Obituary: Robert J. Weeks


Obituary: Robert J. Weeks


Date: January 2, 2013
by: Observer Staff



Robert J. Weeks, 78, of Longboat Key and Sea Girt, N.J., died Sunday, Dec. 23.

A New York native, Mr. Weeks graduated from Manhattan College and attended Dartmouth College’s Tuck School of Business’ leadership training program. He had a successful 35-year career at Dun & Bradstreet, for which he was vice president of operations. Mr. Weeks was also a Korean War veteran.

Mr. Weeks loved wintering on Longboat Key, where he was active in the Spanish Main Yacht Club community and an avid golfer. In Sea Girt, he regularly volunteered for AARP Foundation Tax Aide and the Sea Girt Community Appeal. He also served in various capacities at St. Mark’s R.C. Church.

Mr. Weeks was preceded in death by his sister, Elizabeth Moore.

He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Patricia; seven children: Christopher Weeks, Lori Gouldson, Mary Beth Snyder, Michael Weeks, Thomas Weeks, Nancy Harman and Jamie Weeks; brothers Richard, Donald and David; sisters Muriel Alex and Patricia Porvasnik; 12 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

A visitation will be held from 3 to 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 4, at the O’Brien Funeral Home, in Wall, N.J. There will be a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, at St Mark’s R.C. Church, in Sea Girt, N.J.

Memorial donations in Mr. Weeks’ memory may be made to the St. Mark’s Social Concerns and the Sea Girt Community Appeal.

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