After a brief illness, Robert Sherman Congdon (60) passed away on December 17th, in St. Vincent hospital surrounded by his family. He was born in Brooklyn, NY, on October 13, 1958, to Adele B. Congdon and Allen D. Congdon. Bob is survived by his wife, Julia Dye Congdon, his daughters, Emma and Sophia, and his sisters, Janice Hawkins and Barbara (Phil) Winn. After graduating from Rose-Hulman in 1981 with a BS in mechanical engineering, he worked at Westinghouse as a sales engineer. Bob married his wife, Jill, December 28, 1996 in Memphis, TN. He was promoted at EATON Corp. to a senior application engineer for a total of 37 working years. Bob also enjoyed gardening and baking, and was always happy to share his home grown veggies and baked goodies with his many friends and family. In lieu of flowers, donation can be made to United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR). A celebration of life service will be held January 19th at Zionsville United Methodist Church with visitation: 10-12, service and reception to follow. Please bring your favorite cookies and wear your favorite NFL jersey. Arrangements handled by Simplicity Funeral & Cremation Care of Zionsville.
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