beloved grand-dog Ginger bear. Calling hours will be held from 9-11 a.m. on Saturday, July 14, followed by a funeral service in celebration of Bob's life at 11:30 a.m. at the Thomas J. Pirro Jr. Funeral Home, 3401 Vickery Road (corner of Buckley Road), North Syracuse. Burial will follow in Our Lady of Peace Cemetery, Baldwinsville. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Bob's name may be made to the CNY SPCA, 5878 E. Molloy Rd, Syracuse, NY, 13211 or HumaneCNY, 4915 W. Taft Rd, Liverpool, NY 13088. Words of comfort may be expressed at

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Published in Albany Times Union on July 11, 2018
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