Robert John Holak

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DOVER - Robert John Holak, 66, of Isaac Lucas Circle, died at Wentworth Douglass Hospital on Sunday, January 29, 2017, surrounded by his family, after a courageous and lengthy battle with cancer. Born May 17, 1950, in Lawrence, Mass., the son of Anthony and Rita (Endyke) Holak.

He worked as an Engineer for the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard. He was known for his gardening skills and for playing duplicate bridge. He loved spending time outdoors and on his boat with his granddaughters. He will be remembered as a kind- hearted, caring, creative and talented person who opened his doors and heart to all.

Bob will be missed by his wife of 44 years, Susan M. (Hamel) Holak of Dover; three sons, Robert A. Holak of Pflugerville, T.X., Thomas W. Holak of Barrington, N.H., and Joseph C. Holak of Dover, N.H.; a brother, John Holak of North Andover, Mass., two grandchildren, Bridgette and Morgan Holak, several nieces and nephews and his dog, Miss Daisy.

He was predeceased by his parents and a brother, Rick Holak of Lawrence, Mass.

SERVICES: Calling hours will be Wednesday, February 1, 2017, from 4-7 p.m., at the Tasker Funeral Home, 621 Central Ave., Dover, N.H. A mass of Christian burial will be on Thursday, February 2, 2017, at 11 a.m., at St. Joseph's Church, 150 Central Ave., Dover, N.H. Burial will follow in Pine Hill Cemetery.

His family would like to thank his team at Mass. General Cancer Center for his care. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made in Bob's memory to the Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center.

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