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Robert A. Bordonaro, 68, resident of Bronxville, NY since 1997 and member of Saint Joseph’s Catholic Church died on Sunday, March 6, 2022, after battling brain cancer for over eight months. He is survived by Michelle, wife of 25 years and a brother William, a retired Lutheran Pastor. Robert retired three years ago, after working 42 years as a CPA including 33 years (SVP) for The Related Companies, a major international real estate firm. Robert graduated #1 from 3 schools (NYU, JHS and 6th grade) and also earned 96 average at Stuyvesant HS, one of the top high schools in the US. At Related, Robert developed financial projections on 3 bases (cash, tax and GAAP) which enabled the company to raise $1 Billion in capital. Served as Treasurer/VP of Grace Lutheran Church, Astoria, NY (20 years). Attended 8 World’s Fairs spanning period of over 50 years (from NY in ’64 to Milan in’15). Intended to go to Expo ‘20 in Dubai – delayed to 2021 because of COVIS-19, but time ran out. Traveled extensively (Scandinavia, Italy, England, France, Spain, Germany, Canada, Alaska, Hawaii, Japan and China). An auto enthusiast (owner of a ‘65 T-Bird), he maintained a collection of original car catalogs and models spanning over 100 years, as well as World’s Fair memorabilia. Robert also tracked the latest music, movie and bestseller charts for over 60 years.