Robert Rothdiener

Obituary of Robert J. Rothdiener

Robert J. Rothdiener, 85, of New Hartford, passed away on Friday, September 25, 2020 at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center surrounded by his loving family. Bob was born in Utica on April 12, 1935, a son of the late Frank and Clara (Roth) Rothdiener. He was raised and educated in Utica and was a graduate of Utica Free Academy. Bob proudly served in the Marine Corps from 1956 to 1962. At St. Francis de Sales Church, Utica on October 10, 1959 he was united in marriage to Mary Jane (Bonnie) Hogan. For 42 years Bob worked in the Graphic Art Industry as a sales representative for several local printing firms. He was a parishioner of Our Lady of The Rosary Church, a member and Past Road Commander of American Legion Post #1376, New Hartford, a life member of B.P.O.E. Elks Lodge #33 where he was the 1985 Elk of The Year, member of Mohawk Valley Ad Club and Marine Corps League of Rome and volunteered at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital and American Red Cross. Bob enjoyed spending summers and fishing on the St. Lawrence River. Bob is survived by his wife, Bonnie; his three children, Christine (Frank) Campese, FL, Susan Rothdiener-Dorn, Syracuse, and Steven (Cathy) Rothdiener, NH; eight grandchildren, Craig (Chelsea) Urbanke, Nick (Nicole) Urbanke, Kaitlyn Campese, Christian Dorn, Kalie Dorn, Stephen Dorn, Kara Dorn and Ryan Rothdiener; 2 great grandchildren, Caden Urbanke and Colton Urbanke; a brother, Donald Rothdiener, Oriskany; a sister-in-law, Dinah Tibbits, FL and many nieces and nephews. Mr. Rothdiener’s funeral will be held on Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at 1:00 at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Utica. Burial with Military Honors will take place in Oriskany Cemetery. Calling hours at the Heintz Funeral Home, 408 Herkimer Rd., Utica are Tuesday morning from 10:00 – 12:00. Masks must be worn and social distancing and contact tracing will be implemented. Those so wishing may make donations to the Wounded Warrior Project, American Legion Post #1376 or the Marine Corps League of Rome.
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Tuesday
29
September

Calling Hours

10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tuesday, September 29, 2020
Heintz Funeral Home
408 Herkimer Rd.
Utica, New York, United States
Tuesday
29
September

Funeral Mass

1:00 pm
Tuesday, September 29, 2020
Our Lady of Lourdes Church
2222 Genesee St.
Utica, New York, United States
Tuesday
29
September

Burial with Military Honors

2:00 pm
Tuesday, September 29, 2020
Oriskany Cemetery
Cider St.
Oriskany, New York, United States

Donations

Donation may be made to American Legion Post #1376, Marine Corps League of Rome or the Wounded Warrior Project
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