TORKILDSEN Robert A. of Rockport, formerly of Danvers, March 14, 2013. A longtime GE employee. Husband of the late Mary Ellen (Hill). He is survived by his children, Trina Torkildsen and her husband Jorg Freyer of MD, Robert E. Torkildsen and his wife Karen of Beverly, Karla Krogstad and her husband Robert of NY, Christopher Torkildsen and his wife Janice of CO, Judy Torkildsen Salmons and her husband Mark of ME, former U.S. Congressman Peter Torkildsen and his wife Gail of Chelmsford, Brian Torkildsen of Rockport, Mary Sanders and her husband Jeff of MN, Margaret Grover and her husband Warren of IL, and Patricia Coonrod and her husband Scott of NY, 22 grandchildren, a great-grandson, and extended family. Funeral Mass Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 9:00 A.M. in St. Mary of the Annunciation Church, 24 Conant Street, Danvers. Burial will follow in Annunciation Cemetery, Danvers. Relatives and friends are invited. Visiting hours Tuesday from 4:00 P.M.-8:00 P.M. in C.R. Lyons & Sons, Funeral Directors, 28 Elm Street, DANVERS SQUARE. Donations in his memory may be made to the Franciscan Sisters of the Poor Foundation, 708 Third Avenue, Suite 1858, New York, NY 10017, www.franciscanfoundation.org. Online directions and condolences at www.LyonsFuneral.com .
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C.R. Lyons & Sons Funeral Directors
28 Elm Street
Danvers, MA 01923-2802
Published in Boston Herald on Mar. 17, 2013