Robert E. Westgate

NAPLES — Robert E. Westgate, 72, of Naples and formerly of Sebring, Fla., died June 21, 2011 at his home.

He was born in Portsmouth, N.H. on Oct. 6, 1938, a son of Raymond and Evelyn Westgate. For 25 years, Bob was the chef/manager of the Village Cafe in Portland. He was the owner/operator of Just-A-Diner in Sanford. Bob loved hunting and rooting for the N.Y. Yankees.

He was predeceased by his parents; sisters, Marjorie Rand, Gladys Canfield and Evelyn Leriche; brothers, Leslie Westgate and Ralph Westgate.

Surviving are his wife of 31 years, Gloria; two sons, David Wallace of Arcadia, Fla. and Michael Wallace of Frostproof, Fla.; three sisters, Arlene Forkell of Hutchinson, Kan., Barbara Genthner of Brooksville, Fla. and Betty Foss of Middletown, R.I.; two brothers, Donald Westgate of Spring Hill, Fla. and Kenneth Genthner of Philadelphia, Pa.; four granddaughters; six great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Visiting hours were held on Tuesday followed by a brief memorial service at Hall Funeral Home, 165 Quaker Ridge Road, Casco. Online condolences may be left for the family at hallfuneralhomeinc.com

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to: the Salvation Army, 297 Cumberland Ave., P.O. Box 3575, Portland, ME 04104.

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