Robert G. Schroeder of Freeport, NY passed away Sunday, August 23, 2020 at the age of 73 years. He passed peacefully surrounded by family after a lengthy illness. Survived by loving wife Tracy, sons Gerald (Jackie), Todd (Sarah), Christopher, and Patrick (Nancy). Predeceased by sons Keith and Jeffrey, brothers William and Jack, parents Harry and Valerie. Proud Grandfather of John, Jeremy, Will and Olivia. Loving brother to Barbara and Hank. Rob as his family knew him, proudly served his country in the U.S. Army, in the Republic of Viet Nam, the 23rd. Infantry (Americal) Division from 1967 – 1969. He started his career at the age of 17 at Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, NY, returning there after his discharge from the service, working his way up to Asst. Vice President for personal insurance, from which he retired. He was a lifelong avid Rangers Hockey fan. Funeral Mass Friday, August 28, 2020 at 10:00AM, at Saint Christopher R.C. Church, 11 Gale Ave. Baldwin, NY 11510. Interment, St. Charles Cemetery, Farmingdale, NY.