Robert M. Siff

Palm Beach Daily News - - FRONT PAGE -

Robert M. Siff, 94, of Palm Beach died on Tues­day, Sept. 11, 2018, ac­cord­ing to the Bos­ton Globe.He had been pres­i­dent and chief ex­ec­u­tive of­fi­cer of B-W Footwear, Am­bas­sador Shoe and BWA In­ter­na­tional.

He was the son of Harry and Amy (Aron­son) Siff and the son of Harry and Charlotte (Rob­bins) Siff. He was raised in Worces­ter,

Mass., be­fore mov­ing to Palm Beach in 2005.

Af­ter com­plet­ing his fresh­man year at Brown Univer­sity, he en­listed in the U.S. Army and was a mem­ber of the 95th In­fantry Di­vi­sion un­der Gen. Ge­orge Pat­ton. He landed and fought in Nor­mandy and the Bat­tle of the Bulge, and lib­er­ated two con­cen­tra­tion camps. He earned the Bronze Star.

Fol­low­ing the war, he com­pleted his ed­u­ca­tion at Brown Univer­sity.

He is sur­vived by his wife, Shirley (Shrago) Siff; a son, Lawrence Siff and his wife, Joan of New­ton, Mass.; a daugh­ter, Karen Ann Siff-Exkorn and her hus­band Franklin Exkorn of Sparkhill, N.Y.; and four grand­chil­dren. He was pre­de­ceased by his brothers, Ron­ald and Michael Siff.

Funeral ser­vices will be held at 11 a.m. Thurs­day in Worces­ter.

Miles Funeral Home of Holden is in charge of ar­range­ments. Burial will be in B’Nai Brith Ceme­tery.

Mr. Siff

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