We are sorry to report that our good friend and former Wings supporter, Robert Mattis, passed away on January 16th surrounded by his family at Overlook Hospital.
Born in Forest Hills, NY, Bob was a securities trader for over 30 years. He was a member and past president of the Security Traders Association of New York (STANY). He was also a member of the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve.
Bob was a true gentleman, a generous friend to the industry, and a loving husband, father and grandfather. He will be greatly missed.
He is predeceased by his brothers Steven and Richard. Bob is survived by his beloved wife, Carol (Cronin) Mattis, his loving sons and their spouses Bob and Karina, Jim and Kim and cherished daughter, Katie Mattis. Also surviving are his dear grandchildren Patrick, Jack, Kevin, Allison, Samantha and Grady, his brother Frank and sister-in-laws’ Paula and Agnes.
A Memorial Mass will be held on Saturday, January 28th at 9:30am at St. Michael's Church, 40 Alden Street, Cranford, NJ.
In lieu of flower donations may be made to Wings Over Wall Street (http://wingsoverwallstreet.org) or the Beaver Lake Memorial Fund (PO Box 133 Allendale, NJ 07401. Donations to Wings may be made on-line or mailed to:
5 Dakota Drive
Lake Success, NY 11042