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Robert D. Landry


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Robert D. Landry Obituary
Robert D. Landry 90, of Franklin, died peacefully, surrounded by his family at home Tuesday March 29, 2016, following a long illness. He was the beloved husband of Lucille M. (Bruyere) Landry, for over 70 years. Born in Franklin August 3, 1925 a son of the late Frank and Alice (Cartier) Landry, he was a lifelong Franklin resident. He was educated in Franklin, and was a retired self employed contractor & owner of Landry Enterprises, a residential real estate company. A proud American, he served his country during WWII in the United States Navy, he attained the rank of Aviation Machinists Mate Second Class. He served aboard the U.S.S Monterey and was awarded the World War II Victory Medal, the Asiatic-Pacific Area Medal with 10 Stars, and the Philippine Liberation Medal with 2 Stars, the American Area Medal and the Good Conduct Medal. Robert was honorably discharged in February 1946. In 1975 he became a Trustee at the former Benjamin Franklin Savings Bank and at the time of his retirement in 2002, he was the Senior Director and longest standing member of the Board of Investment. Wanting to serve his community of Franklin he also served on the Franklin Advisory Board was a member of the Franklin Rod & Gun Club, and the Franklin V.F.W Post 3402. A licensed pilot, he also enjoyed hunting, snowmobiling, and spending time with his family at their camp in Maine. Robert was also an antique car buff and would often place some of his cars in the annual Franklin 4th of July parade. In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter Alice L. Flavin and her husband Mike of Spring Hill, Florida, his grandchildren, Laura Beltis and her husband Alfredo Bou-assi of Quincy, Brian Beltis and his wife Christina of Foxboro, and a great granddaughter Emma L. Beltis. He was the father of the late Louis R. Landry and the brother of the late Stearns Landry. His funeral service and burial with military honors at St. Marys Cemetery, Franklin will be held privately. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be sent to the Joslins Pediatric Diabetes Care One Joslin Place Boston, MA 02215. Arrangements are under the care of the Charles F. Oteri & Son Franklin Funeral Home, 33 Cottage St. Guestbook www.oterifuneralhome.com
Published in The Country Gazette from Apr. 3 to Apr. 15, 2016
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