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Robert Gaita
"Bobby the rock"
July 21, 1946 - October 31, 2011

"A faithful searcher of excitement"

Robert B. Gaita, a lifetime resident of New Rochelle, died on October 31, 2011. He was 65.

Robert was born on July 21, 1946 in New Rochelle, to the late Bruno and Rose (Primerano) Gaita. He served in the Marines during the Vietnam War and was a member of the American Legion in both New Rochelle, and Larchmont. He was a postal worker for over 30 years. He is survived by his wife the former Rosemary Trotta; his children Bruno Gaita, Michael Gaita, Debbie Holmes and John DeGiacomo; his grandchildren Emily, Brandon, Michael, Joseph, Alexandra, Kristina, Sydney, Gregory and Johnny; his aunt, Ella Sia and his nephew Matthew Baffuto. He was predeceased by his sister Mary Sue Baffuto.

Visiting Thursday and Friday 2-4 &7-9pm at Lloyd Maxcy & Sons Beauchamp Chapel, 16 Shea Pl, New Rochelle. Mass Saturday 10:00 AM at St. Joseph's Church. Interment will follow at Rose Hill cemetery.

Published in the the LoHud Journal News on Nov. 2, 2011

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