Robert Sommers Obituary

Robert A. Sommers
Robert A. Sommers

February 21, 1936 - June 5, 2018
Born in Albany, New York
Resided in Punta Gorda, Florida


Robert A. Sommers, 82, of Punta Gorda, FL passed away June 5, 2018. He was born February 21, 1936 in Albany, NY to William and Mary Sommers. He served in the US Air Force for 3 years, 7 months and 29 days and retired as a Supervisor with the Mobil Oil Corp after 28 years.

Bob was a member of St Charles Borromeo Catholic Church and the New York Forest Owners Assoc. He was a wine & beer enthusiast, a steam engine railroad hobbyist, and had a strong affection for cats, a true ailurophile!

He is survived by his beloved wife of 59 years, Ruth M Sommers; daughters, Kathleen M. (Mark Dorogi) and Christine M. (Alan Hecker) Sommers; granddaughters, Zoe C. and Ariel C. Dorogi; brother, Edwards M. Sommers. He was predeceased by his infant daughter, Amy Elizabeth, his parents and a brother, William J. Sommers.

A Funeral Mass was celebrated at 11:00 am, Monday June 11, 2018 at St Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, 2500 Easy St, Port Charlotte, FL 33952. A graveside service with military honors will be held at the Mount Olivet Cemetery in the Town of Tonawanda, NY. In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider a donation to the SPCA serving Erie County, 300 Harlem Rd., West Seneca, NY 14224. Please share your thoughts, memories and condolences at



Mt. Olivet Cemetery
4000 Elmwood Ave.
Buffalo, NY US 14217
Friday, June 15, 2018


SPCA Serving Erie County (W. Seneca)
300 Harlem Road
West Seneca, NY 14224