Robert J. Sulyma of South Yarmouth, MA, passed away peacefully on June 13, 2020, at home with his loving family by his side.
He was born on February 26, 1938, in Pawtucket, RI to the late John Sulyma and the late Josephine Kimball (Solotki). He was the beloved husband of Elaine (Stefanis) for 51 years. He is also survived by his three children: John H. Sulyma of Cranston, RI, Maureen A. Papagolos of Pawtucket, RI, and William M. Sulyma of Westwood, MA; two grandchildren Kimberly Burlison of Herndon, VA and John Sulyma, Jr. of Rehoboth, MA; four great-grandchildren Isabelle, John III, Ava, and Sophie. He was the brother of Richard A. Sulyma of Myrtle Beach, SC.
Bob was a U.S. Navy veteran, and he served during the Korean Conflict. He retired from the Pawtucket Fire Department with the rank of lieutenant. He was an avid golfer and gardener.
Bob and Elaine enjoyed traveling to Florida in the winter months. Bob loved spending time with his family and friends, and he especially loved meeting his friends for coffee every morning.
Visiting Hours will be held on Wednesday June 17 from 9-10:30 AM with a funeral service at 10:30 in The Morris O'Connor & Blute Funeral Home ,58 Long Pond Drive, S. Yarmouth
In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at www.StJude.org or by mail to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.