Robert Vincent Oswald, Sr.




Fuquay-Varina - Robert Vincent Oswald, Sr., 85, passed away on Tuesday, January 2, 2018. A memorial service will be held in the coming weeks. Family will receive friends following the service.

Bob was born in Tuckahoe, NY to the late, Raymond and Nellie Oswald on December 13, 1932. In addition to his parents Bob was preceded in death by his sister, Gloria Oswald; his daughter-in-law, Cynthia Oswald; and two grandsons, John W. Brower Jr. and Nicholas S. DiBona.

Mr. Oswald served in the US Air Force during the Korean War. He was retired from the United States Postal Service where he was a letter carrier for over 30 years. He was a loving husband, father, brother, grandfather, great-grandfather and will be missed greatly by all who knew him.

He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Anna Viola Oswald; son, Robert V. Oswald Jr. of LaGrangeville, NY; daughters, Jody Brower and husband, John of Dix Hills, NY, and Annette DiBona and husband, Anthony, of Fuquay-Varina, NC; grandchildren, Melissa Soley, Anna Oswald, Robert Oswald III, Robert Brower, Kristen Brower and Joseph DiBona; and great-grandchildren, Alana Reeder and Penelope Soley.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a foundation which was created in honor of his grandson, The John Brower Jr. Foundation. Donations may be mailed to The John Brower Jr. Foundation, 4 Deerhurst Lane, Dix Hills, NY 11746