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Robert Michael Zavell

Robert Michael Zavell
  • October 13, 1938 - December 28, 2016
  • Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

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“Marine Bob Zavell,You are one of the few who earned the privilege to wear the United States Marine Corps Eagle , Globe and Anchor. Semper Fidelis,Art...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: Art Blenk - Pawleys Island, SC

“Karen,Joanne & I were shocked to hear of Bob's passing. Our deepest prayers and thoughts are with you and your family in this time of grief.Bill &...Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: Bill & Joanne Crawford - Wilmette, IL

“Karen and Family,Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family in the death of Bob. We have fond memories of you and Bob when you lived at...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Sara Murphy - Georgetown, SC

“So sorry to hear about Bobs death. He was a very nice mad and a true gentlemen. Sorry I can't be with you on Saturday. ”
4 of 14 | Posted by: Patricia Byrd - Pawleys Island, SC

“Having spent a nice time with Bob and Karen at The Litchfield Company Christmas party we were saddened to hear of Bob's sudden passing. May God's...Read More »
5 of 14 | Posted by: George and Bunny Zilling - SC

“Have such great memories. Speeding down highway 41 in his Cobra, scared yet excited. Wild rides in his very fast boat...he loved his toys! Bob was...Read More »
6 of 14 | Posted by: Jean Weber - Sarasota, FL

“Myrna and I have fond memories of both Bob and Karen. Karen was a member of Myrna's bridge club and Bob and I played some golf together. More...Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: Al & Myrna McMahon - DeBordieu, SC

“Rob please accept my sincere sorrow about your dad's passing. It was a shock as I'm sure it was for guys. As you probably know we played golf...Read More »
8 of 14 | Posted by: Lou Cervini - Georgetown, SC

“So sad to hear of his passing. Had some great times at DeBordieu ”
9 of 14 | Posted by: Carl and Lois Fisher

“Sorry to hear about Bobs passing He was a good friend. Fun to be with. A sure $2 playing golf and if the market was up he may even buy drinks. He...Read More »
10 of 14 | Posted by: Blue Meyers - Summerville, SC

“Karen and family, our condolences to all of you at this sad time. Karen, we're so glad that we got to know you and Bob as neighbors years ago in...Read More »
11 of 14 | Posted by: Blue & Susan Meyers - Givhans, SC

“Bob will be missed by us. He was a kind person with good humor and wise advice. He always remembered birthdays and Holidays. Our prayers and...Read More »
12 of 14 | Posted by: Stephen Zavell - Oakland, CA

“Dear Karen and Rob, I am so sorry to hear of Bob's passing. He was a good man, a good friend and had such a great sense of humor. We had good...Read More »
13 of 14 | Posted by: Janet Rockey - Georgetown, SC

“Hands down the best picture ever taken of my dad. Please post away and I will be sure to share with my mom. Love you dad. ”
14 of 14 | Posted by: Robert Zavell - NY - Son


Robert Michael Zavell, 78, of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, husband of Karen Helen Plath Zavell died Wednesday, December 28, 2016. His Funeral Service will be held Saturday, January 7, 2017 in St. Andrews Church Mount Pleasant (Historic Church), 440 Whilden Street at 2:00 pm, followed by a reception at Water's Edge Restaurant, Shem Creek.

Robert was born October 13, 1938 in New York, New York, son of the late Jesse Zavell and the late Helen Sussman Zavell. He graduated from St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY where he played hockey and lacrosse. Robert served in the United States Marine Corps and was a successful trader with the Chicago Board of Trade. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather. Robert was a fun friend to all and was a member of St. Andrew's Church Mount Pleasant.

He is survived by his wife, Karen Zavell of Mt. Pleasant, SC; two sons, Robert Zavell (Laura) of NY, NY and Jeremy Zavell of Manning, SC; grandson, Andrew Zavell; granddaughter, Zoe Zavell; two nieces, Jeanie Zavell and Andrea Zavell; nephew, Michael Zavell. He was preceded in death by a brother, Marty Zavell.

Memorials may be made to a charity of one's choice.