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ROBERT ZWECK


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ROBERT ZWECK Obituary
COL. ROBERT ZWECK U.S. Army, Retired Robert Morton Zweck, 90, of Las Vegas, and Monroe, N.Y., passed away March 29, 2014. He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., Oct. 25, 1923, to Harry and Ruth (nee Morje) Zweck. He was married to Ruth E. Feeney, June 3, 1992, and they moved to Las Vegas. Robert graduated from the Pentagon Intelligence School, and attended Columbia University, Iona College and Ecole Francois. He worked for 44 years at NBC in radio and television operations, where he made the acquaintance with innumerable famous and important people. He was founder and president of the American Society of TV Cameramen. He served in the active and reserve U.S. Army for 32 years, retiring at the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, N.Y. with the rank of colonel. Among his many assignments were counterintelligence duty in Europe during the Cold War, mobilization designee for Defense Preparedness and reserve liaison officer at USMA, West Point. He was invited to membership in Marquis Who's Who in Entertainment. He was appointed to the 26th Congressional District Service Academy Advisory Board. He was a 10-year past president of Reserve Officer Association of the United States, Rockland County, in the state of New York. He had a quick and quirky sense of humor, and was an accomplished public speaker. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Michelline. Robert is survived by his loving wife, Ruth; daughter, Nicole (John) Cocuzza; granddaughter, Christina Zweck; stepchildren, Donald (Marianne) Feeney, Diane (Alfred) Mateo, Scott (Kathie) Feeney, Michael (Dana) Feeney and Thomas (Carly) Feeney; and 13 stepgrandchildren. Funeral services were previously held at the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, with burial following. Memorial services will be at noon, Friday, April 25, at St. Andrew Lutheran Church, 8901 Del Webb Blvd, Las Vegas. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Prostate Cancer Foundation, or Wounded Warriors. Arrangements by William F. Hogan Funeral Home, Highland Falls, NY. (845) 446-2868 or wfhoganfuneralhome.com
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