Robert J. Butkovich of Tarrytown died December 23, 2020, at the age of 76. Born in Tarrytown on May 24, 1944, he was the son of Vincent and Rena Helena Monti Butkovich.
Bob attended St. Teresa's School and Archbishop Stepinac High School. He studied at Cornell University, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree and later went on to earn his Masters of Business Administration from Pace University.
Bob married Phyllis Cottone and settled in Kinnelon, NJ, where they raised their family. Bob was an active member of both The Lions Club and Knights of Columbus as a Third Degree Knight.
Bob's professional career was in sales and marketing in the food industry. He worked for various industry-leading companies, including Royal Foods International, Grand Union, and Consolidated Biscuit Company.
In retirement, Bob returned to Tarrytown to care for his mother during her final years.
His wife Phyllis and his four children and their families: Robert, his wife Jennifer and their children Nicholas and Abigail, Christopher his wife Roberta and their children Gianluca and Massimiliano, Daniel his wife Karen and their children Vincent, Leo and Rena, and Lauren Ann and her children Addison and Ashton, survive him. He was predeceased by his brother Vincent.
Visitation will be at Coffey Funeral Home on Wednesday, December 30, 2020, from 9:30 – 10:30 AM. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11:00 at Immaculate Conception Church with interment in Sleepy Hollow Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations in his name to the Foundation Fighting Blindness www.fightingblindness.org would be greatly appreciated. https://give.fightingblindness.org/Bob-Butkovich
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