SUTHERLAND, Robert E. Died peacefully January 17, 2014 after a brief illness. He was 93 years old. Born in Boston he lived in Dorchester until moving to Canton in 1966. Robert was a proud veteran of W.W. II serving in the U.S. Army and was the recipient of the Bronze Star for his actions during the D-Day invasion. He worked as an electrician for the MBTA until retiring in 1986. Robert was a member of IBEW local #103, and was active in the Masons and Shriners. Devoted husband of the late Dorothea Sutherland (Thornton). Loving father of Dorothy Sutherland of Canton and the late Janice Souza and the late June Sutherland. Brother of the late Donald Sutherland and the late Dorothy Clarkson. Loving grandfather of Danelle Moriarty and Daniel Souza of Canton. Proud great-grandfather of Darin, Casey, Collin, Riley Moriarty and Kalynn Souza. Visiting hours in the Pushard Family Funeral Home, 210 Sherman St., CANTON, Monday, January 20, 2014 from 2-6 PM. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. A Funeral Service celebrating his life will be Tuesday in the United Church of Christ, 1541 Washington St., Canton at 11 AM. Interment Knollwood Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers donations in Roberts memory may be made to the Massachusetts, 480 Pleasant St., Watertown, MA 02472. Pushard Family Funeral Home 781-828-2929


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Roache-Pushard Home For Funerals
210 Sherman Street Canton, MA 02021
(781) 828-2929
Published in The Boston Globe on Jan. 19, 2014