Nezelek, Robert J.
Robert Julius Nezelek, W2CNS died peacefully on March 8, 2022 after a long battle with Alzheimer’s. He is predeceased by his wife Susan Helen, son Robert John, parents and brothers Donald and Thomas. He is survived by his daughter, Wendy Budi, son in law Csaba Budi and grandson Tomas R. Budi and several cousins and nieces and nephews.
Born on August 6, 1941 in Binghamton, NY, Robert was the first child of Julius B. Nezelek and Julia L. Nezelek (Placek). He graduated from Johnson City High School in 1959 and attended Clarkson College. Graduating from Clarkson in 1964 with a BS in Electrical Engineering, Robert moved to Rochester, NY in 1964 and began his career at General Dynamics.
On November 5, 1965 Robert married Susan Helen Mustee in New York Mills. They were married for forty four years. Robert was an avid HAM radio operator for over fifty years. He worked for Harris RF Communications in Rochester for over thirty years, retiring in 2006. He later consulted until finally retiring in 2013. Robert loved to travel and play on his ham radio. He was a loving father, husband, grandfather and friend.
Donations may be made in Robert’s name to a place of one’s choice.
Calling hours will Thursday March 10th4-7 p.m. at Jarmusz Cotton Funeral Home (26 Maple Ave. Victor, NY). Robert’s Funeral Mass will be celebrated Friday March 11th, at 10a.m. in St. Stanislaus Church (1124 Hudson Ave. Rochester, NY). Interment St. Patrick’s Cemetery.