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Robert O. Robbins

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Robert O. Robbins 87 of S. Attleboro, and a former Franklin resident, died Tuesday June 15, 2010 at Sturdy Memorial Hospital. He was the husband of Betty Jane (Bierck) Robbins. Born in Manchester, New Hampshire, February 9. 1923 a son of the late William and Harriet (Davis) Robbins, he was raised and educated in Quincy, and was a 1941 graduate of North Quincy High School. Mr. Robbins was a retired vice president of sales for Sysco Food Service Co. in Norton where he worked for more than 17 years, until retirement. He served in the US Navy during WW II. He attained the rank of. AM/2 and was awarded the WW II Victory Medal, and the Good Conduct Medal. He was honorably discharged in Dec. 1945. He was a Charter member and Life member of the Franklin Lodge of Elks # 2136, and a former member of the Norton Country Club. He was an avid golfer, enjoyed spending free time with family, Boston Red Sox and Patriots fan, and was a longtime winter resident of Port Charlotte, Florida. He is survived in addition to his wife by his son: Kevin F. Robbins and his wife Deborah of Milford, 2 daughters: Karen L. Field and her husband Nelson of Wareham, Kathy L. DeLisle LPN of Marblehead, a brother Chester J. Robbins of Weymouth, a sister Barbara R. Spinello of Lake Suzy, FL, 2 stepsons: Michael Infantine of New Orleans, LA, Peter Infantine of Andover, 2 stepdaughters: Cheryl Rockett of Foxboro, Suzanne Dangelo of Franklin, 13 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. Relatives and friends were invited to attend his funeral with military honors Saturday at 12 noon at the Charles F. Oteri & Son Franklin Funeral Home 33 Cottage St. Burial was private. Friends called at the funeral home Saturday from 10 AM to 12 noon. Donations in his memory sent to: Pan Mass Challange c/o KR 006 77 4th Ave., Needham, Mass. 02494 would be appreciated.

Published in The Country Gazette from June 17 to June 24, 2010
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