robert torzilli

5/9/1980 – 5/26/2021

It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of Robert James Torzilli, age 41, who was taken from us far too early on May 26, 2021.

Robert was born on May 9, 1980 in New Rochelle, New York to Robert Charles and Mary Ellen (McLaughlin) Torzilli. He graduated from Mahopac High School and received an Associate’s Degree from Thomkins Cortland.

He worked in construction and was self-employed. Robert was an avid sports enthusiast and a loyal NY Yankees fan. He was an excellent athlete and excelled in all sports, you name it, and he was good at it. He loved his dogs Beau, Max, and Jack and was a huge animal lover. Robert had many interests, he enjoyed art, technology and he was a movie aficionado.

Robert will be greatly missed by everyone who knew and loved him.

Robert is survived by his dearly loved parents, mother, Mary Ellen Torzilli, father Robert and step mother Jacqueline Torzilli. He also leaves behind his beloved sister, Leah Jane Torzilli and many aunts, uncles and cousins.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, June 1, 2021 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Cargain Funeral Home in Carmel, NY.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held to honor and celebrate Robert’s life on Wednesday, June 2, 2021, 10:00 AM at St. James the Apostle Church, 14 Glenieda Avenue, Carmel, NY. Following Mass, Robert will be brought to his final resting place at Raymond Hill Cemetery in Carmel, NY.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Robert’s memory to the Putnam Humane Society (

Funeral arrangements entrusted to Cargain Funeral Homes, Inc., 10 Fowler Ave, Carmel, NY 10512, (845)225-3672