Robert Byrnes

Obituary of Robert Byrnes

Robert Gerard Byrnes, 48, born December 13, 1972, Bronx, NY. Rob and his family resided in Yonkers, NY, since 1977. Rob attended St. Paul the Apostle Grammar School and Archbishop Stepinac High School. He received an undergraduate degree in Criminal Justice from John Jay College and a Master’s Degree in Physical Education from Queens College. Rob began his career as a police officer in 2000 with the MTA Police. In 2001, he joined the Rye Brook Police Department and in 2007, became Yonkers Police Officer. Since 2012 Rob was a Sergeant in the Yonkers Police Department. Rob is survived by his wife Sheila (nee McGeough), parents Robert M. Byrnes and Kathleen Byrnes (nee Keane), his brother, Raymond (Mariluci) and sister, Valerie (David) Stozki. Adored uncle to 14 nieces and nephews. A cherished nephew to aunts and uncles, and loyal cousin to those in New York and Ireland. Rob was a proud American and loved his Irish heritage, enjoyed his visits to Ireland, especially Counties Mayo and Monaghan. Rob loved jogging, boxing, painting, a good cup of coffee, decent slice of pizza, and chatting with friends on McLean and helping souls in need. “I love my family, my friends, my neighborhood, Yonkers, the Yonkers Police Department, the USA, Ireland and nature and all its beauty.” Robert G Byrnes Memorial Visitation will be held on Thursday, June 24, 2021 from 3:00 - 9:00 P.M. in Hodder Farenga Funeral Home, 899 McLean Avenue, Yonkers, NY 10704 Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, June 25, 2021 at 12:00 P.M. in St. Barnabas Church, Bronx, NY. Please visit, https//, to watch the livestream of the mass

Memorial Visitation

3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday, June 24, 2021
Hodder Farenga Funeral Home
899 McLean Ave
Yonkers, New York, United States
(914) 237-5800


12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Friday, June 25, 2021
St. Barnabas Church
4343 Martha Ave
Bronx, New York, United States
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