Obituary of Robert B. Guillaume
Rotterdam- Robert “Bob” B. Guillaume, age 73, died unexpectedly on July 7, 2023. Bob was born in Buffalo the late Wilfred and Dorothy (Gunthrup) Guillaume. Robert spent his adult life in the Capital District. As a child he and his family followed his dad along to various military bases including Puerto Rico, Texas and the Dakotas.
Bob was an architect at kW Mission Critical Engineering since 2015. Prior to that he worked at EYP as an architect from 1976 until the mid-2000’s.
Bob loved spending time with his daughter and granddaughter, playing golf with his friends (The Loopers), listening to music, & going out to dinner. He and Cathy enjoyed traveling, going to concerts and stand-up comedians. He never met a game of trivia he could not win.
Bob married his high school sweetheart, Susan (Berghela) Guillaume and was married to her for 47 years until her passing in 2014. He then remarried Cathy Stealey-Ayala in 2017.
He has one daughter Amy (Guillaume) Conway age 55 and one granddaughter Emily Conway 22. He is survived by 3 brothers John, Chuck & Rick Guillaume.
Family and friends are invited and may call on Monday, July 17, 2023, from 10-11:30am to the W.J. Lyons Funeral Home, 1700 Washington Avenue. Burial immediately following in Memory Garden Cemetery, Colonie. Please feel free to not wear black. Bob never wore black and in fact loved pinks and blues and greens. Everyone is welcome to the Troy Beer Garden, 2 King Street, Troy, for food, drinks and the sharing of funny Bob stories following the burial.
Memorial contributions can be made in Bob’s Memory to the Mohawk Hudson Humane Society, 3 Oakland Ave, Menands, NY 12204 or to the family for funeral/memorial expenses at https://gofund.me/c39ca4fe
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