Robert “Stewy” F. Sweeney

10/29/1961 - 01/28/2023


Obituary For Robert “Stewy” F. Sweeney

Robert F. Sweeney of Rockland, known as “Bobby” and “Stewy Roberts” by family and friends, passed away on January 28th after a period of declining health. Bobby was born in Boston on October 29th, 1961 and grew up in Holbrook graduating from Holbrook High School with the Class of 1979. He was the son of the late Dennis and Eleanor Sweeney and loving brother to Donna Quinn of Salem, Dennis Sweeney of Canton and the late John Sweeney. Also survived by his sister in law Brenda Sweeney; his nephew Patrick Sweeney and nieces Kerri Sweeney, Kathryn Quinn Soley and Kelly Quinn and several grandnieces and grandnephews. Bobby also leaves behind Abigail his “adopted” yellow lab who brought him much comfort and joy sharing walks and their mutual love of ice cream. Bobby most recently bartended at several local establishments. He was especially proud of his Irish heritage and loved his Boston sports teams. His quick smile and heartl laugh will not be easily forgotten. Bobby will be missed and fondly remembered by his family and friends.

Should friends desire memorial contributions may be made in his name to the MSPCA (Mass. Society for Cruelty to Animals) at

The Sweeney family invites friends and loved ones to celebrate Bobby’s life on Wednesday February 15, 2023 from 3:00-5:00 PM in the Magoun-Biggins Funeral Home.

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  • 02/08/2023

    Fond memories of Stewy from my time spent in Rockland. Gone too soon

  • 02/01/2023

    Stewballs, We were friends for many years and it didn't matter how long we went without seeing each other cause we would pick up right were we left off. Too many memories to share but ones I'll always cherish. Rest easy my friend and I hope your family will take comfort in knowing how loved you were and always will be. Johnna ( Sunshine) Lewis

  • 02/01/2023

    Stewey . You will be missed my friend !! Thanks for always calling me bacon ! Bacon bacon bacon ! Rest in the sweetest peace ! You will be greatly missed !

  • 02/01/2023

    Stewie you were a great guy good friend you will be missed hope to see you again luv ya you were awesome ken Murray🥲🙏rip my friend

  • 01/31/2023

    So sad to see you go Stewie. But at least you have no more pain. So many funny stories, I can't write about here though, LOL. I will see you in our next great adventure. Until then, keep em cold .....

  • 01/31/2023

    Stewey. Was a good man. Always made you smile He would call the ladies sunshine an they always liked it He will be missed by many Rest in Peace my friend 🙏🏻🥲

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