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Robert Lawrence Chironna

February 7, 1952 December 14, 2017
Robert Lawrence Chironna
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Robert Lawrence Chironna, age 65 of Farragut, Tennessee, died on December 14, 2017, at Parkwest Hospital. He bravely battled a brief and brutal cancer. Robert was born in Queens, New York and raised in Jericho, L.I. He gave his life to Christ at age 9 at VBS. He was a member of Cedar Springs Presbyterian Church. Robert was a graduate of Jericho High School, Houghton College, and New York Medical College. He completed his medical residency at The Rusk Institute/NYU Langone Health Center in New York City. He was a Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Specialist at Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center for 31 years. He was a member of Knoxville Academy of Medicine and The Christian Medical and Dental Association. He was also a member of the local Gideons International. Dr. C was an avid artist, photographer, and traveler. His landscape paintings have given people joy and inspiration. His travels with family have taken him worldwide. Robert is preceded in death by father, Zola Lawrence Chironna and mother, Elva Travis Chironna. He was an only child. He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Barbara Haviland Chironna, as well as children Amy (John) Taylor, Christopher Chironna, and Andrew (Agnes) Chironna, and two grandsons, Logan and Caleb Taylor. A Celebration of Life service will be at 4pm on Sunday, at Cedar Springs Presbyterian Church. Family will receive friends immediately following the service. Graveside services will be private. In lieu of flowers, please send memorial gifts to Free Medical Clinic of America, 6209 Chapman Highway, Knoxville, TN 37920, or Young Williams Animal Center, 3201 Division Street, Knoxville, TN 37919. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel 11915 Kingston Pike is serving the Chironna family.

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