September 23, 1963 ~ October 29, 2022

Born in: Philadelphia, PA
Resided in: Miller Place, NY

Robert Michael Braunstein, 59, of Miller Place, NY, and formerly of Philadelphia, PA, passed away on October 29, 2022. Son of the late Joseph and Margaret Braunstein, he was born in Philadelphia on September 23, 1963. He was the beloved fiancé of Maria Primiano, with whom he shared the most recent years of his life. Maria made ‘Bob’ extremely happy, and he was very devoted to making a life with her.

Robert was a graduate of Father Judge High School in Northeast Philadelphia, where he ran track and participated in the Penn Relays. He was an avid cook, a car enthusiast, and a Philadelphia sports fan. He was a very dedicated HVAC engineer and loved helping his family when needed.

He was the loving father of Nancy (Frank) Homolka, Robert Michael Braunstein II, and Ashley Anne Braunstein. Devoted ‘Wubby’ of two grandchildren, Abigail Marie and Joshua Thomas. He was survived by his brothers Joseph (Anne) Braunstein, George (Cathy) Braunstein, and his sisters Margaret Braunstein, and Karen Smith; he was also survived by many nieces and nephews.


At the request of the family, visitation will be private for the family only.


Services - Private for family only: November 2, 2022 9:30 - 11:30 am

Branch Funeral Home of Miller Place
551 Route 25A

Mass: November 2, 2022 12:00 pm

St. Louis de Montfort R.C. Church
75 New York Avenue

Interment of Cremains:

St Charles Cemetery
Conklin St.
Farmingdale, NY 11767

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The family greatly appreciates donations made to these charities in Robert Braunstein 's name.

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

501 St. Jude Place
Memphis, TN

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  1. candleNo amount of consolation can lessen the pain we feel from losing you, our brother. May you be at peace
    We love you.
    Joe and Anne Braunstein

  2. I have so many wonderful memories of Uncle Bob Braunstein from growing up. My thoughts and prayers are with Everyone in the Family and His Fiance.

  3. Robert
    Thank you for being my cousin
    We shared a lot of great times and memories
    I will miss you
    Your cousin

  4. Bob…So many memories. Still hard to believe any of this is real. You’ve been our friend and brother for what feels like forever. And while we wish we had more time with you, we are thankful that your suffering has ended.
    Maria, Nancy, Frank, Robby and Ashley, John and I are so sorry for your loss. We can only pray that this sad time passes quickly for you.
    John and Patti

  5. I am truly saddened at the loss of my godson, Robert. He was a wonderful godson, cousin, father, grandfather and partner to his loving Maria. My condolences to his family, friends and all those who loved and cared for him. Carol Ann

  6. My Love, I am so deeply heart broken and devastated. I don’ t know how to move forward but I do know you will give me the strength to do so. . Thank you for loving me unconditionally . You are an incredible man, brave, loving, caring, selfless and kind and so many many more beautiful attributes you have..I am so very privileged to have shared such a beautiful life with you. Please wait for me as this is only temporary. I know you will be waiting to take my hand when it is time for me to join you.. I ADORE you and Love you with all my heart and soul Babes!! Xoxo

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