At age 77, Bob passed on October 19, 2020 at his home in Geneseo, NY. He was born on January 3, 1943 in Ilion, NY to the late Robert Sr. and Ruth (Winckel) Horan. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his nephew Marshall “Guy” Hardy and niece Shelly Lauritzen. Survived by his wife of 55 years Anne “Beth” (Bauer) Horan and children; David (Kristin) Horan of Lakeville, Jill (Stan) Spencer of Oregon, Penelope Horan-Imburgia of Irondequoit, and Andrew (Autumn) Horan of Michigan; grandchildren, Ryan Horan, Daniel Horan, Hannah (Tim) Stone, Emma Spencer, Ethan Spencer, Isabella Imburgia, Gioachino Imburgia, and Lucy Horan; brother Dave (Ann) Horan of Baldwinsville, sisters Sue Dominici of Utah, and Joan Hardy of Utah. Also survived by several nieces, nephews, and many dear friends.
Bob attended Hamilton College in Clinton, NY where he received his bachelor’s degree and later attended and graduated from Syracuse University with his master’s degree. He married Beth (Bauer) Horan on June 19, 1965 and they were married for 55 years. He had a great sense of humor and will be remembered for his love of teaching, reading, and bringing laughter and joy to his family and friends. He has helped and encouraged so many people over the years. He leaves behind a legacy of memories and an example of service that have touched so many lives.
A Memorial Service to Celebrate Bob’s Life will be held in the future. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Geneseo-Groveland Food Pantry, 31 Center Street, Geneseo, NY 14454. To send a condolence or share a memory please visit: www.doughertyfuneralhomes.com