Robert J Joynt MD,PhD

Posted on Apr 14th,2012 in 


May 13, 2012 at the age of 86. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Margaret (McGivern) Joynt; sisters, Patricia Olson and Margaret Bushwaller; six children, Robert (Ye-Yeng Wang) Joynt, Patricia (Donald) Goodman, Mary (Edmund) Wodarski, Anne Joynt, Tom (Betsy) Joynt, Kathleen (Michael) Pieper; grandchildren, Robert and Patrick Joynt, Catherine Goodman, Robert and Michael Wodarski, Phoebe and Isabella Joynt, and Madeleine and Lilly Pieper. Dr. Joynt was the founding Chairman of the Department of Neurology at the University of Rochester. He served as Dean of the School of Medicine and Dentistry from 1985-1989, vice provost for health affairs from 1985-1994, and vice president for health affairs from 1989-1994.
Friends are invited to call on Tuesday from 3-5 and 7-9 at the funeral chapel (2305 Monroe Ave.) A Funeral Mass will be Wednesday at 2:00 pm at the Church of the Transfiguration, 50 W. Bloomfield Road, Pittsford. Reception will follow. Private interment. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may contribute to Multiple Sclerosis research at University of Rochester, Box 605, Rochester, NY 14642 or Juvenile Diabetes research at Children’s Diabetes Center at Golisano Children’s Hospital, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14642.

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