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ROBERT SUMNER WINTHROP


1927 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
ROBERT SUMNER WINTHROP Obituary
WINTHROP, Robert Sumner Age 89, formerly of Norwood and Foxboro, passed away on April 29, 2016. Robert was born in Cambridge, MA in 1927 to Samuel and Marjorie (Vautrinot) Winthrop. He leaves his wife of 68 years, Jane(Ayres) Winthrop, his daughters Susan Wandyes and husband Wayne of Dayville, CT, and Lynn Daniels and husband Stephen of Foxboro, brothers, Donald and wife Joan of Dennis, and Richard and wife Deborah of Norwood. He was the beloved grandfather of Andrew, Ryan and Kyle Wandyes, and Kevin and Timothy Daniels: and 6 great grandchildren, Maiya, Kelsie, Talia, Cailyn, Nathan and Michael Wandyes. Robert spent 57 years as a member of the Needham Lions Club serving as President and Secretary and served as District Governor of 33K Lions International 1975-1976. He is a Past President of MA Constable Associates. He enjoyed traveling with his wife and spending many summers with his family in York Beach, ME. Services are private. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Robert's name to : MA Lions Eye Research Inc. c/o of James Roth, 43 Stewart Terrace, Belmont, MA 02478
Published in The Boston Globe on May 3, 2016
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