Robert W. Allison, 91, of Minoa, went home to be with the Lord on February 26, 2017. He was born in Philipsburg, PA, the son of the late John Allison and Ester (Mansell).
He was a World War II veteran serving in the Pacific Theatre. Following his service, Robert settled in the Syracuse area residing in Kirkville then moving to Liverpool. Robert retired from Niagara Mohawk after 24 years as a heavy equipment operator. He was a former member of the VFW. He enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was also a NY Giants and NASCAR fan.
Robert was predeceased by his first wife, the former Beverly (Becker), in 1987, his second wife, the former Mary (Buckley) in 1997, two sons: Robert "Butch", in 2004 and William "Billy", in 2013 and by a brother, Donald, in 2017.
Robert is survived by his five children: Marjorie (Brian) Jeffries of KY, Elaine (Bill) Chappell of Minoa, Lorraine Brady of Liverpool, Kathleen Allison of Liverpool, and Richard Allison of Hastings; four step-children: Mark, Patricia, Rebecca, and Timothy Cerio; and two sisters: Betty Styles of WA and Sarah Housley of PA. Robert has 30 grandchildren, 30 great grandchildren and one great great grandchild.
Contributions in his memory may be made to In My Fathers Kitchen (an outreach for the homeless in Syracuse), Attn: Rev. John Tumino, 501 Hawley Ave., Syracuse, NY 13203.
All services will be held privately.