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Robert Swan “Bobby”  

Robert Swan
“Bobby”

November 15, 1970 – December 19, 2013

Robert Swan, known fondly as “Bobby,” age 43, of New Castle, DE, passed away peacefully on Thursday, December 19, 2013.

Bobby was born in Wilmington, Delaware on November 15, 1970, and was a son of Ralph Carello Jr. and Matilda Smallwood Carello. In his youth, he worked as a landscaper and swimming pool installer.
Bobby was a former member of the Minquadale Fire Company. A charming and outgoing individual by nature, he never missed an opportunity to show his flirtatious and cheeky personality. Bobby adored animals of all kinds and loved the thrill of driving sports cars – the faster, the better. Above all else, he will be remembered by all as a loving son, brother, uncle, and friend.

In addition to his parents, Bobby is survived by his brothers, Ralph Carello, III and wife Denice and Michael Carello; sisters, Renee Grajewski and husband Mark and Tara Susi and husband Peter; 9 nieces; and 9 nephews.

The family wishes to extend a special thank you to Bobby’s caregiver, Ritz Rodriguez for all of the compassionate and loving care she provided during his illness.

A funeral service will be held at 12 Noon on Monday, December 23, 2013, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where friends may call from 10:30 am until 12 Noon. Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Bobby Swan Memorial Fund, c/o Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, at the address listed above.

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  1. tina maichle, December 20, 2013

    R.I.p bobby god took the best u were a sweetheart u will be missed

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  2. Tillie Carello, December 20, 2013

    Son You Are Gone But You Will Always Be In My Heart You Will Always Be With Me Bobby Why I Asked My Self And God I Know God Give Me 21 More Years With You When We Was Told Back In 1992 You Only Had 3 To 6 Months To Live You And I Had A lot Of Mountains To Climb But We Was Together With Out You Am Just Not Me My Heart Is Broken I Asked God On That Day Back In 1992 Please God Give Me One More Chances He Did But Then He Came And Took You Home With Him Please Remember Me And Know I Loved You I Was So Bless To Be Your Mom

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  3. Bev Halter Farley, December 20, 2013

    Bobby although I never got to meet you in person, I feel as if I’ve known you all my life. I know that the Lord called you to Heaven because he needed you there, but please watch over your Mom and help her heal and learn to live without you by her side. Rest in Peace!

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  4. Tacy (Pruitt) Hudson, December 20, 2013

    So sorry to hear abt Bobby. May God be with the family and comfort them in their time of sorrow!

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  5. William Robinett, December 20, 2013

    R.I.P. Bobby you were a good son & friend and you will be dearly missed by everyone who loved you.
    from William & Dawn Robinett & family.

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  6. Patty Verucci, December 21, 2013

    R.I.P..Bobby…Now it’s your turn to watch over your family…Heaven has received another Angel,let the harps rejoice with song. <3

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  7. tara susi carello, December 21, 2013

    Bobby i know ur in heaven and at rest but i can’t believe ur gone i miss u so much and love u i wish u didn’t leave im losing it im worried about mom Bobby rest in peace I LOVE YOU.. Love always ur baby sister tara

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  8. Maryjo Rookard, December 21, 2013

    Renee, Randy and I want to tell you how sorry we are to hear about your brother. We just want you to know we are thinking about you. Maryjo and Randy Rookard

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  9. Jennie Pierce, December 23, 2013

    Dear Tillie I am so so very sorry to hear about Bobby there is nothing anyone can say to make this easy on you no parent should ever have to do this But just know in your broken heart that he loved you just as you love him and with all this he is your angel now and always Sending prayers

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  10. Maddox, December 31, 2013

    Dear Family,
    I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your dear loved one and send you my sincere condolences. The passing of a loved one can leave us feeling lost and heartbroken. But I’ve found very comforting words in God’s word, the Bible. At Psalms 55:22, God promises to sustain those who throw their burden upon Him. God will also do away with death all together as brought out at Revelation 21:4. The bible also holds out the hope of a resurrection of those who have fallen asleep in death at Acts 24:15. May Jehovah, the God of all comfort who comforts us in all our trials (2 Corinthians 1:3,4), comfort you in your time of need. Heartfelt prayers are with your family.

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