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DALY, Robert James "Bob/RJD"
DALY - Robert James "Bob/Rjd"
Veteran of the United States Navy, was born in Buffalo on January 28, 1942 and entered into rest on Sunday, January 27, 2019, after suffering a second heart attack in his Hinsdale, NY home. He was 76. Highly skilled in mechanical and electrical repair, Mr. Daly was the Supervising Millwright responsible for the operation and maintenance of a multi-million dollar Linde De-Surfacer during his almost 19 year tenure of service with the Bethlehem Steel Corporation in Lackawanna, NY. After the plant's closing, Mr. Daly became a respected and valued mechanical and electrical tradesman for Steuben Foods of Elma, NY, and Rich Products of Buffalo. Cherished son of the late Sylvia (nee Nather) and the late John M. Daly of Buffalo, Mr. Daly was the beloved father of Colleen (Jay) Daly Ferrand of Boston, NY, Michelle M. Puchalski of West Seneca and the late Kelly L. Dowling of Buffalo; as well as the devoted grandfather of Violet O. Perry, Amanda R. Puchalski, and Jim J. and Kasey L. Dowling. One of six siblings, Mr. Daly was preceded in death by his brother Thomas E. Daly and sister Carol Carlin and is survived by a brother Jack and sisters Gladys and Patricia. He is also survived by his treasured animal companions, Patches and Jill; his lifelong friend Thomas Holdsworth of Buffalo; two great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. A private Memorial Service was held following cremation. Contributions in Mr. Daly's memory may be made to Joyful Rescues of Cuba, NY at www.joyfulrescues.org or to the National Wildlife Federation at www.nwf.org To read the expanded obituary for Robert J. Daly, please visit: www.letromcintoshspinkfuneralhome.com
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