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Eric J. Robertson

Quincy, Eric J. Robertson, age 75, of Quincy, originally from Dorchester, died suddenly, Friday, December 1, 2017.

Eric was born in Boston to the late Eric and Catherine (Lydon) Robertson. He was raised and educated in Dorchester and was a graduate of Dorchester High School. He had lived in Quincy for the past twenty years, previously in Weymouth and Milton.

Eric was proud to have served with the U.S. Army in Vietnam.

He was employed as a custodian for the VA for several years. Prior to that, he was employed with the Milton Public Schools.

Eric enjoyed following the Boston sports teams and was interested in politics. He also enjoyed participating in candlepin bowling tournaments and was a player/coach with the Clam Point Club softball team. Eric was a hard-working man who was devoted to his family.

Beloved husband for forty-six years of Carol A. (Finn) Robertson.

Devoted father of Eric M. Robertson and his wife Katie of Kingston, Sara J. Robertson of Boston.

Loving grandfather of Emma R. and Eric J. Robertson, Jordan D. Dupie.

One of nine siblings, Eric was the brother of Karen Landers, Al Robertson, Virginia Ryan, Joyce McDade, Donald Robertson, and was predeceased by Terry Sundstrom, Bruce Robertson, and Charles Robertson.

Also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Funeral from the Sweeney Brothers Home for Funerals, 1 Independence Avenue, Quincy on Thursday, December 7 at 10:30 a.m. Funeral Mass in Saint Ann’s Church, 757 Hancock Street, Quincy at 11:30 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Visiting hours at the funeral home on Wednesday 5 – 8 p.m. Interment with Military Honors in Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Eric’s memory may be made to Vietnam Veterans of America, 8719 Colesville Road, Suite 100, Silver Spring, MD 20910 or www.vva.org.

 

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December 14, 2017
My Dear Sweet Brother: Not a day that goes by that you are on my mind. My heart is heavy and another piece of me is missing. Loving, wonderful man and you will be sorely missed. Will always love you and cherish you.

~ Virginia Ryan

 

December 6, 2017
Loved being around him. He was always happy, upbeat. He will be sorely missed. Prayers to you all.

~ Mark Tessari

 

December 5, 2017
Eric was such a loving and hard working man. He was a great father, grandfather and husband. We will miss you.

~ Kathy Regan

 

December 5, 2017
My dear Brother: We will miss your sense of humor, love ❤️ of family, and making us all feel as though we were so important to you. You always sounded so happy to receive my phone calls. It has been a delight to be your sister. To: Carol, Sarah, Eric, Katie, Jordan, Emma, and Little Eric, I am so sorry for your loss. Eric was a wonderful human being. We will all miss him dearly.

~ Karen Landers

 

December 4, 2017
Carol and Family I am so sorry. Eric was a great kind gentle man and was loved by many he will truly be missed by everyone

~ Linda Bennett Cameron

 

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