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DRISCOLL, Robert Edward "Bob" 69, proud longtime resident of Peabody, Massachusetts, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, April 24, 2016 doing what he loved most playing hockey. Born in Everett, MA, he grew up with his loving parents, Dan and Marguerite, and his six siblings in Saugus, MA. Bob was known for his exceptional work as a teacher, a coach and a public servant. He also served as the Ward 4 City Councilor in Peabody for 28 years, where he worked tirelessly to improve the city on behalf of its citizens. He is survived by his beloved wife of over 45 years, Sally, and his ten children: Bobby Jr., his wife Karen and their three children of Scottsdale, AZ, Sara Driscoll McKenna, her husband Mark and their four children, of PEI, Canada, Mark of Santa Barbara, CA, Joseph of Eagle Point, OR, Tisha Driscoll Tubbs, her husband Curtis and their two children of Oakland CA, Bridget of Boston, Maggie Driscoll McCormick and her husband Nick of Tampa, FL, Sean of Boston, Katelyn of Los Angeles, CA and Teddy of Los Angeles, CA. He is also survived by his six siblings: Daniel and Ellen Driscoll of Lynn, Marybeth and Peter Wonson of Essex, John and Susan Driscoll of Lynnfield, Martha and Richard Healey of Kingston, NH, David Driscoll of Salem, Stephen and Margaret Driscoll of Manchester-by-the-Sea, and countless nieces, nephews and cousins. His absence will be felt by everyone who had the privilege of knowing Bob and his infectious positivity. Visiting hours with the family will be held on Thursday, April 28th from 3:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Conway, Cahill-Brodeur Funeral Home at 82 Lynn Street, PEABODY, MA. His Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, April 29th at 11:00 a.m. at St. John the Baptist Church at 16 Church Street, Peabody, MA. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to "Coach Bob's Memorial Fund" c/o Eastern Bank, 37 Foster Street, Peabody, MA 01960, or electronically through PayPal https://www.paypal.me/coachbobsmemorial (Account: coachbobsmemorialfund@gmail.com). Please visit www.ccbfuneral.com for directions, online obituary and memorial guest book.
Published in The Boston Globe on Apr. 26, 2016
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