Robert J. Lotta

Robert Lotta - Rochester Cremation

Robert J. Lotta
7-19-1941 – 5-23-2023

Robert (Bob) J. Lotta, 81 years old, of Rochester, NY, passed away on May 23, 2023 after a long and courageous battle with COPD.

Robert was preceded in death by his parents, Vincent and Carmela, his sisters and brothers Ida, Francis, Patrick, Tony, Donald, Vincent, Carmela, and Theresa, many sisters and brothers-in-law, and his granddaughter Chasity.

Robert is survived by his wife of 34 years, Paula; his three children Tammy (Jay), Robert, Tracy (Mike); “like a son” Tommy (Donna); stepchildren Angela (Bryan), Stephen (Tracy), Timothy (Phaeng); grandchildren Dina (Carmen), John (Candice), Nick (Cheyanne), Savannah (Aaron), Joshua, Brooke, Chase, Cameron, Kaymond, Devon, Kayla (Jeff), Tegan, Cassidy, Anthony, Isabella, Alexis, Stephen, Scott, Harleigh; great-grandchildren Melody, Harper, Cillian, Santino, Kennedy, Joselin, Blake, Jackson, Aubree, and Brantley; and his beloved puppy, Maya.

Robert was born on July 19, 1941, to Vincent and Carmela Lotta in Rochester, NY. After Robert graduated from Jefferson High School in 1960, he worked as a self-employed general contractor for over 50 years. Robert was always helping friends or family with house projects and was known for his willingness to be there for everyone. He loved to coach Vince Lombardi Football and Gates Youth Little League Baseball, and was known as a father figure to many.

Pre-service calling hours will be held Tuesday, May 30, from 10-11 AM at Greece Assembly of God Church, 750 Long Pond Road. Robert’s Celebration of Life Service will follow at 11 AM. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Rochester Adult and Teen Challenge in honor of his granddaughter Chasity. This is a faith-based organization that specializes in helping individuals recover from drug addiction. Donations can be made at (

2 Condolences

  1. Wendy on May 28, 2023 at 9:41 pm

    U all are in my prayers. Uncle Bobby will be missed very much but he will watch over us all as he joins his brothers and sisters and his parents above looking down to watch over us all. He will be pain free.

    • Dagmar Doland on May 29, 2023 at 8:38 am

      Sending condolences to you Paula and all Bob’s children and family. Such a great Freind for many years. Glad I got to see you a couple weeks ago.. Rest in piece my Freind.

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