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Robert Sweigart

Robert Sweigart EPHRATA Robert "Bob" Sweigart, 23, died Monday, May 19, 2014, at his residence. Born in Ephrata, on October 1, 1990, he was the son of Reese E. Sweigart of Ephrata, and Karen (Redcay) Sweigart of Manheim. Robert attended ELCO High School where he was part of the drum line and active in school musicals as the stage crew manager. He became involved with the Goodwill Fire Co. in Myerstown at age 14 as a junior firefighter, most recently holding the rank of lieutenant. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, lawn work, and landscaping. In addition to his parents, Robert is survived by a brother, Randall "Tastey" Sweigart of Myerstown; girlfriend, Emilee Pfautz of Schaefferstown; paternal grandparents, Warren and Linda Sweigart of Ephrata; and maternal grandmother, Stella Redcay of Ephrata. Funeral services will be held Friday, May 23, 2014, at 4 p.m. at St. Paul's U.C.C., Heidelberg Ave. and Carpenter St., Schaefferstown. Viewings will be at the church Friday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. until the time of the service. Interment will be held at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made payable to the Goodwill Fire Co., 299 W. Washington Ave., Myerstown, PA 17067, designated for the Robert Sweigart Fund on the memo line. Grose Funeral Home, Myerstown, has been entrusted with the arrangements. www.grosefuneralhome.com

Funeral Home

Grose Funeral Home, Inc.
358 W. Washington Ave. Myerstown, PA 17067
717-866-4233

Published in Lebanon Daily News on May 21, 2014
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