Robert M. Hewson
of Harvard, Korean War Vet; 86
HARVARD -- Robert M. Hewson, 86, of Harvard, died Wednesday, August 28, 2013, at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston.
His wife of 50 years, Hazel H. Fladger, passed away in October of 2008.
Mr. Hewson was born in Boston, February 1, 1928, a son of the late Garfield and Hazel (Chicken) Hewson, and grew up in Winthrop. Before moving to Harvard 34 years ago, he and his wife resided in Atlanta, Georgia, Fairfield and Guilford, CT.
He served his country in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. Mr. Hewson and his wife had been active supporters of the Loaves and Fishes program at Devens.
Mr. Hewson was one of the original owners of the manufacturers of "Bondo" supplying materials to the auto body industry. At one time, he also held the postion of Vice President of Sales for the Marson Auto Body Supply Company.
He is survived by a sister, Lila Taylor of Winthrop; nine nieces, Ellen Fladger of Schenectady, N.Y., Anne Fladger of Belmont, Nancy O'Connor of Saugus, Lisa Tardiff of Winthrop, Suzanne Samedo of Marlborough, Kim Rodriguez and Anne Hewson of North Port, NY, Suzanne Wise in New Mexico and Gail Hewson-Hull in Costa Rica; three nephews, Louis Fladger of Strafford, NH, Paul Fladger in Arizona, and Brad Taylor in California.
Mr. Hewson was predeceased by his two brothers, Garfield Hewson of Hamilton, and Donald Hewson of North Port, NY.
HEWSON -- Calling Hours will be held on Tuesday, September 3 from 4 until 7 p.m. at the T.J. Anderson & Son Funeral Home, 25 Fitchburg Rd., Rte. 2A, Ayer. The presentation of Military Honors will be offered at 6:30 p.m. Please see www.andersonfuneral.com for additional information. Memorial Contributions in Mr. Hewson's memory may be made to Loaves and Fishes, P.O. Box 1, Ayer, MA 01432.
Published in Nashoba Publishing on Sept. 6, 2013