Robert Drain

Robert J. Drain

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Lt. Robert “Bobby” J. Drain, age 74, of Yonkers, NY passed away early Saturday morning, December 5, 2020.
He was the son of Capt. William J. Drain of the YFD and Eileen P. Drain.

Bobby’s warmhearted, giving nature and sense of humor was always felt by all. Throughout his storied 38 year career as a Yonkers firefighter, he was highly decorated for his heroism and unflinching courage. As people fled the burning building, Bobby ran in. Known as a hero and all around great man to many, he will be greatly missed.

Bobby is survived by his loving wife Nancy, his children Taylor, Richard, TaraLynn, Christian, Erica and Kelley. Bobby is also survived by his adoring 5 grandchildren as well as his brother Eugene J. Drain, retired YPD. Bobby was predeceased by his brother William J. Drain Jr. and his grandson Edward Christian DeGuisto IV.

Visitation will be at the Flynn Memorial Home, on Tuesday, December 8th from 4PM – 8PM. Please be aware that there is a limit of 25 people in the funeral home at any one time and masks are required are all times.

A Mass will be held at the Annunciation Church, 475 Westchester Avenue, Crestwood on December 9th at 10AM.

Interment will be immediately following burial at Gate of Heaven in Valhalla.

The family graciously requests that donations be made to the American Heart Association ( in lieu of flowers.

Flynn Memorial Home, Inc.
1652 Central Park Avenue
Yonkers, NY 10710
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  • Visitation

    Tuesday, December 8th, 2020 | 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Tuesday, December 8th, 2020 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Flynn Memorial Home - Central Park Ave.
    1652 Central Park Avenue
    YONKERS, NY 10710
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    In lieu of flowers Roberts family request a donation be made in his name to the American Heart Association ( -------- Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, the number of visitors to the wake including family is limited to 25 people. Once capacity is reached within the funeral home it will be necessary for guests to wait outside in the parking lot until it is safe to enter. Masks are required at all times in the building. The Drain family thanks you for your patience and understanding during this difficult time.

  • Service

    Wednesday, December 9th, 2020 | 10:00am
    Wednesday, December 9th, 2020 10:00am
    Annunciation Church
    470 Westchester Avenue
    YONKERS, NY 10710
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  • Interment

    Gate of Heaven Cemetery
    10 W. Stevens Ave.
    HAWTHORNE, NY 10532
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Private Condolence

Anthony Gallo

Posted at 02:08pm
Anthony Gallo and Family
It has been my pleasure to have known Bobby and to have considered him a close friend.
My deepest condolences to Nancy and Taylor, and of course Eugene.
Be strong Gene.

David Fetter

Posted at 09:22am
I’m so sorry for your families loss Nancy and Taylor. Stay close Pink sneaker Dave

Bob and Dodie Santa Morena

Posted at 12:01pm
So sorry for your loss. Bobby and I go back to elementary school. He was truly a great guy and a gentleman.

New York Police & Fire Retiree Assoc.

Posted at 08:47am
From the members of the New York Police & Fire Retiree Assoc.
From the members:
Bob, May You Rest in Peace.
To the family:
The membership is sorry for your loss.

Frank&Ellen Heske

Posted at 07:54pm
67 years ago Paul,Frank,Bob P and you were the 4 aces. Now we are only a pair of aces. You will be missed my friend. Prayers for you and your family. Our memories will always be with me. Frank and Ellen

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