Robert E. Lefberg, a 45 year area resident, died Monday, January 7, 2019 at the Orange Regional Medical Center in the Town of Wallkill, NY. He was 70 years of age.
The son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Sam Lefberg, he was born on January 13, 1948 in Brooklyn, NY.
Robert was employed as an Electrical Supervisor for the City of N.Y. Department of Environmental Protection and was formerly self-employed as owner and operator of R & S Electric in Bloomingburg for 25 years.
Robert proudly served his country with the U.S. Navy in Vietnam receiving a Purple Heart and later serving in Iraq with the U.S. Army Reserves where he received a Bronze Star. He later served with the New York Guard for 7 years. Robert was a member of the VFW and also a member of Temple Sinai in Middletown.
Survivors include; his wife, Sharon Lefberg at home in Bloomingburg; his four children, Brett Lefberg and his wife Denise of Milford, PA, Andrew Lefberg and his wife Denise of San Francisco, CA, Rachel Barr and her husband Dale of Charlotte, NC and Samantha Lefberg of Brooklyn, NY; his grandchildren, Benjamin, Sean, Owen, Natalie, Marc and Ava; and two brothers.
Funeral services will be held at 11 AM Wednesday (today), January 9th at Temple Sinai, 75 Highland Ave., Middletown, NY. Rabbi Marcus Rubenstein will officiate. Interment with military honors will be in the Orange County Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Goshen, NY.
Memorial contributions may be made in Robert’s name to the Wounded Warrior Project, 4899 Belfort Road, Suite 300, Jacksonville, FL 32256.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Cornelius, Dodd & Connell Funeral Home, Middletown, NY.