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Robert Roger Garrow
  • January 03, 1934
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  • April 08, 2016

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Funeral Mass will be 11:00 AM Monday, April 18, 2016 at Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church 4000 South Atlantic Avenue New Smyrna Beach FL 32169.

> Lewis was the son of Cy and Ruth Garrow and grew up in the Bronx. He graduated Bronx High School of Science and won the prestigious Westinghouse award. He met Lorna, the love of his life, as counselors at summer camp. After attending NYU, Lewis was a member of the Army Reserves where he tested weapons. After, he found his calling as an IT Consultant. Lewis and Lorna had a son, Russ. Lewis was a member of the Lincoln Park Board of Education. He coached several of Russ’s youth sports teams, went to all of Russ’s sporting events and was always there to offer advice to anyone dealing with life’s struggles. Lewis loved to build and fly model airplanes and rockets and was and a longtime member of a rocket club. Lewis was a fighter. His strong will helped him win many battles with illness over the years but in the end he succumbed, wanting to be at peace. Lewis began his new journey surrounded by his friends and family the evening of Feb 22nd.Lewis was a very loving and devoted father, husband, brother and uncle survived by his wife Lorna, son Russell, sisters Elyse and Suzanne, his nephew Brett, nieces Allison, Amy and Jill and many, many friends. Lewis will be sorely missed. Lewis’s wishes were to be cremated and his remains launched into space. The family will host a Celebration of Life at Hibiscus Recreation Center, 1740 Bailey Trail,The Villages, on March 11, 2018 at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, should you desire, please make a donation to Cornerstone Hospice & Palliative Care Foundation, donate.cshospice.org in Lewis’s name.

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Location:
Our Lady Star of the Sea

Date & Time:
December 31, 1969 at 7:00 PM


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  1. 12 Apr 2016
    Nancy Trudo says:
    Pat - I will always remember the Bob of old - one of the sweetest men on earth. My heart aches at your loss, but my soul rejoices - for I know on that night - God met him at the gates and said "Well done, my good and faithful servant and now I have greater things for you to do", and Bob will answer "I am ready Lord".

  2. 12 Apr 2016
    Mark & Maryann Oliver says:
    Bob is forever in our hearts and will be remembered as the kindest, gentlest soul. We cherish your friendship.

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