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Robert Paul Yarmola

1953 ~ 2023 (age 70) 70 Years Old
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Robert Yarmola Obituary

Robert Paul Yarmola, affectionately known as Rob, Robbie, or Bob to his loved ones, was born on August 22, 1953, in Flushing, NY. He peacefully passed away on November 14, 2023, in Venice, Florida. His life was a testament to the power of commitment, compassion, and creativity, and he will be deeply missed by all who knew him.

Rob was the cherished brother of Elizabeth Manzione and brother-in-law to Patrick Manzione. He was a beloved uncle to Jenna and Matthew Manzione, the latter of whom is married to Maureen Manzione. These family bonds were a source of joy and strength for Rob throughout his life, and his love for his family was evident in his actions and words.

Rob's academic journey led him to the University of Arizona, where he received his Bachelor of Arts in Education and later, a Master's degree in Special Education. His dedication to learning and his passion for teaching were evident in his long and fruitful career. For 40 years, Rob served as a special education teacher in Freeport, NY, a role that he approached with patience, empathy, and unwavering dedication. His impact on his students and colleagues was profound, and his legacy will continue to inspire those in the field of special education.

In addition to his professional achievements, Rob had a deep appreciation for the arts. He was an accomplished oil painter and skilled at creating stained glass, hobbies that brought him great joy and fulfillment. His artistic talents were admired by many and added a unique and vibrant dimension to his personality. Rob also had a love for the performing arts, regularly attending opera performances and Broadway plays. His cultural interests enriched his life and contributed to his broad worldview.

Rob's life was characterized by a deep commitment to education, a passion for the arts, and an unwavering love for his family. His kindness, generosity, and spirit made a lasting impact on everyone he met. His memory will live on in the hearts of his loved ones and the many students whose lives he touched. Rob's life is a reminder of the power of dedication, the beauty of creativity, and the importance of family. He will be deeply missed, but his legacy will continue to inspire.

As we remember Rob, we celebrate a life well-lived, marked by service, creativity, and love. His passing is a profound loss, but his spirit lives on in the countless lives he touched. We take comfort in knowing that his life was filled with purpose, passion, and love, and his memory will forever be a source of inspiration and comfort. Rest in peace, Robert Paul Yarmola, and thank you for the light you brought into this world.

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November 27, 2023

6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Flinch & Bruns Funeral Home, Inc.
34 Hempstead Avenue (corner Peninsula Blvd.)
Lynbrook, NY 11563

Funeral Service
November 27, 2023

8:00 PM
Flinch & Bruns Funeral Home, Inc.
34 Hempstead Avenue (corner Peninsula Blvd.)
Lynbrook, NY 11563

Graveside Service
November 28, 2023

10:30 AM
Cemetery of the Holy Rood
111 Old Country Road
Westbury, NY 11590


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