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Robert "Stewie" F. Stewart

August 8, 1942 ~ February 5, 2022 (age 79)

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Robert F. Stewart “Stewie” of Buchanan, NY passed away on February 5, 2022. He was 79 years old. Bob was born on August 8, 1942 in Peekskill, NY to Francis and Rita (Boyle) Stewart. He was a graduate of Hendrick Hudson High School class of 1960.  In 1963 he married his high school sweetheart Phyllis O’Brien.  Bob was a Police Officer for the City of Peekskill and Village of Mt. Pleasant, a union labor foreman for the construction of Indian Point Power Plant and completed his career as Highway Foreman & Union Shop Steward Teamsters Local 456 at the Village of Buchanan Highway Department before retiring in 2001.  Robert was a Life Member, Past President, and Board of Governors Trustee for the Cortlandt Engine Company and Montrose Fire Department.  While raising their sons he was a Cortlandt Youth Football Coach. Bob was also an avid hunter and fisherman and member of the 110 Rod & Gun Club in Dutchess County. In his free time he also enjoyed following his favorite sports teams the Yankees, Giants, and Notre Dame Fighting Irish.  Besides Phyllis, his wife of 58 years, he will be dearly missed by his children, Michael & Audrey (Muir), Danny & Suann (Mitchell), grandchildren, Dylan, Bailey, Chloe, Marty and Sean, loving sister, Donna English and niece Kimberly Batzer. Bob was predeceased by his parents. Reposing, Tuesday, February 8, 2022 from 4:00-8:00 PM at the O’Mara & Carpentieri Funeral Home. Funeral Mass will be 10:00 AM Wednesday, February 9, 2022 at St. Patrick’s Church, Verplanck, NY. Interment will follow at St. Patrick’s Cemetery in Verplanck, NY. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the Cortlandt Engine Company, 2143 Albany Post Road, Montrose, New York 10548.

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Verplanck, New York 10596


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February 8, 2022

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
O'Mara & Carpentieri Funeral Home
97 Broadway
Verplanck, NY 10596

Funeral Mass
February 9, 2022

10:00 AM
St. Patrick's Church
241 11th Street
Verplanck, NY 10596

Interment following funeral service
February 9, 2022

St. Patrick's Cemetery
Verplanck, NY 10596

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