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Robert L. Comis
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“Bob was truly a one man band. My sympathies go out to his beloved family. He was taken from us far too soon and will be greatly missed. I knew him...Read More »
1 of 16 | Posted by: Maureen

“I am deeply saddened by our lost of Bob. Bob and I trained together in the early days of oncology and maintain a friendship for more than 40 years....Read More »
2 of 16 | Posted by: Thomas Griffin - Woodland Hills, CA

“Dear Ginny,I just spoke with my daughter Mia and she told me of Bob's passing. I am so sorry to hear, he was a wonderful man. I still remember of him...Read More »
3 of 16 | Posted by: Joan Wadleigh Curran - PA

“Dear Ginny and family,My thoughts and deepest feelings of sympathy go out to you.I want to share my powerful feelings of gratitude for the...Read More »
4 of 16 | Posted by: Patricia Freeman - Jenkintown, PA

“Dr. Comis is a great man, years ahead of his time. His contributions to oncology clinical research has helped save countless lives. I had the...Read More »
5 of 16 | Posted by: Gary Kao - Philadelphia, PA

“I first met Bob as a piano playing medical student in Albany, NY. As fate would have it, years later I became his Oncology Nurse Practitioner at the...Read More »
6 of 16 | Posted by: Alicia Fitzpatrick - HHI, SC

“My condolences to the whole family.He was a leader in the world of oncology. Not fearful of thinking out-of-the-box. He was my first oncology...Read More »
7 of 16 | Posted by: A friend

“I didn't know Dr. Comis but am lucky to know his son, Anthony, through my daughter, Erin. My sympathies to the Comis family. Best regards, Julie...Read More »
8 of 16 | Posted by: Julie Lawson - Flourtown, PA

“Bob spent his life caring for the cancer patients, from the early years at the National Cancer Institute and then at his first Academic appointment...Read More »
9 of 16 | Posted by: Renzo Canetta, MD - Madison, CT

“Bob was my classmate at Catholic High and fellow footballer. His medical recommendations on my cancer helped my survival. Thank you for the extra...Read More »
10 of 16 | Posted by: Frank Jones - Troy, NY

“My sincere condolences to the family. May the God who binds up the brokenhearted and comforts all who mourn, sustain your family during this...Read More »
11 of 16 | Posted by: Mrs. Lynch - Bear, DE

“Bob and I were classmates in high school and roommates at Fordham University. He made friends easily, played the piano skillfully, and was very...Read More »
12 of 16 | Posted by: Ed Pawlusiak - Montreal, QC

“Bob and I were classmates from kindergarten thru high school. He was a great guy, very bright, friendly and a very good musician. My sympathies go...Read More »
13 of 16 | Posted by: A friend

“Dear Ginny and family:Extending my deepest sympathy.Fond memories of Bob in the early days of FCCC. May good memories be a source of strength for all...Read More »
14 of 16 | Posted by: Sharyn Shill - Philadelphia, PA

“Gone too soon, Bob had so much more to give. An artist himself, a supporter of the arts and a tremendous human being. A gifted raconteur and medical...Read More »
15 of 16 | Posted by: David McFadden - Westlake, CA

“Terrible loss for the cancer research community. Loved him, sad beyond words. God bless the Comis family ”
16 of 16 | Posted by: Patricia Dugan - Philadelphia, PA

Robert was born on July 16, 1945 and passed away on Wednesday, May 10, 2017.

Robert was a resident of Pennsylvania.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend his viewing on Sunday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. and again on Monday morning from 8:00 to 10:00 am. at the ANGELONE FUNERAL HOME INC. 501 Easton Road Willow Grove 215-659-0202. Funeral Mass will be on Monday morning 10:30 am. at St. David's Church 316 Easton Rd. Willow Grove. Interment Lawnview Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers donations in his memory can be to Foundation ECOG-ACRIN cancer research group 1818 Market St. Suite 1100 Phila PA 19103. www.ecog-acrin.org.

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