Robert A. Groppe
Robert Andrew Groppe, 84, a resident of Cape Coral, FL for the past 29 years, formerly of Long Island, NY, passed away Monday, January 7, 2019 in Cape Coral. He was born December 9, 1934 in Brooklyn, NY to Charles and Elizabeth Groppe, now deceased.
Robert was of the Catholic faith and attended St. Andrew Catholic Church in Cape Coral. He served in The United States Navy during The Korean War. He was a devoted husband and father. Robert took great joy in spending time with his nieces and nephews. He was a loyal and caring friend (and an avid fisherman).
He is survived by his beloved wife of over 60 years, Kathleen Groppe of Cape Coral; two loving children, Robert Groppe (Deborah) of Queens, NY and Daniel Groppe of Cape Coral; two brothers, Charles Groppe and John Groppe; two grandchildren, Megan Groppe and Devon Groppe as well as his many nieces and nephews.
Robert was preceded in death by two sisters, Anne Smith and Geraldine Groppe.
A Memorial Mass will be held 11:00 AM on Thursday, January 10, 2019 at St. Andrew Catholic Church, 2628 Del Prado Blvd., Cape Coral FL 33904 with Father Gordon officiating.
Memorial Contributions in memory of Robert Andrew Groppe are suggested to St. Andrew’s Church, 2628 Del Prado Blvd., Cape Coral, FL 33904 or to Cardinal Hayes High School, 650 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY 10451.
Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.