Robert D. J. Camporeale, Jr.


Robert Douglas-John Camporeale Jr., 52, of Rome, died October 11, 2021. He was born October 29, 1968, in Bronx, NY the son of Robert Douglas- John Sr. and Blanche Lesk Camporeale. Rob served in the Army/Army National Guard from 1987 to 1994. He worked for Central NY DDSO and OMH for 33 years. Rob was a member and treasurer of CSEA and volunteered for Feed the Vets Program. 

He is survived by his fiancé, April Ward; a daughter, Angelina Camporeale; four sons, Nico Camporeale, Antonio Camporeale, Joshua Ward, and Zachary Ward; and five grandchildren, Carson, Parker, Owen, Bryson, and Elizabeth.

Rob fiercely loved his life partner, children, and grandchildren and his German shepherd Magnum. Rob was an avid sports and classic car lover as well.

Funeral services will be held 6 p.m. Saturday at Strong-Burns & Sprock Funeral Home, 7751 Merrick Road, Rome. Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home Saturday from 4 to 6 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Arrangements are entrusted to Prince-Boyd & Hyatt Home for Funerals, Inc., Rome.

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