Deaths Death Notices
DALE, Robert Lewis
DALE - Robert Lewis After a protracted illness, age 64, crossed on September 12, 2012. Mr. Dale is survived by his beloved wife of 32 years, Barbara (nee Flaminio), his two daughters, Lisa Marie Phillips (Christopher) and Mary Springer (Thomas), as well as brother Michael (Patricia and son Michael), treasured aunts and an uncle, Charles and Louise Dale, along with June Walter and cousin Sally Wood. Born in Richmond Virginia, he was a long time Buffalo, New York resident. He took his entrepreneurial spirit to California in 1976, where he entered the aerospace industry, and ultimately worked as an engineer and manager on Boeing's C17 aircraft for 27 years. Mr. Dale was a proud U.S. Army veteran, having served the nation here at home, and in Korea. He was an unabashed Yankee and Celtics fan, and relished everything about his Corvette. He spent his life making the tough decisions and sacrifices for the benefit of his family, and leaves a legacy of dedication, discipline and integrity, to inspire his family and friends.