Dr. Robert J Somogye

Passed away Friday May 30th 2008. Bob and his wife June, just celebrated their 57th wedding anniversary.  He was born August 25th, 1929 to Stephen and Mary Somogye in Tonawanda, New York. He married June Ellen Rose on May 18th, 1951, she survives. He graduated from Kenmore High School, Kenmore, NY. He graduated from Bowling Green University with a bachelorís degree in 1951. Robert earned his Masters degree and Doctorate from The University of Toledo. Bob served in the United States Air Force full time and as a Reserve Officer, retiring after 47 years with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. He started teaching at the collage level at Lorain County Community Collage in 1965, then advanced to the University of Toledo in 1967. He held many positions until his retirement in 1989 as an Associate Dean. He filled his retirement by teaching at Adrian Community Collage, driving his tractor and spending time with his wife, grandchildren, and great grandchildren.

He is survived by his sons, Brian (Mary Karen) and Scott, daughters Karen, Mary(Ron) Coons, and Laura(Jon) Jaffe. He was preceded in death by his brother Roy and sons Dana and Allan.

Family and friends may visit Reeb funeral Home, 5712 North Main Sylvania, OH Monday June 2nd. From 4 PM till 9PM. Services will be held Tuesday June 3rd at 11 AM with internment following at Toledo Memorial Park.

The family suggests any memorials be sent to Hospice of Northwest Ohio in lieu of flowers.

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