March 21, 1942 ~ January 1, 2022

Born in: Brooklyn, NY
Resided in: Smithtown , NY & formerly of Greenlawn

Robert J Zubil, 79, of 260 Terry Rd, Smithtown NY passed away peacefully @ Good Shepherd Hospice on Jan 1st, 2022

Born in Brooklyn NY on March 21, 1942 he was the son of the late John Zubil and Leona Zubil (Rotkiewicz).

At the young age of 15, Robert (Bob) met the love of his life, the former Josephine DePiano of Greenpoint, Brooklyn. The teenage years were spent together , and on June 8th 1963 they joined their love in marriage. Robert worked as a banker in lower Manhattan, and together the newlyweds bought their dream home on Long Island in the developing town of Greenlawn. Together they raised three daughters. They lived a blessed life.

Robert is survived by his wife, Josephine and his 3 daughters , Debra (John) Mulqueen of West Islip NY, Denise (Marc) DeLeonardis of Coram NY, and Maureen (Alan) Wachtin of Smithtown NY. In addition 6 grandchildren, Michael and Anna(Woodroof) Mulqueen, Ryan and Connor Mulqueen, Toni and Gina DeLeonardis and Emily Wachtin. and his brother John Zubil of Youngstown Ohio.

Robert was a hardworking ,dedicated, loving husband and father. He was very proud of his family and all of their accomplishments. He took great pride in his home , and enjoyed making improvements and gardening. Robert was a pleasant easy going man who loved a good laugh. He enjoyed food, cooking and feeding people ( especially steaks and porkchops). He loved his music, gatherings and a nice cold beer after a hard days work. Robert often expressed contentment with his beautiful life “I wouldn’t change a thing”

Robert was loved by many, and will certainly be missed by all.

His life will be celebrated by all who knew him, as his soul rests in peace.

Services

Visitation: January 4, 2022 2:00 - 5:00 pm

Branch Funeral Home Smithtown
190 E. Main St.
SMITHTOWN, NY 11787


Second Visitation: January 4, 2022 7:00 - 9:00 pm

Branch Funeral Home Smithtown
190 E. Main St.
SMITHTOWN, NY 11787


Service: January 4, 2022 7:30 pm

Branch Funeral Home Smithtown
190 E. Main St.
SMITHTOWN, NY 11787


Closing Prayer: January 5, 2022 10:00 am

Branch Funeral Home Smithtown
190 E. Main St.
SMITHTOWN, NY 11787


Interment:

St. Charles Cemetery
2015 Wellwood Avenue
Farmingdale, Long Island


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  1. TO MY COUSIN JOANIE AND HER FAMILY, I EXTEND MY DEEPEST CONDOLENCES. I WILL ALWAYS REMEMBER BOBBIE AT OUR FAMILY GATHERING, WE JOKE AND LAUGH A LOT. REST IN PEACE. GOD BLESS!

  2. I’m so so sorry for your loss! Our condolences to all of you! He was a great man! He will be missed by a lot of people who knew him! RIP🙏🙏🥰❤️😘

  3. candleAunt Joanie, Debbie, Denise, and Maureen. I’m so sorry about your dad. We have been out of touch for a while, but I still remember his hilarious humor and fun personality. He’s going to be lovingly missed.

  4. We were so incredibly sad to learn of the passing of Bobby! I have the fondest memories of him growing up…always laughing! My Dad loved him like a brother and we all loved him as well! My deepest condolences to you all! xoxo

  5. To the family of my former brother in Law Bob Zubil. I loved him like a brother. I just found out of Bob’s passing on January 1 2022.:Bob was a great husband to Joanie , a wonderful father, a kind,generous and caring man I have missed him so much. Today I just had told my cleaning lady ,something telling me to call my former sister in law Joanie They had a wonderful Marriage filled with Love.. To Joanie Debbie, Denise and Maureen , along with their husbands John, Mark and Alan I offer my sincere condolences on the death of your husband and dad. He was one of the nicest people in my life. A truly Great Man. God BlessBless The Zubil Family . MaybBob Zubil Rest In Peace. Will All Our Love Always the Milano’s Dan, Jennifer and Evelyn.

  6. Dear Bob
    Rose and I loved you so much. Please continue to watch over your family. Your childhood sweetheart wife Joanie,your beautiful daughters Debra , Denise and Maureen along with your son in laws John,Marc and Allan . Of course all your grand kids too.They will need your blessings from heaven. As I am no longer a family member I ask forgiveness of any hurts I may have caused. Rose and had so many fun times ,with you and Joanie. As our brother in law, you were great.Love Dan and Rose

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