ROBERT A. HOLLINGER - BURLINGTON - Robert A. Hollinger, 74, died on Oct. 6, 2012, after a brief illness. He was born in Rupert, Idaho, to Alfred and Maybelle Hollinger. While in the Air Force he met the love of his life and moved to Vermont to marry her. Bob is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Patricia (Bonnette); children, Anne Bronson, Therese and (Kevin) Barcomb, Matthew and (Denise) Hollinger, Andrew and (Mary Lou) Hollinger; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and brother, Jay and (Carol) Hollinger. Bob reunites with his daughter, Kathryn Lawrence, who predeceased him. We are all very blessed to have had this gentle, loving man in our lives. A private graveside service was held with the family. A memorial service to celebrate Bob's life will be announced in the near future. Arrangements are by Boucher and Pritchard Funeral Directors.

Published in The Burlington Free Press on Oct. 12, 2012