Robert Charles Dwane

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Robert Charles Dwane, 58, of Spofford, NH, passed away unexpectedly on November 19, 2022, at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon NH. Over the past 2 1/2 years, he had courageously endured a difficult medical journey.

Rob was born on March 19, 1964, in Keene NH, to Barbara (Dowd) and Thomas Dwane Sr. He graduated from Keene High School in 1982. After two years at UNH, he went on to become a manager at Friendly’s restaurant in Keene and Brattleboro VT for a number of years. He has also worked for Hamshaw Lumber, Millwork Masters, and Ingram Construction. Most recently, he worked for Snap-On Tools, from 2012-2021, as a company store manager and tool storage rep.

Rob enjoyed watching sports with friends, reading a good book, going to the ocean in Ogunquit and Wells Maine, as well as spending time with his family.

He is survived by his high school sweetheart and wife of 36 years, Robin Dwane; his three children, Kee, Eric and Natalie Dwane as well as his four siblings, Mary (Dan) Shepardson, Carol (Steve) O’Day, Thomas (Jean) Dwane Jr and Barbara (Steve) Lawler. He was a beloved uncle to many nieces and nephews. He also leaves behind a special group of high school buddies – “the 7 brothers” – Whit, Say, Doc, Big O, Poss and Gop. He was predeceased by his parents.

A celebration of life will be held at 2 pm on December 10, 2022, at Grace Evangelical Church, 49 Old Swanzey Road, Spofford NH. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Rob’s memory to David’s House, 461 Mt Support Road, Lebanon, NH 03766 or online at

All services are under the care of Cheshire Family Funeral Chapel and Crematories, 44 Maple Ave. Keene, NH. 03431.


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