Donald “Bullet” Robare age 89 of Bloomington IL formerly Malone, New York passed away peacefully at his residence with his family by his side at 4:45 PM on Friday, August 25, 2017. Services are pending at Bruso-Desnoyers Funeral Service, Malone, New York. Cremation services provided by Calvert & Metzler Memorial Home, Bloomington, IL. Inurnment will be at Notre Dame Cemetery, Malone, New York. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials be made to Dale Township Fire & Rescue Department.
Donald was born March 3, 1928 in Malone, New York the son of George and Louva Gibbo Robare. He married Renata Aurora Degano on May 15, 1949 in Trieste, Italy. She precedes him in death.
Surviving are close family and friends.Donald is preceded in death by his parents, 4 brothers, George, Kenneth, Robert and Paul Robare, 5 sisters, Vivian Beehler, Veronica Stone, Audrey Dumont, Janice Robare and Barbara Ann Robare.
Bullet was a career US Army Veteran in aviation, serving in both in WWII and Vietnam.
Donald received two Purple Hearts. He cared for his wife Renata upon retiring until her death. He was a member of the Elks Lodge Malone, New York. Donald was an avid, hunter and fisherman and golfer and was a member of the Malone Golf Course. He will be missed by all who knew him.
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