WEARE - Robert T. Holleran, 66, of Weare, died at Catholic Medical Center on April 5, 2013, after a long illness.
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He was born on March 25, 1947, the son of Thomas and Catherine (Rybczyk) Holleran. He was educated in the local school system.
Sgt. Holleran served four years in the U.S. Marine Corps, earning the Bronze Star and Purple Heart medals while serving in Vietnam. He also was an instructor at Quantico Base, Va.
Mr. Holleran earned his master plumber's license and previously worked at the CMC.
Bob enjoyed fishing and was a skilled wood craftsman. He often used his talents to help family, friends and fellow veterans. All will miss his famous Irish wit.
He leaves his wife of 35 years Annette (Lagasse) Holleran of Weare; their children, Mrs. Kathleen Gilbert of Texas, Bonnie Holleran of Penacook, Timothy and Emily Holleran of Weare; a daughter from his first marriage, Mrs. Debbie Bledsoe of Oklahoma; brother, Frank Holleran of Manchester. Bob especially loved time spent with his grandson Aiden. He also had many brothers- and sisters-in-law, cousins, nieces and nephews.
services: There are no calling hours. A graveside memorial service will be held in the N.H. State Veterans Cemetery, Boscawen, at the family's convenience.
Memorial donations may be made in his memory to the Wounded Warriors Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675. Lambert Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting with arrangements. To send a message of condolence, go to lambertfuneralhome.com.
Published in Union Leader on Apr. 7, 2013