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Robert R. Herrick

1923 - 2012 PITTSFIELD Robert R. Herrick, 89, former resident of Lenox and Pittsfield, died Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012, in Greeneville, Tenn.

He was born in West Lebanon, N.Y., on March 17, 1923, son of Edgar and Emma (Carpenter) Herrick. He attended Lenox schools and was employed as a mechanic for former Bull's Garage in Lenox, Berkshire Gravel in Pittsfield and then became a truck mechanic for John Lane Concrete, and was last employed by Henry V. Rabouin, Inc., in Hancock; he retired in 1995. He was a veteran of World War II in the Army Air Force and was a fan of the Boston Red Sox. His wife, the former Madeline Rawling, died on April 11, 1996; they were married on March 13, 1943.

Survivors include two daughters, Elaine Bourgeault of East Taunton, Mass., and Ann Marie Bentz of Greeneville, Tenn., with whom he made his home; four grandchildren, six great grandchildren,and one great-great-grandchild.

He was predeceased by three brothers & four sisters, George, Oscar, Ralph Herrick, Florence Howes, Frances Herrick, Alice DuBuque, and Edna Hutchinson.

FUNERAL NOTICE: At Robert R. Herrick's request, there are no funeral services or calling hours. Memorial donations may be made directly to F.O.R.D. Renal Dialysis, 725 North St., sixth floor, Pittsfield, MA 01201. Please visit www.flynndagnolifuneralhomes.com


Published in The Berkshire Eagle on Sept. 18, 2012
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