Robert Tesori passed away peacefully on May 8, 2019 at Stony Brook University Hospital in Stony Brook, NY. He was born on April 19, 1924 in New York, NY to Antonino and Angelina Tesoriero and lived most of his life in Great Neck, NY and Southampton, NY. He was 95 years old.
Robert, known to all as Bob, was an accomplished attorney. He earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from Pace University in 1949 and a Juris Doctor degree from New York Law School in 1950. He received his license to practice law in New York in 1951.
Before going to college, Bob served in the armed forces during World War II and was stationed near Fairbanks, Alaska. An avid golfer, Bob was a member of The Southampton Golf Club for more than 55 years.
Bob is survived by his sister-in-law, Gilda Tesoriero, of Port Washington, NY, seven nieces and nephews and their children as well as many close friends. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his brothers Anthony J. Tribuno and Joseph A. Tesoriero.
A mass celebrating Bob’s life will be held on Saturday, June 22, at 10am at The Basilica Parish of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary, 168 Hill Street, Southampton, NY, 11968.
In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations be made to The Basilica Parish of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary at the above address or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN, 38105.
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Saturday, June 22, 2019
Basilica Parish of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary RC Church