Robert Sweet

Robert G. "Bob" Sweet

Thursday, June 3rd, 1948 - Tuesday, September 10th, 2019
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Robert G. Sweet, age 71, formerly of Bloomingdale, NY and currently of Plattsburgh, died Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at his home.

Born in Saranac Lake, New York on June 3, 1948, he was the son of George and Arline (Manning) Sweet. Robert, married Shirley I. Cook on April 1, 1973 in Schenectady, NY. Shirley predeceased him in 2012.

Robert drove Taxi for many years in Lake Placid and Saranac Lake. He has been a resident of Plattsburgh for the last 7 years.

He is survived by one son Steven Sweet of Saranac Lake, his mother Arline Sweet of Plattsburgh, one brother Paul Sweet of Plattsburgh, one sister Melissa Boucher of Plattsburgh and several grandchildren, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, one brother Harold Cook, Jr. and one sister Phyllis Seeley.

Calling hours will take place at the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home on Monday September 16, 2019 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM. A funeral service will immediately follow at the funeral home at 2:00 PM with Rev. Harold Clark officiating. Burial will take place in Brookside Cemetery in Bloomingdale.

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Monday, September 16th, 2019 | 12:00pm - 2:00pm
    Monday, September 16th, 2019 12:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Service

    Monday, September 16th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Monday, September 16th, 2019 2:00pm
    Fortune-Keough Funeral Home, Inc.
    20 Church Street
    SARANAC LAKE, NY 12983
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    Rev. Harold Clark
  • Interment

    Brookside Cemetery
    Route 3
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email


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Debby Brewster Phelan Bowersock

Posted at 04:07pm
So sorry Aunt Arlene, Paul and rest of family. Bob was always such a nice guy. He will be missed. Debby Brewster Bowersock

Steven Salls

Posted at 11:39pm
Rest in Peace Bob,My Condolence to the Family...

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