Robert Eckwall

Robert A. Eckwall

1929 - 2022

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Robert A. Eckwall, 92, of Pleasant Valley, NY passed away on February 21, 2022. He was born on October 8, 1929 in Phoenix, Ill. to the late Axel J. and the late Theresa M. (Hidasy) Eckwall.

He was a Communications Consultant for IBM in White Plains, New York, retiring in 1988.


Robert has been a local resident since 1956, previously from Hazelcrest Ill. 

He served during Korean war in the United States Army.

He was married to Elizabeth " Betty" Andrews on January 27, 1957, Betty predeceased him on August 18, 2021.


Robert was a member of the K of C Council 6111, he was the Past Grand Knight, District Deputy and Past Faithful Navigator. Robert was also a life time member of the American Legion Post 1302.


Robert enjoyed his short wave radio were he had a Lic with the FCC as a radio and radar Tech. Robert loved spending time with his children and grandchildren.

Survivors include son and daughter in-law David and Randy Eckwall  Connecticut, son and daughter in-law Robert an Lisa Eckwall Kansas City Missouri, son Paul Eckwall Pleasant Valley New York, son Steven Eckwall and Nicole LaFalce Poughkeepsie New York, grandchildren Jensine, Bryce, Evan, Morgan, Gillian, Elena, Delilah and Robbie.


Robert was predeceased by his brother Donald J. Eckwall.

Calling Hours will be on Sunday, February 27, 2022 from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM at Timothy P. Doyle Funeral Home, 371 Hooker Ave., Poughkeepsie, NY.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held February 28, 2022 at 10:00 AM from Holy Trinity Church, 775 Main Street, Poughkeepsie, NY.

Interment will take place in St. Peters Cemetery, Poughkeepsie, NY.



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Calling Hours

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sunday, February 27, 2022
Timothy P. Doyle Funeral Home
371 Hooker Ave.
Poughkeepsie, New York, United States

Mass of Christian Burial

10:00 am
Monday, February 28, 2022
Holy Trinity Church
775 Main Street
Poughkeepsie, New York, United States


St. Peters Cemetery
Salt Point Turnpike
Poughkeepsie, New York, United States
(845) 471-1870
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