Robert Freund


Robert “Uncle Bob” Freund

In most situations he was quick to give things a thumbs up with an enthusiastic “right on!” Wherever “Uncle Bob” went he would go out of his way to meet people. Within a couple of minutes he’d consider them friends. From his youth he loved the music of the 60’s and was never happier then when he had a stack of ‘45s ready to go on his record player. One band, however, trumped all others: The Beatles. Always a flirt, he’d kiss the girls hands and send a wink their way. He liked wrestling so much that he’d often take on the persona of the current belt holders like Bruno Sammartino and Hulk Hogan. His love of the Lord was steadfast and he loved attending church. Uncle Bob was a resident of The Clare Estate for two years and will be greatly missed by his extended family there.

He was the son of Rose and the late James and is survived by his sisters, Carol Hardin of Hainesport and Nancy Phillips (Bob) of Rancocas Woods; he is the uncle of Mitchell Hardin, Bobby Phillips and Jayme Phillips.

Come celebrate 63 happy years, Wednesday 6 to 8 p.m. and Thursday 9 – 10 a.m. at Sweeney Funeral Home, Riverside. Mass of Christian Burial, Thursday 10:30 a.m. at St. Peter’s Church, Riverside. Burial private at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers please send donations to Holy Innocents Society, c/o Jesus the Good Shepherd of Burl Cty, 101 Middleton St., Riverside, 08075.

6 thoughts on “Robert Freund

  1. philip mc fadden

    sympathy to Rose from Bobby Mc Fadden and his brother Butch. His legacy could not have been done better. I remember when I would see him at the dances and parties at my house we would get into discussions of wrestling. So rest in peace my brother “Bruno” , from Bobby “Elvis” Mc Fadden

  2. Mike Lodato

    Our condolences to Aunt Rose, Carol and Nancy. Bobby had a way of spreading joy and happiness to everyone he touched. He will be greatly missed. Mike “Nare” Lodato

  3. Lorraine Hatcher

    Sorry for your loss. I remember growing up around the corner from the Freund Family and always seeing Bobby in the car. He could always put a smile on a face with that quick wink of his. Prayers going out to the family.

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