Obituary, Robert Ryan Bartolomeo

Robert Ryan Bartolomeo, 32, formerly of Holmes, NY passed away Monday, February 2, 2015 in Brooklyn, NY.

Born in Poughkeepsie, NY to Steven and Kathleen (Marshall) Bartolomeo , they moved to Holmes from Wappingers in 1986. He graduated from Pawling High School, where he enjoyed playing football and basketball in high school. After graduation, he joined the Army and served in Iraq.

“He was an amazing Dad, Son, and Brother, and was a Hero to us all.”

He is survived by his father, Steven, of Sun Tan Valley, AZ; his mother, Kathleen Marshall of Holmes; his fiancé, Rachel Taylor, and his daughter, Riley Bartolomeo, also of Holmes; three brothers, Steven of Dover Plains, NY, Brian of Gilbert, AZ, and Jonathan of Sun Tan Valley, AZ; and his sister, Toni Ann Sprague of Sun Tan Valley, AZ.

Friends may call at the Horn & Thomes, Inc. Funeral Home, 83 East Main Street, Pawling, Thursday, February 12th from 4-8 PM, with a service at the funeral home at 7:30 PM.

Burial will be at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, an educational fund is being set up for his daughter, Riley, at the Putnam County Savings Bank on East Main Street, Pawling, NY 12564.

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Author: Harlem Valley News