Robert L. “Bob” Eade

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 27 September 2022 at 1:40 pm

WATERPORT – Robert L. “Bob” Eade, 73, died September 25, 2022 in Highland Hospital following a short illness. He was born May 1, 1949 in Bath, NY to Leonard and Alice (Cobb) Eade and had lived in this area for many years.

Bob was the President and Business Manager for the Roofers’ Union Local 20 in Rochester. He was also a member of the Knights of Columbus 4th Degree, and a member and active volunteer of Holy Family Parish in Albion. He enjoyed hunting, golf, loved to fish and took great satisfaction in volunteering working in the food cupboard and for St. Vincent DePaul. He received the greatest joy in helping his wife raise their grandson, Joshua. Mr. Eade was predeceased by his brother, Jim, and his sister, Sandy.

He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Diane; son, Christopher Paul (Maria) Eade of Rochester; daughter, Carrie Eade of Rochester; brothers, Leonard, Fred and John Eade, all of California; sister, Pat Eade of Texas; grandson, Joshua Eade; as well as several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends at the Christopher Mitchell Funeral Home, 21 West Ave., Albion, on Wednesday, Oct. 5, from 2 to 4 p.m. only. Family and friends are invited to attend Bob’s Mass of Christian Burial in Holy Family Parish, on Thursday, Oct. 6, beginning at 9:30 a.m.  Private interment will be held at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Holy Family Parish, 106 S. Main St., Albion, NY, 14411. To share a special memory of Bob, please visit