Robert S. Schweighart, Sr.


Robert S. Schweighart, Sr., age 83, of Fair Lawn, NJ passed away on Monday, February 8, 2021.  Born in Passaic and raised in Garfield, he resided in Elmwood Park for many years before moving to Fair Lawn three years ago.  Pops, as he was affectionately known, enjoyed bowling and working on cars but his greatest joy came from spending time with family, especially his grandchildren.

Prior to retiring, he was a shipping manager with Signature Textile Co. in Clifton, NJ for 30 years.

Beloved and devoted husband of Carolyn (Rento) Schweighart.  Loving father of Marianne Gyongyosi and husband John, Robert Schweighart, Jr. and wife Darlene and Deanne Johnson and husband Chris.  Cherished grandfather of Karen and husband Richard, Kimberly and husband Andrew, Derek, Rachel, Hailey, Taylor and Christopher.  Adored great-grandfather of R.J., Madison, Savannah and Kenneth.

The family will receive relatives and friends Wednesday, February 10, 2021, 4-7 pm with a 6 pm service at Vander Plaat-Caggiano Funeral Home, 13-31 Saddle River Road, Fair Lawn, NJ,  Cremation will be private.  Flowers or donations in memory of Robert to The American Heart Association, Founders Affiliate, P.O. Box 417005, Boston, MA  02241-7005 or the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK  73123-1718 would be appreciated.

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