Passed away at the Woolcott Wing at the Welland Hospital on Monday October 30, 2017 in his 78th year. Loving husband of Pat for 53 years. Dear father of Rob (June), Felicia Mancino (Joe) and Michele Ciolfi (Mike). Gramps to Celine, Brent, Daniella, Lauren, Lexi and Jessica. Robert is survived by brothers in law Sam Iftody (Margaret) and Mike Iftody. Predeceased by his parents Joe (1964) and Catharine Vaillancourt (1982). The family would like to extend a special thankyou to Dr. E. Rabin for the extraordinary care for the last eleven years. Also many thanks to the staff at the Welland Hospital and a special thanks to the Welland Dialysis Unit. Resting at the LAMPMAN FUNERAL HOME 724 Canboro Road, Fenwick for visitation on Thursday November 2nd from 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Funeral Mass will be held at St. Anns Catholic Church in Fenwick on Friday November 3rd at 11:00 A.M. Cremation to follow. Donations to The Dialysis Unit at the Welland Hospital would be appreciated by the family.