Robert G. “Tater” Sweetman

May 18, 1936 - June 1, 2016
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Aetna Hall
400 Ogletown Road
Newark, DE 19711
Tuesday 6/7, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Aetna Hose Hook and Ladder Company
400 Ogletown Road
Newark, DE 19711
Wednesday 6/8, 10:00 am
Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery
2465 Chesapeake City Rd
Bear, DE 19701
Wednesday 6/8

Robert G. “Tater” Sweetman, age 80 of Newark, DE passed away on June 1, 2016. He was born on May 18, 1936 in Newark, DE to the late, Thomas F. Sweetman and Julia M. (Lloyd) Sweetman. Robert worked for General (Kraft) Foods until his retirement in 1998. Sergeant First Class Sweetman retired from the DelawareContinue Reading

Bob Boyer left a message on June 6, 2016:
Bob's dedication to the fire service made improvements that will live forever in Delaware history. Thanks Bob
Steven Miller left a message on June 5, 2016:
Accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss; our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time. Our great memories will never be forgotten. Thank you for your 54 years of service, commitment, dedication of the Aetna Hose, Hook and Ladder Company and one of Aetna's representatives at many fire service organizations. Also for serving our country with the Delaware Army National Guard of 34 years' service. Steve Miller Aetna Hose Hook and Ladder Fire Company
Dwight Hernandez left a message on June 3, 2016:
Sad day for me he helped me join the Fire company and was my Uncles( Wayne and Arthur Stigles ).
Bob Romig left a message on June 3, 2016:
Going to miss you Tater at the DVFA conference this year. He was a great friend to everyone and always put a smile on your face. Remember many good times at the Aetna hall christmas parties and other fire functions. He was an asset to the fire service of Delaware and will be missed by the many organizations that he served in. May he rest in peace and peace be with his family. He is watching over you and will insure that you are all safe. God Bless you "Tater"
Bob Romig, Past President, Station 17, NCC Fire Chiefs and Delaware State Fire Chiefs
Wayne Wassmer left a message on June 3, 2016:
Our condolences go out to the entire Sweetman family over the loss of "Tater", who has been a life long friend and fellow Fire Fighter. May God Bless. Wayne & Jane Wassmer, Conowingo, Maryland
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Diane Silverman left a message on June 3, 2016:
A friend to all who ever met him and a personal guiding light. I will really miss him.
Steve McBee left a message on June 3, 2016:
I am truly sorry for your loss. Tater will be greatly missed and I am glad to say that he was a friend. Your family will be in my prayers
Paul Eldridge left a message on June 3, 2016:
A FRIEND to everyone. A Guide to many in the Fire Service. His presence , wisdom and guidance will surely be missed.
The Leister Family left a message on June 3, 2016:
Sweetman family, What a good man he was and he is surely going to be missed. My family and I were very blessed to have known Tater and Smokey and always enjoyed our visits at Buttonwood. Since Smokey's passing he would always join us for dinner on our vacation and of course a few cool ones.. Rest easy our friend and enjoy your time with that wonderful wife of yours again....We will certainly toast a few for you...Our prayers are with your family in this tough times. God Bless!
Sue Aichinger left a message on June 3, 2016:
So sorry for your loss.
Greg Yost left a message on June 2, 2016:
Tater, we will miss you greatly at CVVFA meetings and activities. Prayers and Good Thoughts to the Sweetman family! The fire service lost a true supporter.
Carole Franzoni-Phillips left a message on June 2, 2016:
My prayers are with the Sweetman family.
Carole Franzoni-Phillips.
RT Foard left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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