Robert F. Schiener of Sardinia, NY died Friday, October 18, 2019 at the Bertrand-Chaffee Hospital in Springville at the age of 92.
He was born January 27, 1927 in Buffalo, NY a son of the late Walter and Marian (Templeton) Schiener, Sr. He was a member of the Sardinia United Methodist Church, the Sardinia Historical Society, a past member of the Chaffee-Sardinia Kiwanis and a past town historian. He was a United States Army World War II Veteran and was a member of the Sardinia American Legion for 73 years as well as a member of the Springville VFW. He was also a charter member of the Chaffee-Sardinia Fire Department and was the President of the Sardinia Rural Cemetery Association.
Bob was self-employed and owned and operated the Sardinia Supply.
His wife, Eleanor J. (Rogers) Schiener, whom he married May 26, 1951 in Arcade, passed away on July 9, 2002.
He is survived by his children: Diane (Andrew) Battaglia of Arcade, Donna (Richard) LaClaire of Melbourne Beach, FL, John (Denise) Schiener of Sardinia and Eric (Tiffany) Schiener of Geneseo; his sister - Margaret Gertis of Arcade; his grandchildren: Joseph and Robert (Jordana) Battaglia, Susan (Douglas) Matuszak, Thomas (Alana) LaClaire, Nathan and Nicholas Schiener and Eleanor, Willem and Markus Schiener; his great-grandchild: Cameron; his brothers and sisters-in-law: Janet Schiener, Paul (Bonnie) Rogers, Dean Rogers and Barbara Klinck; also survived by several nieces and nephews; his loving companion - Lois Kittleson and her children: Donald, Kathy (Jim), Jeanne (Mark) and Cheryl (Dave).
He is preceded in death by his parents; his wife; his daughter - Kathi Schiener; his siblings: Carol Case, Jane Rosier and Walter "Jake" Schiener, Jr.
Friends may call Friday, October 25, 2019 from 3-7 PM at the W.S. Davis Funeral Home, 358 Main St., Arcade. A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 11 AM at the Sardinia United Methodist Church where Rev. Dave Kubiak will officiate.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Sardinia United Methodist Church, 12369 Savage Rd., Sardinia, NY 14134 or to the Sardinia Rural Cemetery Association, 13069 Genesee Rd., Chaffee, NY 14030.