Obituary of Robert Walter Skwarek
Robert Walter Skwarek
Robert Walter Skwarek, 76 of Ortley Beach, NJ, and Naples, FL, passed away at home surrounded by his loving family on Thursday, February 15, 2018.
Bob was born on June 14, 1941 in Newark, NJ. He received his engineering degree from Newark College of Engineering and worked at PSE&G until his retirement in 2011.
Bob was passionate about life and truly lived every day to its fullest. In his early years, he played in numerous bands and venues across the country. Throughout his life, he enjoyed spending time outdoors with his family and friends at the Jersey Shore and more recently in Naples, Florida. Whether it was playing tennis, spending time at the beach or going boating, jet skiing and fishing, Bob was always up for having fun, trying something new, and making others laugh and feel welcomed.
Bob was predeceased by his parents, Walter and Stella Skwarek, his brother, Richard Skwarek, sister-in-law, Donna Skwarek, and infant daughter, Sharon.
He is survived by his loving wife, Rita Skwarek of Ortley Beach, NJ, daughters Barbara Krivanek of Union, NJ, Cindy Caperelli and husband Chad of Downingtown, PA, Lauren Anderson and husband Rob of Downingtown, PA and four adored grandchildren; Christopher (12) and Cameron (10) Caperelli, and 3-year-old twins, Aidan and Alexis Anderson, as well as numerous loving nieces, nephews, and cousins.
A Memorial Mass will be held on Friday, February 23rd at 10 am at St. Pio of Pietrelcina Church, 1100 Grand Central Ave., Lavallette, NJ.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Bob’s name may be made to The American Brain Tumor Association, 8550 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., Suite 550, Chicago, IL 60631-3225.
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