Robert E. Lander, age 93, of Anderson Avenue, Warwick, passed away on Monday, October 7, 2019 at Kent Hospital. He was the husband of Shirley (Rivers) Lander. They were married for 67 years.
Born in Cambridge, Mass., a son of the late Norman and Emily (Rolls) Lander, he lived in Warwick since 1958. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and earned a bachelor’s degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Mr. Lander was employed as a chemical engineer at Herzog Hart Engineering in Boston, retiring in 1998.
In addition to his wife he is survived by three sons, Mark A. Lander of Guam, Steven D. Lander of Warwick and Todd R. Lander of North Kingstown, and a grandson, Jeff K. Lander of Maui, Hawaii. He was the brother of the late Walter, Horace, William and David Lander, Grace Kramer and Irene Corrado.
His funeral services will be private. Burial with military honors