Albany - Robert Charles Bethea, born on October 3, 1990, has on February 7, 2018 gone to sit at the right hand of our Lord, alongside his identical twin brother Sean.
He is survived by his parents, Ian and Rachelle Bethea; his grandmothers, Wilhelmina Bethea and Ruth-May Dahl. Susan Yelenik his care provider of ten plus years, as well as one Uncle, four Aunts, two grand-aunts, one grand-uncle and 12 first cousins also survive him.
Robbie, having experienced as many hospitalizations as he had years on this Earth, became known and was loved by the medical community at the Albany Medical Center. Especially the E.D. and the Medical ICU. The family would also like to acknowledge and thank the Albany Fire and Police Departments and Mohawk Ambulance Service for all the times they answered the call and came to the rescue.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend his calling hours on Thursday, February 15, 2018 from 5 to 8 p.m. at New Comer Cremations & Funerals, 343 New Karner Road, Colonie, NY. A Remembrance Service will follow at 8 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Journeys Program at Albany Medical Center, c/o Dr. Joanne Porter: MC-24, 43 New Scotland Avenue, Albany, NY 12208 in Honor of Robbie Bethea.