Robert L. Tannert

April 9, 1934 ~ December 8, 2017 (age 83)

Robert L. Tannert, 83, of Newport died Friday, December 8, 2017 at Heatherwood Nursing And Subacute Center of Newport, RI.

Mr. Tannert was born in Sidney, NY, the devoted son of the late Herman and Mary (Fedorak) Tannert.

He leaves his nephews and nieces David J. Tannert, his wife Antonella of Macerata, Italy, Kathryn Tannert Niang of New York, NY, Kathy J. Tannert of Harwich, MA and Sam Tannert of Hamtramck, MI.

He was the brother of the late Herman M. Tannert and uncle of the late Hanns M. Tannert.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, December 16, 2017 at 9:00 AM from the Memorial Funeral Home, 375 Broadway, Newport, RI followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM in St. Lucy's Church, 909 West Main Road, Middletown.

Burial will be in St. Columba Cemetery, Middletown.

Donations may be made to the Wellfeet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary - Mass Audubon ( or the Fish America Foundation (

Cemetery Details

St. Columba Catholic Cemetery
465 Browns Lane
Middletown, RI, 02842


DEC 16. 08:30 AM - 09:30 AM

Memorial Funeral Home

375 Broadway

Newport, RI, US, 02840

Mass of Christian Burial

DEC 16. 10:00 AM

St. Lucy's Church

909 West Main Road

Middletown, RI, US, 02842

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