Robert M. “Bob” Brown, 68, of Penn Yan, passed away Sunday, August 26, 2018, after a brief illness.

Honoring his wishes, there will be no calling hours or services.

Bob was born Oct. 15, 1949, in Elmira to Donald and Beatrice {Easton} Brown. He graduated from high school in Attica. He retired from the New York State Department of Corrections.

He married his life mate and soul mate Carol “Sue” Dombroski, and they recently celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary. Bob’s favorite thing was spending time with his wife and his fur baby Zoey.

He is survived by his wife; sons, Robert (Bryn) Brown and Paul Brown; daughters, Melissa (Mark) Sheil, Jackie Brown, and Molly Brown; a brother, Richard (Julie) Brown; brothers-in-law David Dombroski, Robert Dombroski, Kenneth (Juanita) Dombroski; sisters-in-law Jean Crouse and Shirley Morley; five grandchildren, two aunts, and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

In addition to his parents, Bob was predeceased by his sister, Beverly O’Neil.

Arrangements were entrusted to the Baird Funeral Home, 36 Water St., Dundee. Online condolences can be sent by visiting