Sept. 24, 1942 - Oct.
Published in Winston-Salem Journal on October 26, 2011
Robert (Bob), Fiori, 69, of Lewisville passed away suddenly at home on
Saturday, October 22, 2011. He was born in Philadelphia, PA to Louis and
Catherine (nee Patrizi) Fiori on September 24, 1942.
Bob was a veteran of the US National Guard. He retired after 36 years
from R.J. Reynolds, as Director of National Accounts.
Bob graduated from Cardinal Dougherty High School having distinguished
himself as a star baseball and football player. After attending West Chester
University he was recruited by the LA Dodgers and played in their Minor
He continued as an avid sportsman throughout his life playing golf, watching
sports with his children and heading softball at the Southwest Forsyth
He was a great fan of his children in all of their endeavors.
He was a devoted and loving father, husband, son, brother and friend to
Bob is survived by his wife of 28 years, Donna Sharpe Fiori; his son David
and his daughter, Danielle all of Lewisville; his mother Catherine McHugh
of NJ; a sister, Deborah and her husband Kevin Hogan of New Jersey; mother-in-law,
Alene Cook and husband Bill of Greensboro; father-in-law, Don Sharpe and
wife Shirley of King; brother-in-law Jeff Sharpe of King; and a niece,
Maria Sharpe of King.
A funeral mass will be held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, October 28 at Holy Family
The family will receive friends from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Thursday, October
27 at Hayworth-Miller Silas Creek Chapel.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Fiori's favorite charity,
The Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home, 101 Hospice Lane, Winston-Salem, NC