Robert "Bob" Stanley Gershkoff, 88, passed away Friday, August 30, 2013. He was the husband of the late Collette (Curran) Gershkoff. He is survived by his seven children, Maggie and Clark Rheinstein of McLean, VA and Wakefield, RI; Anne and Bruce Bowman of Glastonbury, CT; Frank and Dawn Gershkoff of Cranston, RI; Collette and Doug Coleman of Waccabuc, NY; Bob Gershkoff, Dennis Gershkoff and Tom Gershkoff all of Narragansett, RI.
His grandchildren are Morgan and Mike Gandal and Kerry Rheinstein; Benjamin and Erin Bowman; Konner and Collin Gershkoff; Olivia, Emmy and Claire Coleman; Nicholas, Julia and Alexander Gershkoff; Kristen and Kelly Gershkoff; and Dylan and Tyler Gershkoff and the late Chad O’Brien.
Bob's funeral was held Tuesday, September 3, 2013 from the Avery-Storti Funeral Home in Wakefield, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Francis of Assisi Church on High Street in Wakefield. Calling hours and a special presentation by his grandchildren took place Monday evening. In lieu of flowers, please send contributions in his name to the Community Preparatory School, 126 Somerset St., Providence, RI 02907 (www.communityprep.org).
A private burial with military honors was held at the RI Veterans Memorial Cemetery on September 4.