Age 45, a Batavia native having returned from 12 years in North Carolina died peacefully Tuesday August 10, 2010 at United Memorial Medical Center. He was born December 30, 1964 in Batavia to Patricia (Panepento) Bermingham of Batavia and the late Donald J. Bermingham also preceded in death by his uncle Charles "Sonny" Panepento. He was Vice President of Operations with US LEC/ Paetech. Robert participated in the APA Pool League in North Carolina, played with the Genesee Creamers Rugby team in Batavia. He was an avid outdoorsman especially hunting and fishing. In the years spent in the South Robert adopted true "Southern Hospitality" always with a smile on his face and a kind word for everyone. Although his life on earth was short, he lived every day to the fullest and had a deep love for family and friends.
Surviving along with his mother, Patricia is his loving son Joshua R. Bermingham of NC; his former wife and son's mother Lynn Lambreth of NC; his dear sisters Julie Bermingham of Rochester and Kelly Bermingham of Batavia; girlfriend Kimberly Southwick of NC; aunts Marguerite Lachnict, MaryJane (Gary) Keifer, Elizabeth Hakes, Rita (Joseph) Potwora, Shirley Bermingham all of Batavia & Rose (Richard) Wright of LeRoy along with many cousins.
Visitation will be Saturday Aug. 14 from 6-8 PM and Sunday Aug. 15 from 3-7 PM at the Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral & Cremation Chapel, LLC 4120 West Main Street Road Batavia, New York 14020. Please join the family to celebrate a Mass of Christian Burial 9:30 AM Monday Aug. 16 at Resurrection Parish (St. Joseph's Site). Entombment will be in the Father T. Bernard Kelly Mausoleum at St. Joseph's Cemetery. Memorials in his memory can be made to Genesee Cancer Assistance, Inc. 16 Bank Street Batavia, NY 14020 of a charity of the donor's choice.
Arrangements completed by the Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral & Cremation Chapel, LLC 4120 West Main Street Road Batavia, New York 14020 ~ For more information please call Michael at (585)343-7500.