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Robert Waring, 1926-2020


Last updated 5/13/2020 at 5:46pm

Bob Waring

Robert E. Waring, 93, passed away peacefully on May 2, 2020 at the Oxford Veteran's Home in Oxford, NY.

Bob was born May 3, 1926. He was a gentle man who treasured everyone and every moment.

A humble baseball loving kid who liked cars, he grew up too fast. Leaving high school to join the Marines, his 19th birthday was during a literal life and death battle against the Japanese, where he earned the Purple Heart. That experience shaped his next 75 years. When he returned to the states, he finished his high school diploma and earned a college degree.

Gratitude, integrity and responsibility. Al...

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