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Robert "Bobby" St. John 07/29/2017

NORTH ATTLEBORO – Robert J. “Bobby” St. John Sr., 72, of George Street passed away Friday, July 28, 2017 at home surrounded by his devoted family.  He was the loving husband of Pamela (Prew) St. John for over 24 years.

Born November 1, 1944 in Providence, RI, he was a son of the late Harold F. and Mary Anne (Gallagher) St. John.

Bobby grew up in Providence and has been a resident of North Attleboro since 1974.

He was a self-employed electrician for many years and worked as a special officer on the North Attleboro Police Department for 25 years before retiring 7 years ago.

He was a proud veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, serving from 1962 to 1966.

Bobby loved the Corps and enjoyed going to the Marine Corps birthday ball each year in Boston.  He enjoyed watching birds and feeding animals in his yard, his bi-annual vacations with Pam and spending time with his grandchildren, particularly fishing with them and watching their sporting events.

He also cherished his two dogs, Maggie and Molly.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by four children and their spouses: Robin Mason and husband Walter of Franklin, Steven St. John and wife Bobbie Jo of Dubai, UAE, Robert St. John, Jr. of Austin, TX and Stephanie Beaulieu and husband Andre of Wrentham;

Two siblings: Harold St. John and wife Alice of Cranston, RI and Mary Anne Gasper of Providence;

And five grandchildren: Amanda, Matthew, Allison, Isabelle and Ursula.

He was expecting a sixth grandchild in a few weeks.

He was brother of the late Richard, James and Edward St. John.

Visiting hours will be held on Tuesday, August 1 from 5-8 p.m. in the Sperry & McHoul Funeral Home, 15 Grove Street, North Attleboro.

A funeral will be held from the funeral home on Wednesday, August 2 at 9 a.m. followed by a Mass at St. Mary’s Church, 14 Park Street, North Attleboro at 10 o’clock.  Burial will be held at a later date at Shepardville Cemetery in Plainville.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Bobby’s name to Sturdy Memorial Foundation, PO BOX 2963, Attleboro, MA 02703 with a notation of ONCOLOGY or Semper Fi Fund, 825 College Blvd, Suite 102, PMB 609, Oceanside, CA 92057.

To sign an online guestbook for Mr. St. John, please visit www.sperry-mchoul.com.

Comments  

#20 Joseph Gallagher 2017-08-04 19:44
To The St. John Family,

Our sincere sympathy on Bobby's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with everyone.
Love,
Joe and Fran Gallagher
#19 Brenda j Trotter 2017-08-04 16:52
Dear Pam so sorry for you loss condolences from the Trotter family.May he RIP.
#18 Sandy DesBiens 2017-08-03 22:38
Dear Pam, I'm so sorry for the passing of Bob. He had the biggest heart. May he soar high with those wings and watch over you and your furbabies!
#17 The Hoag Family 2017-08-02 22:13
Pam,
Bob was an amazing and wonderful man. He had such a big heart and was always there to support anyone who needed it. He treated each of us like members of his own family. We will truly miss his entertaining stories, hearty laugh, deep spirit and the zest he had for life. Our neighborhood and lives will feel a void without Bob. Thunder and Skye will miss their visits with Uncle Bobby during their walks. We are always here to support you Pam. May your memories of Bobby and the love of family and friends comfort you during this difficult time.
With love and friendship,
Kerry, David, Griffin, Gannon, Thunder and Skye
#16 Williams Family 2017-08-02 16:36
Condolences to the St. John family. Our thoughts and prayers go out to your whole family. Psalms 147:3 says God, "heals the broken hearted, and binds up their wounds." May God bring you comfort and peace.
#15 Dave Neal 2017-08-02 04:53
Sorry for you and your families loss Bob Jr.
RIP Beautiful Bob. Semipermanent fi
#14 Gary Flood 2017-08-01 22:57
Dear Pam
My deepest condolences to you and the family. May Bob's soul Rest In Peace. He was truly great man.
#13 BOB/KANDY WETHERBEE 2017-08-01 03:06
Please accept our condolences on the passing of Bob. We were so impressed when did meet him. We could tell he was very special in the love he had for his family.
#12 Jessica and Rob 2017-08-01 01:15
Dear Pam, Steven, Bobbie, Robin, Walter and Kids,
I am so happy I had a chance to meet this special man, even just for a day, and I am so sorry for your loss. I hope you all find peace and comfort.
Love
Jess and Rob
#11 Daveneal714@gmail.co 2017-08-01 00:14
Sorry for your loss Bob Jr and family.
RIP Beautiful Bob.
#10 Steve Sigel 2017-07-31 18:02
Dear Pam and family members-
I will never forget Bob. The guy with the tough exterior and warm caring heart. There was nothing that Bob would not do for a friend.
Rest in Peace my friend.
Steve Sigel
#9 david & Joyce Neal 2017-07-31 15:20
Dear Pam
Our deepest condolences to you and your family.
RIP Bobby...
#8 Jen K from Sturdy 2017-07-31 12:51
Bob will be missed. Pam your are in my thoughts. He was a wonderful man. I am truly sorry for your loss.
#7 Kevin & Paula Walker 2017-07-31 12:36
Pam, so sorry to hear about Bob. While he was taken far too soon, we hope that in time, your memories are able to bring a smile to your face.
#6 Pat Mcnielly 2017-07-31 12:26
Pam,

Sorry to hear of Bob's passing. Thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.
#5 Holly Ayick 2017-07-31 10:58
To the entire St.John family,
I am so very sorry to hear of Bob's passing. I remember him well from coming into the No Attleboro Credit Union. I hope your happy memories can bring you some comfort during this most difficult time. All of my sympathy.
#4 Skip Rogers 2017-07-31 01:10
Pam,

Our Condolences .........

Rogers Family

Skip-Dorothy-Jennifer-Sean
#3 Victoria Bingel 2017-07-31 00:11
Dear Pam, I just wanted to let you know how very sad it was to know of Bob's passing.
I also feel I am the lucky one knowing two of the kindest people I know.
Bobs fight may be over but he touch my heart and so many others.
I will always remember that smile and those bad jokes.
Love you guys Vickie
#2 The Ciccio family 2017-07-30 13:00
May Bob rest peacefully and we hope Pam and the rest of Bob's family and friends can somehow find comfort during this difficult time.
#1 Ed Doherty 2017-07-30 12:08
Dear Pam,
Joanne and I were sorry to hear the sad news of Bob's passing. Please accept our condolences. Bob was a great man and a brave American. He was a man of his word and his handshake was his bond. There just aren't enough guys like Bob St. John in this world.
Sincerely,
Ed Doherty

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