KILMARNOCK—It is with great sadness that the family of Robert E. Sivinski, oldest son of the late Michael and Catherine Sivinski, announces his passing on Sunday, January 7, 2018, at the age of 91 years.
Bob was born in St. Cloud Minnesota, graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy as an engineer and worked for 3M.
Bob was an avid sportsman. He loved hunting, fishing and bowling and was a charter fisherman in his retirement. Throughout his life he was active in the Catholic Church and held the position of a 4th Degree Knight of Columbus.
Bob will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 60 years, Marie; and his seven children, Joseph (Cindy), Mary Ann (Vince) Chiodo, Laura Rose (Steve) Csanady, Jim (Tonya), Teresa (Steve) Jenkins, Bob and Tony. Bob also will be fondly remembered by his 21 grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren.
Bob was predeceased by his brothers, Jim and Michael Sivinski; and his sister, Carol.
The viewing will be held from 9 to 10 a.m. on Saturday, January 13, at Currie Funeral Home, 116 East Church Street, Kilmarnock. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated in memory of Bob directly following the viewing at 11 a.m., at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, 154 East Church Street, Kilmarnock, with Rev. Michael T. Orlowsky presiding.
Interment will follow in the family plot at St. Francis de Sales Cemetery with a reception at the St. Francis de Sales Church Hall.
Memorial donations in memory of Bob are to be to Pro-Life, http://www.nrlc.org/donate/, the Little Sister of the Poor, http://littlesistersofthepoor.org/, or the Retired Priests and Seminarians Foundation, https://catholicfoundation.org.au/how-we-help/care-for-retired-priests/.