Robert P. Goulding passed peacefully on Feb. 22, 2023, at age 92.
He was the beloved husband for 65 years of the late Elizabeth C. "Bette" (nee Brennan); the devoted father of Robert E. (Carol) Goulding, Kathleen A. Shonitsky and Michael D. (Pauline) Goulding; the loving grandfather of Kimberly Pressley, Elizabeth (Matthew) Lynch, Rachelle Fabrizio, Margaret Shonitsky, Michael (Bethany) Goulding, Eric (Kelly) Goulding, Matthew Goulding and Mark (Elizabeth) Goulding; the great-grandfather of 19; the great-great-grandfather of two; the brother of Patricia Campbell and the late Dianne Sheridan; and is survived by nieces and nephews, and dear friend Mary Lou.
Bob was a member of the Riverside Lions Club for over 50 years, and also a member of Grand Island Lions Club. He was owner/operator of Brennan's Men's Wear in the Black Rock section of Buffalo and also served in the U.S. Navy.
A Mass of Christian burial was held Saturday, Feb. 25, in St. Stephen R.C. Church, Grand Island.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude's Hospital.
Arrangements by James E. Grace Funeral Home Inc.