Robert J Schwenk

August 1, 1925 ~ January 30, 2009 (age 83) 83 Years Old


Robert J. Schwenk, 83, of Norristown, PA died Friday, January 30, 2009 at Montgomery Hospital. Born in Norristown, PA he was the husband of Frances (Genuardi) and son of the late Florence (Klehamer) and Ralph Schwenk. A resident of Trooper, PA since 1985, he retired from the US Postal service with over 30 years and had run the Gywnedd Post office for 17 years. He graduated from Norristown HS and attended Wofford College, Spartansburg, SC as an Air Force Cadet. He served in the Army Air Force in Saipan in the 500th Bomb Squad of the 20th Air Force on a lead bomber of B-29's. After the war was over, he dropped supplies to US servicemen held as prisoners of war by Japan. An avid family man, he enjoyed reading, puzzles, gardening and crabbing. In addition to his wife, he is survived by children: Robert Schwenk, of Trooper, Sharon Carroll, of Trooper, Donna (Jim) Varvaris, of Oaks, grandchildren Amanda, Christopher, and Timothy Carroll, brother William Schwenk, and brother in law, Vincent 'Jiim' Genuardi, of Jeffersonville. Relatives and friends may call Wednesday, February 04, 2009, 8:30 am - 9:30 am at the Caramenico FH Inc., Main & Walnut Sts., Ntn., PA. Funeral Mass at 10 AM from St. Francis of Assisi Church, W. Marshall & Buttonwood Sts., Norristown PA. Entombment St. Patrick's Cemetery, Dekalb Pike, E Norriton, PA.

Funeral Home:
Caramenico Funeral Home
403 E Main St
Norristown, PA
US 19401


Wednesday, February 4, 2009
St. Patrick's Cemetery
2400 Dekalb Pike
East Norriton, PA 19401
Phone: 610-272-4385


Wednesday, February 4, 2009
8:30AM - 9:30AM
Caramenico Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc.
403 E. Main St.
Norristown, PA 19401
Phone: (610) 275-7777


Wednesday, February 4, 2009
10:00AM - 11:00AM
St. Francis of Assisi Church
600 Hamilton St (Rectory)
Norristown, PA 19401
Phone: 610-272-0402

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