Robert J. Sarmento

Jul 27 1944
Jan 3 2019
74 Years

Robert J. Sarmento, 74, of Modena, passed away on Thursday, January 3rd, 2019 under the care of Neighborhood Hospice of West Chester, surrounded by his family.  He was the beloved husband of Barbara A. (Wingler) Sarmento, with whom he shared 27 years of marriage.  
Born in Downingtown, he was the son of the late Wilda (Cordosky) and Louis Sarmento. 
He served honorably in the US Navy as a photographer from 1962 to 1965. 
Robert retired after 30 years of work at Handi-Crafters in Thorndale as an Instructor.
Bob enjoyed hunting, fishing (including fly tying), the mountains, the beach, and gardening.
He is survived, in addition to his wife, by his daughter, Barbara Brennan and husband John, of West Chester, his granddaughters, Rashelle Brennan and Domenique Sarmento along with his siblings, Nancy Eachus of West Chester, Thomas Sarmento of West Chester, Michael Sarmento of Maryland, and Janie Paup of Colorado.  
He was predeceased by his son, Robert J. Sarmento Jr; and siblings, Louis Jr., Frank, Joseph and John Sarmento.
The Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, January 19th at 11 AM at the Coatesville VA All Faith Chapel, Building 72, 1400 Blackhorse Hill Rd, Coatesville, PA 19320, with visitation from 10 until 11 AM.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Wilde Funeral Home of Parkesburg, PA. Online condolences can be posted
In lieu of flowers, monetary donations may be made to Barbara Sarmento to help cover the funeral and medical expenses.

Service Date: 
Jan 19 2019 - 11:00am
Service Location: 
Coatesville VA All Faith Chapel, Building 72, 1400 Blackhorse Hill Rd, Coatesville, PA 19320


No one can ever prepare you for such a great loss; it comes like a fierce wind out of nowhere - and just about knocks you over.  I am so sad to hear of the sudden loss of my Uncle Bobby.  

My deepest condolences to Aunt Barbara and my cousin, Barbara on the loss of your husband and the loss of your father.

Hold on to your favorite memories to comfort you during this difficult time. My favorite memory of Uncle Bobby goes back in the day to all of those family gatherings with Pop-Pop, all the "Uncles" and sometimes even their "Uncles" too - all hudled in a group in the back yard, throwing fingers and yelling so loud that Uncle Bobby's face was red & blue, hearing that familar . . . DOO-eh, tre, quattro, cinque, sei, sette, otto, nove and dieci . . . the Italian game of Morra.  Then of course, it was listening in on all the "Uncles" telling their famous hunting & fishing stories (which I think they actually had names for each one) and the famous "debates" on which one of the "Uncles" really got the biggest deer or fish. 

I'm blessed to have had such a wonderful Uncle Bobby in my life.  My heart & prayers are with the entire  family and all of his many friends during this difficult time.

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Barbara, I am so very sorry for your loss. I know how very hard it is to go on without the love of your life by your side. He was a wonderful, kind, loving man. He will be missed by many. My heart go out to you as do my prayers

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