Lear, Robert F., Sr.
Of Revere, June 26. Husband of the late Betty (Holmes) Lear. Loving father of Robert F. Lear, Jr. of NC, Michael Lear & his wife Cathy of Salem, Susan Lear of Florence, Kathy Mercurio of Revere & the late Richard Lear. Beloved grandfather of Billy Mercurio & his wife Jaime, Nicole Connor & her husband Joel, Jacquelyn,Courtney & Robbie Lear and 3 great-grandchildren. Dear brother of Buddy Lear of FL. Retired detective for City of Revere, official photographer for Revere Police Dept. U.S. Coast Guard WWII veteran. Funeral from the Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Home, 549 Lincoln Ave., SAUGUS on Monday at 9 a.m. followed by a funeral mass at St. Anthony's Church, 250 Revere St., Revere at 10 a.m. Relatives & friends invited. Visiting hours Sunday 2-6 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations in his memory may be made to of Mass., 85 Astor Ave., Ste. 2, Norwood, MA 02062. For directions & condolences,


Published in The Boston Globe on June 28, 2013