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Robert S. Caswell

Robert S. Red Caswell, 81, of Quincy (formerly of Marshfield Hills), died Jan. 25, 2013 surrounded by his loving family after a courageous battle with cancer. Beloved husband of the late Phyllis (DiMatteo), son of the late Laurence and Teresa (Hayes) Caswell. Loving father of Cheryl A. Simmers and her husband, Chris, of Concord, NH, Lisa A. Murley and her husband, Robert, of Wakefield, Laurie A. Caswell of Duxbury, and Michelle A. Caswell of Quincy. Brother of Claire Cavallaro and her husband, Pete, of Milford, CT and the late Richard Caswell. Grandfather of Bree and Ali Simmers, Kammie Cooper and Robert Murley, III. Great-grandfather of Liliana Sage. Also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins. Born in Quincy, Red was an electronics salesman for many years and prior had worked at Polaroid on the development of the first color instant camera. He was a sports fan, inducted to the North Quincy Hockey Hall of fame, and in his spare time Red was an avid golfer, sailor and enjoyed travelling. Whenever he entered a room he was full of life and was simply a character. Red was a U.S. Army veteran during the Korean War. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the visiting hours on Tuesday 4 - 8 p.m. in the Keohane Funeral Home, 785 Hancock St., Quincy. Funeral services will be celebrated on Wednesday at 11 a.m. in Keohane Funeral Home, Quincy. Burial in MA National Cemetery, Bourne at 1:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers contributions can be made in Reds memory to the Brockton Veterans Administration Hospital, 940 Belmont Street, Brockton, MA 02301. See www.Keohane.com or call 1-800-Keohane for directions and online condolences.


Published in The Patriot Ledger on Jan. 28, 2013
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