SHARKEY, Robert J. Of Horseheads, NY passed away peacefully on Friday, October 16, 2015 at the age of 78. Bob was born November 19, 1936 in Saranac Lake, NY to the late Edmund and Ruby Vincent Sharkey. Bob is predeceased by his first wife of 35 years, Phyllis C. Sharkey, daughter-in-law, Nancy H. Tice and siblings Isadore, Frannie, Angie and Bev. He is survived by his wife and best friend of 12 years, Ruth (Tice) Sharkey; children, Robert E. Sharkey, Ken J. Bell, Mike (Bev) Bell, Pat (Rick) Standing, Ronald J. Tice Jr., and Diana (Wayne) Tice. Also, his 4th son, Wayne Golden; grandchildren, Matthew, Kimberly, Ricky, Jennifer, Kelley, Andrew, Sarah, and Greg; seven great grandchildren; brother Vincent (Mel) Sharkey and other extended family members. Bo-Bo will be greatly missed by his Loving Family and Friends. Bob served his country honorably with the US Marine Corps from 1954-1958 and was retired from Olin Chemical in Rochester, NY. Bob joined the Fraternal Order of Eagles in 1972 in Rochester, being very proud and active member till the end, and presently an active member at Horseheads #3818 and Dual Member of Rochester #52 and Johnson City #2644. Bob was also a member of the American Legion Post 422 in Horseheads and actively worked Bingo, keeping everyone on their toes with his "Good Humor". The family will welcome relatives and friends to Bob's Mass of Christian Burial at Ss. Peter and Paul Church, Elmira, NY on Saturday, October 31, 2015 at 11:30 AM. Rev. Richard Farrell will officiate. There will be Military honors immediately following the mass. In lieu of flowers those wishing to remember Bob please consider memorials to CareFirst, 3805 Meads Creek Rd., Painted Post, NY 14870-9509.