Robert ‘Bob’ Nuzzi of East Hampton Dies November 28 - 27 East

Robert ‘Bob’ Nuzzi of East Hampton Dies November 28

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Robert ‘Bob’ Nuzzi

Robert ‘Bob’ Nuzzi

authorStaff Writer on Nov 30, 2023

Robert “Bob” Nuzzi of East Hampton died on November 28 after a brief illness. He was 81.

Born on July 7, 1942, he was raised in the Bronx, in the shadow of Yankee Stadium.

He was a lifelong Yankees fan. He and his dad would enjoy many games together, and he later shared that love with his grandchildren.

Shortly after he married his wife of 55 years, Rosemarie, they moved to East Hampton, where his career journey and love for science (he held a Ph.D. in marine microbiology) brought him as an employee of the New York State Ocean Science Lab in Montauk.

From 1970 on, they made East Hampton their home, where they cherished their family, friends, community and the natural beauty of what makes the area so special.

After a career working for the Suffolk County Department of Health for almost three decades, he retired to become a full-time grandfather. Cherished by those he left behind, he will be deeply missed.

He is survived by his wife Rosemarie; sons Chris and Eric Nuzzi; daughters-in-law Sandy and Vicky Nuzzi; grandchildren C.J., Joseph, John, Anthony, Jack, Henry and Leo Nuzzi; and nephew James Birdseye.

A funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, December 2, at 10 a.m. at Most Holy Trinity Church in East Hampton.

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