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PROULX, Robert A. Of Natick, August 5, 2016. Beloved husband of the late Pauline (Baril) Proulx. A Natick resident for 43 years, he was born in Auburn, the son of the late Albert and Aldea (Dion) Proulx. Mr. Proulx was a Civil Engineer and an Associate in the Firm of Hugh Stubbins, an internationally known firm in Cambridge. He retired in 1991 as a Senior Construction Administrator after 30 years with the firm. He was an Associate member of the American Institute of Architects and the Boston Society of Architects. He was also a member of the Building Stone Institute, and was associated with the Italian Trade Commission as a Consultant for the use of marble, granite and limestone in building projects. He was an avid golfer at Sandy Burr Country Club in Wayland, and enjoyed European travel, especially Italy and Switzerland. Mr. Proulx was a Veteran of the United Sates Navy, serving during World War II in the Atlantic and Mediterranean Fleets. He is survived by one daughter Michele Proulx of Natick, two sons Charles Proulx and his wife Margaret of Grafton, Robert Proulx and his wife Sharon of Shrewsbury, four grandchildren, Kathryn Proulx, Maria Proulx, Sarah Proulx, Jackson Proulx, and a very large extended family of brother, sisters-in-law, as well as many nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his Funeral Service on Wednesday, August 10 at 11 AM in the Chapel of the John Everett and Sons Funeral Home, 4 Park Street, at Natick Common. Visiting hour on Wednesday morning beginning at 10 AM prior to the service. Burial, with Military Honors, at the Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne Wednesday at 2:15 PM. Expressions of sympathy to the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 10 Brookline Place West, Attn. Contribution Services, Brookline, MA 02445 or to Brigham and Women's Hospital, Attn. Development Office, 3rd Floor, Boston, MA 02116. For directions and to sign the family online guestbook, please visit: www.everettfuneral.com.
Published in The Boston Globe on Aug. 8, 2016
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