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Robert C. Schwoyer
2014-02-24

          Robert C. Schwoyer, age 82, formerly of Harleysville, died Saturday, Feb. 22, at Grand View Hospital, where he had been a patient since Feb. 19.  He was the husband of H. Lorraine (Delp) Schwoyer.  The couple would have been married 62 years on March 29, 2014.

          Born in Perkiomen Heights, he was the son of the late Harvey A. and Helen K. (Moll) Schwoyer.  Robert graduated from the former East Greenville High School, class of 1949.

          Robert was inducted into the Army on his 21st birthday. He served during the Korean War in the 101st Airborne Division.  Recently Robert was honored, along with hundreds of others, with a medal for his dedicated service during the Korean War

          Mr. Schwoyer was employed by Merck Sharpe & Dohme Inc. for 41 years, where he was Mgr. of the Display Dept.  This employment gave him the opportunity to travel the US, setting up displays for medical conventions.

          As a young man, he played football for the Perkiomen Indians.  Robert coached and umpired Little League.  He enjoyed golf, traveling and woodworking. His travels included two bike trips with friends; one to Germany all along the Blue Danube River, another one to Amsterdam.  His greatest joy was spending time with his family.

          Robert was a member of Souderton Mennonite Church, Harleysville Jaycees and Harleysville Lions Club. He joined Harleysville Lions Club in 1972 and was active with the Lions at the time of his death.  He was looking forward to the Club's Charter night celebration next month..

          In addition to his wife, Bob is survived by three children; Jody L. Clemens, wife of Steven C., Harleysville, Janel N. Hamm, wife of Richard A., Souderton, E. Robert Schwoyer, husband of Cynthia R, Telford, seven grandchildren; Ashley Miller and husband Christopher, Shelley Whitcomb and husband Ryan, Whitney Clemens and husband Brent Kissel, Devin Schuessler and husband Donald, Brandon Hamm and wife Meghan, Brianna and Taylor Schwoyer, seven great-grandchildren; Ava, Shaun, Micah, Alex, Colton, Alaina and Isaiah, three sisters; Hope Bernhard, Catherine Rothenberger, Betty Wright and husband Daniel, one sister-in-law Marian Schwoyer.  Mr. Schwoyer was preceded in death by two brothers; William Schwoyer and Harvey Schwoyer Jr.

          Relatives and friends are invited to attend his Memorial Service on Sat., March 1, at Indian Valley Faith Fellowship Church, 190 Maple Ave., Harleysville, beginning promptly at 7PM. The family will greet friends and relatives from 5:00-7:00PM.   Viewing and burial were private.  For those desiring, Memorial contributions may be made to: Wounded Warriors Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.williamsbergeykoffel.com.


 

 

 

 

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