Robert S. Amadon, 70, of Nelson Lane, Rehoboth, a loving husband, father, brother, and grandfather, passed Wednesday, January 19, 2011 in Rhode Island Hospital, Providence. He was the beloved husband of Karen A. (Miles) Amadon.
Born in Franklin, New Hampshire on May 12, 1940, he was a son of the late Floyd and Margery (Doll) Amadon. Robert was educated in Franklin schools and graduated from the HVAC program at New England Tech as a steam boilerman and fireman. He served his country proudly as a member of the U. S. Navy.
Robert moved to Massachusetts in 1968. He worked for thirty five years as an HVAC technician at Sturdy Memorial Hospital until illness. Robert was an avid reader, enjoyed gardening, woodworking, and fishing. He served as a Boy Scout leader years ago, where he enjoyed the Pinewood Derby each year.
In addition to his wife Karen, Robert is survived by three sons: Robert Amadon of North Attleboro, Russell Amadon of Spring, Texas, and Richard Amadon of Radcliff, Kentucky, two brothers: Floyd Amadon of Gardner, Maine, and Raymond Amadon of Hollis, Hew Hampshire, three sisters: Margery Kaefer of Hudson, Beverly Allen of Hollis, Hew Hampshire, and Beth Tomolonis of Nashua, New Hampshire, nine grandchildren: Emily Amadon, Amelia Amadon, Katie McQuaig, Meagan Amadon, Kayla Amadon, Gabrielle Amadon, Kassandra Silvestri, and Nicholas Silvestri, and Kylie Amadon.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the Duffy-Poule Funeral Home, 20 Peck Street, Attleboro. Robert will be laid to rest in Stevenís Corner Cemetery, Rehoboth, after a graveside service at a later date.
In lieu of flowers and for those wishing to remember Robert in a special way, memorial contributions in his memory may be made to: , 1701 North Beauregard Street, Alexandria, VA 22311 or The Tomorrow Fund, Rhode Island Hospital Campus, 593 Eddy Street, Providence, Rhode Island 02903-4947.
An on-line guest book for family and friends to express condolences and remembrances and additional information may be found at: www.duffy-poule.com.