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South Boston, MA 02127
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WALLACE, Robert (Harry) Of South Boston, formerly of Ashland, MA, died unexpectedly on Dec. 17, 2018 at the age of 84. Born in South Boston, MA, Bob was a graduate of the Massachusetts Maritime Academy Class of 57 & earned an MBA from the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia. He served in the US Navy & Merchant Marines. Bob retired from Polaroid after over 30 years of employment. He dedicated years of service to The Knights of Columbus & the VFW of Ashland, MA and was a proud member of the Strandways Hall of Fame. Loving father of Brian Wallace, his wife Kim, Karen Wallace, Kirsten Alltop,her husband Bruce, Greg, his wife Lisa Wallace, stepsons Nate & Kevin Smith, his 6 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. He also leaves behind his very dear friend, Mary Carson and Claire Wallace, former wife and mother of his five children. He is predeceased by his wife, Marie (Smith) & his son John Wallace. Memorial Mass in Gate of Heaven Church, 615 East Fourth Street, South Boston on Friday at 10:00AM. A Memorial celebration of his life will be held at the Ashland V.F.W. in January. In lieu of flowers, donations in Robert's memory can be made to The Massachusetts Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, 114 16th St #2011, Charlestown, MA 02129. O'Brien Funeral Home

146 Dorchester St

South Boston, MA 02127

(617) 269-1600
Published in The Boston Globe from Dec. 19 to Dec. 20, 2018
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