Robert Selbert

Obituary of Robert W. Selbert

Hilton – Robert W. Selbert (Poppy) passed away on July 8, 2024 at the age of 87. He was predeceased by his parents, Chester W. and Audrey Selbert; brother, David Selbert; sister, Addona Gosson; grandson, Adam R. Knapp; and great-grandson, Brody C. Law.

He is survived by his loving wife of 65 years J. Suzanne Selbert; children, Robin (William) Weber, Nadine (Stuart) Knapp & Kristin (Joseph) Morrissey; grandchildren, Caitlin (Christopher) Law, Chase Weber (future granddaughter-in-law, Laura Gertin), Emily (William) Ross, Arthur (Chelsey) Knapp, Mackenzie Morrissey, and Sydney Morrissey; great-grandchildren, Maeve Law, Roslyn Law, Freya Law, Liam Ross, Gabrielle Ross, and Adam Ross.

Bob was in the US Coast Guard Reserves for 8 years and a retiree of Eastman Kodak, Past Chairman of the Parma GOP, member of the Hilton Masonic Lodge and Trustee at St Paul’s Lutheran Church in Hilton. Bob loved traveling with his wife Sue, boating and sailing.

Most of all Bob enjoyed spending time with his family. His grandchildren and great grandchildren brought him immense joy, pride and laughter. Bob was proud to be a Trustee at St Paul’s with his congregational family.

Family and friends are invited to call on Thursday, July 11, 2024 from 2:30 to 5:30 pm at the Thomas E. Burger Funeral Home, 735 East Avenue, Hilton. Bob’s Funeral Service will be held on Friday, July 12, 2024 at 10:00 am at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 158 East Ave, Hilton, NY 14468. Interment will be held after the Funeral Service in Parma Union Cemetery.  

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St Paul’s Lutheran Church, 158 East Ave., Hilton, NY 14468. (click on the charity name to link to the donation site)



2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Thursday, July 11, 2024
Thomas E. Burger Funeral Home, Inc.
735 East Avenue
Hilton, New York, United States

Funeral Service

10:00 am
Friday, July 12, 2024
St. Paul Lutheran Church
158 East Avenue
Hilton, New York, United States


11:30 am
Friday, July 12, 2024
Parma Union Cemetery
260 Parma Center Rd.
Hilton, New York, United States
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