Robert J. Constantine
of Fitchburg, WWll Vet; 86
FITCHBURG -- Robert J. Constantine, 86, of Fitchburg, MA, passed away Friday, April 11, 2014, in Leominster Hospital.
He was born in Brockton, MA, February 3, 1928, the son of John and Lillian Constantine.
He was raised in Gardner, MA, before moving to Fitchburg, MA. many years ago.
He served in the Merchant Marines and the U.S. Navy
during WWll. And was a lifetime member of the American Legion Post #429 in Fitchburg, MA. He was also a member of the Eastwood Club.
He is survived by his wife of 14 years Shirley (Glidden) Constantine of Fitchburg, MA; his son, Chris Constantine of Fitchburg, MA; three grandchildren, Christine, Craig and Ricky; three great-grandchildren, Nicholas, Alex, and Jojo. He was predeceased by his first wife, Ruth and second wife, Janette, his brothers, Raymond and Richard, a son, Dick, and two granddaughters, Lorraine and Christine.
CONSTANTINE -- A service at the funeral home will be held on Friday, April 18, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. There will be a calling hour held prior to the service from 12:15 until 1:15 p.m. at the funeral home. Cemetery services will be held privately at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Veteran's Homstead, 69 High St., Fitchburg, MA 01420. The Lavery Chartrand & Alario Funeral Home, 99 Summer St., Fitchburg, MA, is directing.