Robert L. Durette(1926 - 2018)

Robert L. Durette, 92, of Malden, died at home on Thursday, August 23, 2018. Son of late Joachim P. 'Pete' and Isabella (Roy) Durette he was born April 12, 1926 in Fall River. A graduate of Durfee High School he later served in the United States Navy during World War II. Bob married Pauline G. Tremblay on June 11, 1949 in Saint Anne's Church. Pauline died August 2, 2014. Fall River was home for many years before they moved to Malden in 1955. He worked as an accountant for H.P. Hood Company for over 62 years. He leaves his children Robert P. Durette (Malden), Michelle C. Durette (Bradford) Denis R. Durette (Lowell), Christine P. Durette (Bradford) and David R. Durette (Malden); grandchildren, Matthew & Jessica Durette, Emily Hall (Chet), Ariane, Devon and Lauren Avandi; Norman Durette of Phoenix, AZ and the late Lorraine Cunningham and Peter Durette; his sister-in-law Georgette Pouliot (Richard) of Saline, MI; nieces & nephews. Calling hours at The Robinson Funeral Home, 809 Main St., Melrose on Thursday, September 6th from 4-8 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, September 7th in Holy Trinity Church, 951 Stafford Road, Fall River at 11 a.m by his nephew, Fr. Marc Tremblay. Burial is in Notre Dame Cemetery For complete obituary, guest register and directions please visit www.robinsonfuneral

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Published in The Herald News on Sept. 2, 2018