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April 19, 2013

Robert Michael Vancko


Robert Vancko, husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend will be missed by all.

He is survived by his wife, Candace (Shedd) Vancko; two daughters and their spouses, Kathryn and Brian Coffee and Melissa and Eric Schenk; and a son, Robert Vancko Jr. and his wife, Tika (Svanidze). In addition to his grandchildren, Madison and William Coffee, Giorgi, Levani and Temuri Vancko and Lauren, Benjamin and Daniel Schenk, he is also survived by sisters, Joyce Zimmerman and the Rev. Pamela Sten; and brothers, Gerald Vancko and James Vancko.

Bob will be remembered in a private family gathering later this spring.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the College Foundation for the Candace and Robert Vancko Scholarship, SUNY Delhi, 143 Bush Hall, 454 Delhi Drive, Delhi, NY 13753-4454 or to the SUNY Cobleskill Foundation, 211 Knapp Hall, Cobleskill, NY 12043.

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