He is survived by his wife Sandra Lynne of 60 years and his beloved sister Marjorie Rafos of Stow, OH and his three daughters, "angels" Kimberly Ann Sirrine (Michael), Robin Christine Roy (Jay) and Sharon Lynn Rafos (partner Helen).
Four grandchildren: Eric Sirrine (Brittany), Douglas Sirrine (Julia), Justin Roy and Emma Roy and two great-grandchildren Killian Sirrine and Anne Sirrine and special friend Dolly Munroe.
Robert will be remembered as a loving husband, father, brother, grandfather, great-grandfather and loyal friend to many.
He cherished the time he shared with his family and continually supported their dreams and passions. Robert was born in Brooklyn, NY.
Robert will be remembered for his generosity and care for others. He served on numerous boards as an advisor and mentor to organizations that were near and dear to his heart. He was especially committed to Save the Children, Canada; Northwater Capital Foundation and Neighborhood Unitarian Universalist Congregation.
In Robert's words – "Put whatever you want in an obituary, most importantly how I loved and respected my family and what a wonderful group of friends and colleagues I have been surrounded with all my life."
A celebration of Robert's life will be held on Friday, April 27th at 4:00 p.m. at the Neighborhood Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 79 Hiawatha Road, Toronto.
Donations in Robert's name may be made to Save the Children Canada or Neighbourhood Unitarian Universalist Congregation.