Robert Aquilino of Yonkers passed away peacefully on June 12, 2020. Robert was born on July 11, 1956 to Robert Aquilino Sr and Rose Aquilino (née Potente) in Mount Vernon. Robert was a graduate of Mount Vernon High School and worked at Dunwoodie Golf Course in Grounds Maintenance. Robert was a volunteer firefighter in Mount Vernon for several years and maintained a lifelong interest in all things related to firefighting. As an adult Robert learned to play the saxophone and willingly entertained at family gatherings. Robert is survived by his siblings Jacqueline Aquilino-Jirak (Rita) and Vincent (Sylvia),law, sister-in-law Celeste, nephew Ted, nieces Roseanne (Patrick), Stephanie and a great nephew William. Robert is predeceased by his brother Edward. A celebration of Robert's life will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday from 2 to 5pm with restrictions in place for visitors. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in Bob’s memory to the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation.
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