Norman "Rob" Slivinski
Norman “Rob” Slivinski Jr. 1955-2018
Norman Robert Slivinski, 63, passed away June 19, 2018 at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester. He was born on January 23, 1955 in Utica, the son of Norman and Marilyn Misiaszek Slivinski, Sr. and was a 1973 graduate of New York Mills High School. Rob furthered his education through Herkimer County Community College and SUNY Plattsburg where he earned his Business Degree with an English Minor.
For over thirty years he has been employed with Special Metals in New Hartford.
Rob’s proudest achievement was his children and he could always be seen at their school activities. He derived great enjoyment from the times spent camping at North Lake, traveling with his family and his longtime girlfriend Peg to Myrtle Beach and the Caribbean and was an avid Yankee, New England Patriot and NASCAR fan. He also enjoyed the time spent on his mower caring for his yard.
Of all the holidays Rob and his family celebrated together, it was the Christmas Season that was most special to him.
Rob was a member of Wicks-Staley Post 231 S.A.L.
He is survived by his girlfriend Peg Philpotts, his two daughters; Sarah and Bill Jones and Katlin Slivinski and her fiancé Sam Molica, his son Robbie Slivinski, his mother; Marilyn Slivinski, his two precious grandchildren; R. J. and Dillon, his four sisters; Debra and Gary Bennett, Shelly and Bill Hettie, Kim and Dennis Zogby and Kelly and Jay Vennaro, his aunt and uncle; Sally and Don Whitehouse and many nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his father; Norman Robert Slivinski Sr. and his grandparents; Leo and Helen Slivinski.
Rob’s Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, June 25 at 10:00 at Sacred Heart and St. Mary’s Church in N.Y. Mills. Interment will be in Holy Trinity Cemetery.
Calling hours will be Sunday from 3-6 at the Smith Funeral Home, 3022 Oneida St. Sauquoit.
His family would like to thank the nurses at Upstate Medical University Hospital and Strong Memorial Hospital for their genuine care and compassion during his stays.
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