Robert Harold "Bob" Sisinni



Robert H.

Age 94, of Woodbury, MN Passed away on December 30, 2021, at St. Therese of Woodbury as a result of a fall on December 18. Bob was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, and pianist extraordinaire. He was born on September 3, 1927, in St. Paul, MN, to James and Mary (Margotto) Sisinni. He served in WWII as a Seabee in the Pacific theater. He retired from management at Ingersoll Rand in Bloomington, MN. Bob played the piano from a very young age right up to a few days before his death. He was a life member of the Twin Cities Musician Union and the American Federation of Musicians. His landscaping and interior decorating abilities were hard to match. He even created a Japanese Garden years before they were popular. Bob is survived by his beloved wife of 75 years, Phyllis; children, Dorothy (Richard) Grzywinski, Barbara (George) Cepress, James Sisinni and Roberta (John) Enderby; 9 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren; sister, Anna Leo; and special caregiver, Michael Fitzgerald; as well as many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Mary; brother, Tony; and infant sister, Anna. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 am on Tuesday, January 18, 2022, at Transfiguration Catholic Church, 6133 15th St. N., Oakdale, MN, with a time for visitation one hour before. Masks will be required and due to the Covid-19 pandemic, there will be no luncheon after the service. Inurnment will be private. In lieu of flowers memorials are preferred to Second Harvest Heartland.