Robert Poissant

Robert J. Poissant

1930 - 2022

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Obituary of Robert J. Poissant

Robert “Bob” Poissant, 92 of Syracuse, NY, passed away on Sunday, March 13, 2022 at St. Camillus. Born and raised in Solvay, NY, he graduated from Solvay High School in 1948. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, 1st Infantry Division from 1948 to 1952. He worked for NY Central Railroad and O’Donnell Quigley Detroit Diesel before moving to Portsmouth, Virginia in 1976 where he retired in 1995 from Western Branch Diesel as a General Service Manager. Bob and Ruth enjoyed traveling to Alaska and spending summers in the Adirondacks.

He was predeceased by his wife, Ruth (Massett); parents, Henry and Emma (Thibeault) Poissant; brother, Romeo Poissant; sisters, Rolanda Poissant and Rita Poissant Milesi.

Robert is survived by his 5 children, Mark Poissant, Maureen (Jerry) Barnes, Matthew Poissant, Michael (Linda) Poissant, Neil (Jeannie) Poissant; sister, Lucille (Stanley “Jake”) Jankiewicz; 8 grandchildren; Eric, Jordan, Brett, Tricia, Logan, Leah, Alyse, Adam; 4 great grandchildren; Lucy, Henri, Sadie, Max and many nieces and nephews. He also enjoyed traveling, trips to the Adirondacks and spending time with his friend Colleen Fabrizio.

A calling hour will be 9 to 10 am Friday March 18, at St. Daniel's Church followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 am. Interment will be 11 am Saturday March 19, at Assumption Cemetery Mausoleum.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the ARC of Onondaga, 600 S. Wilbur Ave. Syracuse, NY 13204 or arcon.org

Friday
18
March

Calling Hour

9:00 am - 10:00 am
Friday, March 18, 2022
St. Daniel Church
3004 Court St
Syracuse, New York, United States
Friday
18
March

Mass

10:00 am
Friday, March 18, 2022
St. Daniel Church
3004 Court St
Syracuse, New York, United States
Saturday
19
March

Burial

11:00 am
Saturday, March 19, 2022
Assumption Cemetery Mausoleum
2401 Court St.
Syracuse, New York, United States
(315) 454-3841