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Funeral Service

Christ Church Pelham
Saturday May 14th, 2016
10:30am

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Robert Doughty Weeks

Robert Doughty Weeks Jr. of Pelham, NY passed away on Tuesday, May 10th, 2016 after a long battle with prostate cancer. He was 82 years old. Robert was born in Manhattan to the late Robert Doughty and Marjorie Klehr Weeks. He was raised in Babylon, L.I. and graduated from The Taft School and Duke University. After graduating from college, Robert served in the US Navy Pacific and Atlantic fleets. He remained in the active reserve for 23 years before retiring as Captain. Robert lived in Brooklyn Heights before moving to Pelham in 1973. For many years he held senior positions in Credit & Lending along with International Venture Capital Investing at Chase Manhattan Bank. He also participated in opening  New York offices for Credit Agricole, Sumitomo Bank, and Banque Arab et International d'Investissement, Paris. From 1992 to 1999 Mr. Weeks assisted the World Bank and US AID in reconstructing the economies of a number of former communist countries of Eastern Europe during which period he and his wife resided for several years in Romania and Bosnia. Robert was an avid traveler visiting over 80 country's. He was a sailor, skier, and choral singer. He leaves behind his dearly beloved wife, Sarabeth, his cherished children, Cynthia Lawlor and Robert Weeks III, and his four dear grandchildren.

A service for Robert will be held at Christ Church, 1415 Pelhamdale Ave. in Pelham, New York on Saturday May, 14th at 10:30 am. In lieu of flowers a donation may be made in Robert's honor to Christ Church of Pelham Manor or Calvary Hospice, Bronx, NY. For more information or to leave a condolence please visit pelhamfuneral.com.

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