ROBERT HENRY WROBEL - SOUTH BURLINGTON - Robert Henry Wrobel, 85, died Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, in Ledgeview Assisted Living in Cumberland, Maine. He was born in Cleveland, Ohio, on Jan. 15, 1928, the son of John and Grace (Migacz) Wrobel. He was a veteran of World War II, having served in the United States Navy. He married Josephine Tomasik on July 26, 1950, in Boston, Mass. They lived for many, many years in Massachusetts, 20 years in Montpelier, Vt., eight years in South Burlington, Vt., and Bob resided in Cumberland, Maine, the past two years. Mrs. Wrobel predeceased him Oct. 5, 2010. Bob worked as a superintendent of maintenance and construction for the Boston Globe, retiring after 35 years of service. He was a member of St. John Vianney Catholic Church in South Burlington. He enjoyed attending his grandson's sporting events. Survivors include his son, John Wrobel and wife, Christine, of Falmouth, Maine; grandson, Michael Wrobel. There are no calling hours. A graveside service will be held Friday, Sept. 13, 2013, at 10 a.m. at Resurrection Park Cemetery in South Burlington. Kingston Funeral Home in Northfield is handling the arrangements. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to St. Jude Tribute Program, PO Box 1000, Dept 142, Memphis, TN 38148-0142.
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Published in The Burlington Free Press on Sept. 12, 2013