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ROBERT, Allan E.

ROBERT - Allan E. Age 78, of East Aurora, passed away peacefully on Saturday evening March 19, 2011, at home surrounded by his loving family. Born December 6, 1932 in Buffalo, he was the son of the late Edward E. and Helen (Smelser) Robert. Allan worked for American Optical starting in Assembly and working his way up to Management. He was a dedicated employee for almost 40 years until his retirement in 1996. Allan was a very skilled woodworker and shared that talent with everyone in his family. He had a passion for motorcycles and made a cross country bike ride to California with his beloved Marian. Allan also served his country in the U.S. Army from 1956-58. Above all he was a mentor to his friends and family, sharing with them knowledge and wisdom that will live on along with the loving memories of Allan. Survivors include his loving wife Marian (Torgerson) Robert, whom he married on Valentine's Day 1959; three sons, Scott Robert, Eric Robert and Ross Robert; one daughter, Gail Kennedy; one brother, Gerald (Carol) Robert; seven grandchildren, Fallan Robert, John Kennedy, Shelby Robert, Jaret, Skyler and Faith Kennedy, Alla Bella Robert, and one great-granddaughter, Haven Ray Kaltenback. A Celebration of Life service will take place on Sunday, March 27, 2011 at 2 PM in Baker United Methodist Church, 345 Main St., East Aurora. Following the service the women of the church will provide refreshments for all family and friends. Flowers graciously declined. Contributions can be made in Allan's memory to the Baker United Methodist Church. Arrangements have been entrusted to the KENNETH HOWE FUNERAL HOME, East Aurora.
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