Roberto E. Brandveen

July 6, 2018
Roberto E. Brandveen

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Roberto Edmund Brandveen resident of Williamsburg and Petersburg, Virginia passed away on July 6, 2018. In his lifetime he was an esteemed member of the Knights of Columbus, St. Joseph’s and St. Bede’s Church, a retired correctional officer and counselor of the United States Federal Bureau of Prisons, and an alumni of Fordham University of New York. He leaves behind a long legacy as a mentor, teacher, and dear friend. He is survived by his daughters Alexius Brandveen and Kristina Brandveen, step-daughters Kimberly Rodriguez, Sholanda Jenkins, and brothers Antonio Brandveen and Reginal Brandveen, nieces Ashley Brandveen, Bianca Lankford, Andrea Crest and Danielle Brandveen, as well as nephews Sean Brandveen and Andrew Brandveen. He is preceded in death by father and mother Antonius and Louisa Brandveen. Services will be held on Thursday, July 12, 2018, at Bucktrout of Williamsburg, Located at 4124 Ironbound Road, Williamsburg VA, 23188. Visitation hours are from 11am to 12pm with a funeral service following immediately after.

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  • July 10, 2018
    Betty and Steve Michniak says:
    Steve and I worked with Robert and attended St. Joseph's with him. He was a wonderful man and will be missed!

  • July 11, 2018
    Pamela Stewart says:
    I had the pleasure to meet Mr Brandveen in August of 1986 as a new corrections officer At FCI Petersburg. I knew, from day one, that I could learn so much from his wisdom and knowledge. He gave you the impression that he knew everything, and I mean EVERYTHING. There was never a conversation with Brandveen that you were going to win, he always had the last word, but in a good way. On the other side of that, was a man who was dedicated to his daughters, considered his parents to be his heroes and thought the world of his brothers. He loved his co-workers and believed in giving respect to all. I will always remember the conversations we had, and that laugh and smile . Heaven has received an angel.

  • July 11, 2018
    Raymond Coleman says:
    I wish to offer my heartfelt condolences to the Brandveen family in their family's loss. He will be missed by many. Brand was one of a few who talked more than I do. You all have been in my prayers, especially at this trying time. May you all find lasting peace in the reality that Robert is no longer sick, in and out of hospitals, endless medications and misery. Rest on my Brother rest on.

  • July 11, 2018
    Rosemary Jenkins says:
    Sorrow is a fleeting emotion, but love is infinite....Hold on to your memories and let them guide you during this time of sadness. We are so sorry for your loss Craig and Rosemary Jenkins

  • July 17, 2018
    J. Moore/Volunteer says:
    To the Family of Roberto E. Brandveen, So sorry to learn about the loss of your Dear Loved One, Roberto. Please know that so many people share your grief with you to help you through this difficult time of sorrow. Please accept my deepest condolences as we await the time when Christ Jesus will awaken all those who have fallen asleep in death; including your Beloved, Roberto. (John 11:41-44)