February 23, 1936 - September 23, 2015
Robert “Bob” P. Schweikert, 79, of Greensburg, formerly of New Castle, passed away Tuesday, September 23, 2015 at the Redstone Highlands Senior Care. He was born February 23, 1936 in New Castle, a son of the late Paul and Elma (Rickel) Schweikert. He was a Regional Sales Manager for New Castle Battery Manufacturing Company and retired after 37 years. Bob was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Irwin where he had served as an elder. He loved woodworking, theater and classical music and was a member of the Westmoreland Choral Society of Greensburg for 25 years. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife of over 56 years Sylvia “Sue” (Skaggs) Schweikert; and sister in law Patti Schweikert. He is survived by his daughters Linda Baker of Centerville, OH, Kelly (Gabe) Doman of Jeannette and Heidi (Troy) Berger of Greensburg; 8 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; brothers Thomas (Patricia) Schweikert of New Castle, Larry Schweikert of Ellwood City, William (Caroline) Schweikert of Salisbury, MD and Terry (Gladys) Schweikert of Yardley; 26 nieces and nephews; and 28 great nieces and nephews. Friends and family will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the William Snyder Funeral Home, Inc., 521 Main Street, Irwin, 724-863-1200. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday at the First Presbyterian Church in Irwin with Rev. Dr. Ronald Wakeman officiating. Private interment will follow at the Westmoreland County Memorial Park in Greensburg. The family would like to thank the staff at Redstone Highlands and Senior Independence Hospice for their loving care. Memorial contributions can be made to the Redstone Benevolent Care Fund, 6 Garden Center Drive, Greensburg, PA 15601 or the American Cancer Society. For online condolences please visit www.snyderfuneralservices.com.
Robert “Bob” P. Schweikert, 79, of Greensburg, formerly of New Castle, passed away Tuesday, September 23, 2015 at the Redstone Highlands Senior Care. He was born February 23, 1936 in New Castle, a son of the late Paul and Elma (Rickel)... View Obituary & Service Information
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