Robert J. Dube
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ROCHESTER - Robert J. Dube, 88, of 36 Patton St., died Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2013, at the Frisbie Memorial Hospital after a sudden illness.
Born Aug. 2, 1924, in Somersworth, he is the son of the late Joseph and Delima (Charette) Dube.
Robert has lived in Rochester for the past 57 years after moving from Somersworth. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and the Korean War. He worked as an independent painting contractor and later worked for the Pease Air Force Base and for Portsmouth Naval Shipyard until his retirement. He was a communicant of Holy Rosary Church in Rochester, member of the American Legion Post 7 and Catholic War veterans. He was an expert painter and furniture refinisher. He enjoyed growing roses, walking his Doberman pinschers and spending time with his family.
Members of his family include his wife, Lillian (Couture) Dube of Rochester; sons, Paul Dube of Lafayette, Ind., Marc Dube and his wife Ana of Oakdale Conn., Peter Dube and his girlfriend Jennifer Sanborn of Raymond and Stephen Dube of Rochester; his daughters, Gisele Lira and her husband Wayne of Atkinson and Priscille Boston and her husband Jay of N. Berwick, Maine; his grandchildren, Janette Dube, Sheri Nevers, Briana Dube, Jackie and Justin Dube, Caribeth and Timothy Lira, Cory and Kayla Boston; three great-grandchildren and a sister, Yvette LaBranche of Newmarket. He is predeceased by a brother Andre Dube.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Doberman Rescue Unlimited, 52 Tenney Road, Sandown, N.H. or to the Missionaries of Africa, 1622 21st Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20009-1089.
Calling hours will be held Monday 6-8 at the R.M. Edgerly & Son Funeral Home, 86 South Main St, Rochester N.H. 03867.
A Mass of Christian burial will be held Tuesday at 10:30 at the Our Lady of the Holy Rosary, North Main St Rochester N.H.
Burial will be in the Mount Calvary cemetery in the spring.
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Published in Fosters from Feb. 8 to Feb. 12, 2013
R. M. Edgerly & Son, Inc. Funeral Services
86 South Main Street Rochester, NH 03867