Robert Frederick Katz, 80, of Newton Centre, September 10, 2019. Loving husband of 56 years of Sandra E. (Siders) Katz. Devoted father of Scott (Jill) Katz and Sharon (Peter) Kline. Proud grandfather of Griffin, Justin, Alyssa, Derek and Samantha. Robert was a graduate of Boston Latin School, Harvard University and Columbia University. Service at Temple Beth Shalom, 670 Highland Ave., Needham on Friday, September 13, 2019, at 9:30 am. Interment to follow at Sharon Memorial Park. Memorial observance will be held at Temple Beth Shalom following interment until sundown. Donations may be made in Robert’s memory to the charity of one’s choice.