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Obituary for Robert J. Fiel

Robert "Bob" J. Fiel of Springville, NY passed away on Saturday, November 4, 2023 at his residence at the age of 91.

He was born on March 16, 1932 in Buffalo, NY and was the son of the late John and Mary (Crumb) Fiel. He was a United States Navy Korean War Veteran and served from 1952-1953. He loved to read, teach and the opera.

Bob was a biochemical pharmacologist for 30+ years for Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo.

His wife, Elizabeth (Jelics) Fiel whom he married on September 1, 1956 in Buffalo, passed away on December 16, 2022.

He is survived by his children: Sandy Emerling of Boston, NY, Eric (Donna) Fiel of Mary Esther, FL, Cathy (Tony) Picone of Springville and Paul Fiel of Maryland; his grandchildren: Evan, Chloe, Olivia, Jonathan, Stephanie, Andy, Kevin, Corey and Austin; his great-grandchildren: Collins, Kershaw, Brooks, Gibson and Reid; also survived by several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents and his wife, Bob is preceded in death by his daughter, Jenny Fiel and his sister, Betty (Ted) Dixon.

There will be no calling hours. A private service will be held at the convenience of the family with final interment to be held in St. John the Baptist Cemetery in Boston, NY.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Association, 200 Vesey Street, 28th Floor, New York, NY 10281 or to Hospice Buffalo, Inc., 225 Como Park Blvd, Buffalo, NY 14227.