Robert E. Hosty Sr., 70, a lifelong resident of River Forest, died peacefully on July 20, 2019 surrounded by family in their shared lakeside home in Coloma, Michigan, his favorite place. He attended St. Luke Grammar School and Fenwick High School. He will always be missed and remembered for the good times and loads of laughter he shared.
Robert Hosty is survived by his daughter, Alice Hosty; his siblings, Thomas E. III (Susan), Lawrence (Nancy), PJ (Kathleen), Terrence (Ellen), John (Lissa) and Della Marie Hosty; his former spouse, Peggy Cullerton Hosty; and a close clan of relatives and loyal friends. He is reunited with his son, Robert Emmett Hosty Jr. and his parents, Joan (nee Ryan) and Thomas E. Hosty Jr.
Memorial Visitation will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 8 at River Forest's St. Vincent Ferrer Church, with Mass to follow at 5 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations to Misericordia/Heart of Mercy Village or Starfire Cincy would be appreciated.
Arrangements were handled by Zimmerman-Harnett Funeral Home.
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