Robert J. Schreibeis

26 Jul 2020 | 04:15

Robert (Biff) J. Schreibeis of Florida, N.Y., entered into rest on Friday July 24, 2020. He was 71 years old.

The son of John F. and Josephine Sieczek Schreibeis, he was born on April 2, 1949, in Goshen.

He was a lifetime resident, local businessman and the current owner and operator for more than 50 years of Schreibeis Trucking & Excavating in the Village of Florida.

Bob was current chairman of the Board of Fire Commissioners for the Florida Fire District, which was very dear to his heart. He served on the Village of Florida Zoning Board since 2005.

He was on the Board of Directors for the National Bank of Florida and Regional Board of Directors of Provident Bank. He also served as a member of the Orange County Industrial Development Agency (IDA) and a Board of Director of the Goshen Historic Track.

He was known for being one who spoke his mind. His strength and dedication to being a successful businessman held true to the very end. He loved the village he lived in and wanted nothing but the best for it, which was shown by all the boards and committees that he served on.

Bob was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. His generosity to his family and community will be truly missed.

He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Rosemarie; sons Robert J. Schreibeis Jr. and wife Karryn; John Schreibeis and wife Sonya; grandson Blake; granddaughters, Riley, Madison and Mikaelah.

He was predeceased by his son James M. Schreibeis.

Visitation was held July 27 at T.S. Purta Funeral Home, 22 Glenmere Ave., Florida.

A funeral mass was held July 28 at St. Joseph Church, 20 Glenmere Ave., Florida. The funeral mass was live streamed, with the link found on the funeral home’s website.

Burial was held in St. Joseph Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Florida Fire Department, PO Box 600, Florida, New York 10921

Funeral arrangements were under the direction of the T.S. Purta Funeral Home.

To send a condolence online, please go to www.purtafuneralhome.com.