On January 26, 2020. Age 64. Of Mantua Twp. Formerly of Gloucester City. Loving and devoted husband of 37 years to Susan A. Karpinski (née Ambarian). Beloved brother of Cheryl Karpinski and Marianne Karpinski and brother-in-law of David Ambarian. Loving uncle of Mikayla Ambarian, Jack Ambarian, Joseph Ambarian, William Ambarian, Adriane Plews, Michael Mascino and Kara Schapperle. Also survived by his beloved dogs, Rhea, Ryder and Diva Eva.
Robert was born on April 20, 1955 in Camden, NJ to the late Henry J. and Marian Karpinski (née Wentzel). He was a graduate of Gloucester High School class of 1973. He received his Bachelors of Industrial Arts from Glassboro State. While teaching Industrial Arts at Woodbury High School, Bob received a Bachelors of Science in Structural Engineering from Drexel University followed by his Masters degree in Civil Engineering from Villanova University. Bob worked for the Department of the Navy (NAVFAC) from 1985-2000 and retired from General Services Administration in Philadelphia, PA in 2019 after 19 years. He was a do-it-yourself skilled craftsman, who enjoyed woodworking, photography and most of all had a love for his dogs.
Relatives and friends are invited to his viewing on Friday morning, January 31st from 9:30 to 11:30 AM at St. Mary’s Church, 426 Monmouth St., Gloucester City. Mass of Christian Burial 12 Noon in church. Interment New Saint Mary’s Cemetery, Bellmawr.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Char-Wills German Shepherd Rescue, P.O. Box 132, New Ringgold, PA 17960 or online at www.charwillsrescue.com. Please memo: Robert A. Karpinski.
Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of Robert A. Karpinski. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through: McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME, Gloucester City Ph: 856-456-1142