Robert C. Sweeney of Cherry Hill, formerly of Pennsauken passed away peacefully surrounded by his family after a long illness on March 8, 2018 at 86 years.
Beloved husband of the late Raefeline "Rae" Sweeney (nee Tedeschi); Devoted father of Robert (Kathleen) Sweeney, Stephen (Patricia) Sweeney, Richard (Lorraine) Sweeney and the late Louis and his wife Roberta Sweeney. Loving grandfather of Raechel, Robert, Ryan, Patrick, Jenna, Louis, Brianna, Stephen, Lauren, Gabrielle and Kristina. Cherished great grandfather of Hannah, Sean, Christopher, Holden, Kiera and Emily.
Prior to retirement Bob worked as an Iron Worker with Union Local #399 of Camden since 1953. He held multiple positions such as Officer in 1971, Business Agent and most recently was promoted to Business Manager in 1983. He was a long time member and Chairman of the Philadelphia District Pension Fund. He was also a proud Veteran of the Navy during the Korean War. He will be remembered most for his love of being with family and how he truly lived his life to the fullest.
Relatives & friends are invited to the Visitation on Tuesday from 5 to 9 PM at Christ Our Light Church, 402 Kings Highway in Cherry Hill. At the request of the family all remaining services and final disposition will be held privately.
In lieu of flowers the family asks kindly for donations in Robert's name to Samaritan Hospice: 5 Eves Dr # 300, Marlton, NJ 08053.