Retirees Association

J. Robert Suriano, 93, Associate Dean for Admissions and Student Affairs, School of Medicine

Robert Suriano

J. Robert Suriano Ph.D., 93, formerly of Kettering, Ohio, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2024.

Beloved husband of 64 years to Joan (nee Riden); loving father of Robert (Hildreth), John (Candace), and Jim (Stephanie); grandfather of Gretchen, Alex, Anne-Marie, Joe, Frank, Mary-Jane, Isaac, Esther-Mae, and Sarah; great-grandfather of eight.

Bob received his B.S. from Fordham University, his M.S. from Indiana University and his Ph.D. from University of Pennsylvania. He was a longtime professor, having been employed at the University of Vermont, the National Institutes of Health, St. Louis University, the Medical College of Ohio at Toledo, Wright State University, the University of Cincinnati, and the University of Dayton. He was the first Associate Dean for Admissions and Student Affairs at the WSU School of Medicine.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2024, 11 a.m., at St. Ladislas Church, 2345 Bassett Road, Westlake, OH 44145. Interment private.