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Robert A. Florio

May 24, 1931 - September 17, 2020

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Robert A. “Bob” Florio, 89, of Phoenixville, PA, formerly of Broomall, passed away on September 17, 2020.

Born in Plains, PA in 1931, he was the son of the late Michael and Clara (Siani) Florio.
Bob’s life revolved around his family, his music and his faith. He spent many years playing guitar, piano and a little bit of accordion in bands as well as for family. In his later years, he played piano entertaining patrons at Charlotte’s Restaurant in Newtown Square, PA. Bob established his own accounting business in Broomall, PA later in his professional career and continued to run the business well into his retirement years. Bob was a 4th degree member of the Knights of Columbus and a member of the American Legion for over 70 years. Bob served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War and held the rank of Staff Sergeant.

Bob was the beloved husband of the late Harriet A. (Schwindt) Florio. He was also preceded in death by his granddaughter Hope Florio, siblings Clara, Minnie, Mary and Rose Florio, and Marguerite Ciali, brothers James, Anthony, Joseph and John Florio.

Surviving are his sons Robert M. Florio, James P. Florio and his wife Tammi, Jack L. Florio and his wife Meg, and Steven A. Florio and his wife Michelle; 10 grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.

Private family funeral services will be held from the Corcoran Funeral Home, Inc., 20 South Main Street, Plains, PA 18705, with interment with Military Honors in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Plains.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made in his name to Lankenau Medical Center Foundation, designating the donation to the Cardiovascular Breakthrough Fund, and mailed to Lankenau Medical Center Foundation, Cardiovascular Breakthrough Fund, 100 E. Lancaster Ave., Wynnewood, PA 19096 and online donations to: Lankenau Institute for Medical Research.