ROBERT A. LANGLOIS(1930 - 2013)

LANGLOIS,Robert A. 83 , of Bristol, Ct., beloved husband of Kathryn (Solari) Langlois, died on Saturday, November 9, 2013 at St Francis Hospital, Hartford, Ct. Bob was born in Arlington, MA on November 7, 1930 and was the son of the late Arthur and Wilhelmina (Authier) Langlois. He lived most of his life in the Boston area before moving to Bristol from Wakefield, MA 13 years ago. He was a truck driver for Exxon before retiring. He was a Korean War veteran serving in the United States Army and received a Bronze Star Medal and Purple Heart medal for his service. Robert held a private pilot's license and was a member of the Saugus-Everett Elks Lodge #642. He enjoyed bowling and golfing with his buddies at Westwoods Golf Course. In addition to his wife, Robert leaves a daughter and son-in-law, Lorraine and Kevin McSweeney of Salem, NH, two brothers, Douglas Langlois of Myrtle Beach, SC, and Francis Langlois of Westford, MA; two sisters, Jane Scala of Elizabeth, NJ and Gail Dinardo of Salem, NH; two grandchildren, four great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by six brothers, Thomas, Edmond, Richard, Joseph, Ernest (Buddy) and George Langlois, and two sisters, Delores Langlois and Marjorie Mellino. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, November 22, 2013, at 10 AM at St. Florence Church, 47 Butler Ave., Wakefield, MA. Burial, with military honors, will follow in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden, MA. There are no calling hours. Funk Funeral Home, 35 Bellevue Ave., BRISTOL, Ct. is in care of arrangements. Please visit Roberts memorial web-site at


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Funk Funeral Home
35 Bellevue Avenue Bristol, CT 06010
(860) 583-4107
Published in The Boston Globe on Nov. 14, 2013