Robert E. "Rob" Reisch

(HAMLIN/ROCHESTER)

Robert E. Reisch, age 90, died May 30, 2019 peacefully at home surrounded by his family. 

He was born December 28, 1928 in Southington, CT, the son of Otto and Minnie (Weckworth) Reisch and had lived in this area for many years. 

Rob was a member of Concordia Lutheran Church in Kendall and had served as Pastor of several Lutheran Churches, including those in Richmondville, Port Jervis, Rome, and Dunkirk.  He was also a member and Chaplain of the Hamlin Volunteer Fire Department and served in many volunteer fire companies along his journey.  He was very active in church activities wherever he was serving and was especially active in Church Gatherings at the Synod level.  Rob enjoyed reading, gardening, playing cards, puzzle-solving and was a passionate volunteer at the Loaf and Ladle Community Dinners held at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Holley. 

Mr. Reisch was predeceased by his son Jeffrey, his sister and brother-in-law: Lois and Dutch Weber, and his sister-in-law Kathryn Reisch. 

He is survived by his wife Sybil, his daughter: Jennifer (Jim Chapman) Reisch of Rochester, his brother: John Reisch of CT, his grandchildren: Theo and Roxy, as well as several nieces and nephews. 

There will be no prior calling hours. 

Family and Friends are invited to attend Rob’s memorial Service SATURDAY JUNE 8th at 11 a.m. in Concordia Lutheran Church-Kendall.  Private interment will be held at the convenience of the family in South End Burying Ground-Southington, CT. 

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Lifetime Assistance Inc. of Rochester, 425 Paul Rd., Rochester, NY, 14624, Concordia Lutheran Church, 1769 Kendall Rd., Kendall, NY, 14476 or a Fire Department of your choice.