Chapel Hill-Robert L. Dorfman, 87, formerly of Gloversville, NY and Jupiter, FL, died peacefully on February 7, 2017. He was born to the late George and Pauline Dorfman on May 21, 1929, in Brooklyn, NY. Bob, a graduate of Syracuse University, Albany Law School and NYU Law School, was an avid golfer, traveler, art collector, and supporter of various charities. An Army veteran, he spent time volunteering at the West Palm Beach VA Medical Center.
Husband of the late Janice (nee Roth), Robert is survived by his two sons, George Dorfman, and wife, Tammy, of Durham, NC, and Elliot Dorfman, and wife, Roberta, of Eagle, CO; his sister, Deedy Goldstick, of New York, NY; and four grandchildren, Garrett, Holly, Jack and Sara Dorfman.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Duke ALS Clinic. Please visit the website at: www.gifts.duke.edu or, checks can be made payable to: Duke ALS Clinic, 932 Morreene Road, Durham, NC 27705.