Robert Lawrence Unger

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Born in New York, NY on April 27, 1940

Departed on March 30, 2020 and resided in Ossining, NY

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Robert L Unger of Chappaqua, New York passed away on Monday March 30 at Phelps Hospital in Tarrytown, NY.  Born in the Bronx on April 27, 1940, Robert was the oldest son of Oscar and Gertrude (Rozensweig) Unger.  He attended Allegheny College in Meadville, PA and obtained his MBA from Columbia University in New York.  After graduating college, Robert joined the United States Army Reserves.  Robert’s professional career was highlighted by holding executive roles in the Consumer Health Care division of Pfizer in Manhattan. After retiring, Robert enjoyed teaching, politics and travelling before eventually moving to Briarcliff Manor. Robert is predeceased by his wife of 51 years, Susan (Plovnick) Unger.  He is survived by their three sons: Jonathan M. Unger of Topsfield, MA (wife Kelley), Kenneth J. Unger of South Portland, ME (wife Jennifer Cote and son Zander), and Brian S. Unger of Clifton Park, NY (wife Jennifer and sons Max and Ezra). Robert is also survived by his brother Arthur C. Unger of Danbury, CT (wife Lois Unger and sons Adam and Peter). A memorial service will be held in Robert's honor at a future date.

Guestbook Entries

  1. Jeff Ploetz (friend of Brian) March 31, 2020 at 5:49 pm - Reply

    Prayers to the Unger family 🙏🏻

  2. Gail Kogan March 31, 2020 at 7:11 pm - Reply

    Wishing you peace and comfort in the coming days.

  3. Gail Kogan March 31, 2020 at 7:14 pm - Reply

    Sending deepest sympathy. Wishing you peace and comfort in the coming days.

  4. Bhushan Chitanand March 31, 2020 at 8:51 pm - Reply

    My deepest condolences, and prayers for the Unger family.

  5. Eleanor Collins March 31, 2020 at 9:17 pm - Reply

    Sending condolences from Aunt Eleanor.

  6. Christopher Turner March 31, 2020 at 11:11 pm - Reply

    May his memory be a blessing to you always.

  7. Michael Bieber April 1, 2020 at 11:58 pm - Reply

    Condolences to the whole Unger family. Fond memories of him when I was a kid into adulthood.

  8. Andrew Collins April 2, 2020 at 1:47 pm - Reply

    Truly sorry for your loss.

  9. Roy Adkins April 4, 2020 at 12:16 pm - Reply

    Our thoughts are with the Unger family as I remember a man that I knew from when I was a boy. Good humoured and kind, may he rest in peace.

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