He was quiet but strong; even during his difficult times Bob never complained and his family knew they could always lean on him. He was handy and could assemble anything. Earlier years found him working at Hoeganaes and Riverside Ribbon. Bob had the amazing ability to keep his hooptie on the road: he’d diagnose the problems his ’85 Tempo was having, purchase his own parts then take it to the shop. Spare times found him laboring on his lawn and bushes and watching the Phils and Eagles. He’d provide constant updates to the game and maybe roll his eyes at a blown play. With a $10 voucher and a food coupon he’d be set for the day in Atlantic City. Bob’s Christmas presents delighted everyone: the finest chocolates imported from Belgium and many other exotic gifts. Truth be told all his gifts came from dollar stores, but they were always the highlight of the holidays. Bob knew a shortcut to everywhere; some referred to him as Rand McNally.
The Burlington native had dance moves. He’d use them to win the heart of a Riverside girl, Joan Kakowski. Their 50 year union was blessed by 3 children: Deneen Beatty, Robin Moskwa (Paul) and Scott (Alyson); grandchildren, Nicole Fey, Brittany and Danielle Beatty and Aiden and Abigael Gould; and one great grandchild, Donovan Fey. He is also survived by his brother, Frank “Sonny” Maimone. Bob was pre-deceased by his parents, Robert Hunter Gould II and Doretta Horton. He loved spending time with his cat, Baily and his late dog, Brandy. He
Come celebrate 74 great years Wednesday 8-10 a.m. at Sweeney Funeral Home, Riverside. Mass of Christian Burial 10:30 a.m. at Parish of the Resurrection, St Casimir site, Riverside. In lieu of flowers, donations to Samaritan Hospice, 5 Eves Drive, Suite 300, Marlton NJ 08053 or Parish of the Resurrection, 260 Conrow Road, Delran 08075 will be appreciated.