Robert Bunstein, age 87

of North Attleboro

Robert Bunstein, age 87

Robert Bunstein, age 87, of North Attleboro, formerly of Wareham and Milton, passed away, peacefully, Monday, July 27, 2020 at home, in the comfort of his loving family.

Robert was born in Quincy, to the late Herman G. “Bunny” and Evelyn M. (Peterson) Bunstein. Raised in Milton, he was a graduate of Milton High School, Class of 1950, and Cornell University, Class of 1954, where he played football and was drafted by the Washington Redskins. Bob had lived in North Attleboro for three years, previously in Wareham for twenty years, and earlier in Milton.

He was the President of his family’s business, the former Fabricated Steel Products Corporation in Quincy, for over forty years.

Bob served as a Lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force in the 1950s and retired as a Captain in the U.S. Air Force Reserve in 1968.

He was active in community volunteerism and was a Legion of Honor member with the former Kiwanis Club of Quincy. He had over forty years of service and was a Distinguished Past President.

Bob was devoted to his family and especially proud of his children and grandchildren, supporting all their many activities and accomplishments.

Beloved husband for forty-nine years of Kathleen A. (Sullivan) Bunstein.

Devoted father of Robert H. Bunstein, Sr. and his wife Diana of North Attleboro, Kathleen E. LeClair and her husband John of North Attleboro, William R. Bunstein and his wife Elisabeth of Phoenix, Ariz., Cynthia E. Abdelsayed and her husband Nader of Las Vegas, Nev., Susan E. Sullivan and her husband Thomas of Worcester, and Judith A. Gray and her husband Robert of Celebration, Fla.

Loving grandfather of fifteen grandchildren and one great grandson.

Dear brother of Barbara A. Gilberti of Wareham and Richard A. Bunstein of Calif. Bob is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

Graveside Services, with military honors, will be conducted at the Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne on Thursday, July 30, at 11:15 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Services are operating in accordance with current guidelines.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Bob’s memory may be made to the Community VNA of Attleboro, 10 Emory Street, Attleboro, MA 02703 or to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8517.


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  • Bob and Dee: Prayers and sympathy on the death of Dad.

  • Sorry for your loss. Bob was a man of many talents and accomplishments. His greatest being his wonderful family. Rest In Peace.

  • Katie and Family,

    So sorry for the Loss of your dad. Please pass my sympathy and prayers to your Mom and other family members.

    Dianne Lopez

  • Bob & Diana

    So sorry to hear about your Father. He was great person! Prayers to you and your Family


  • To Mrs. B and Billy and Elisabeth and Liam and Lily:

    Our sincerest condolences and wishes for all of you. Mr. B was one-of-a-kind, and we were happy to have known him. We would have loved to attend his services to be with you all in this time of grief, and we are worse off not being able to make it to Massachusetts. We take solace in the fact that you all have each other — I feel Mr. B would be jolly and proud that you are all together, celebrating his extraordinary life and unusual personality. Our love flies out to all; may Mr. B rest in peace. XO

  • Kathy, Bobby & Diana, Katie & John & family,
    We are so sad to learn of Bob’s passing. We have wonderful memories of visiting Wareham with our children and the warmth and generosity that were present there. (We still treasure our silver salad boat & tongs!) You are all in our thoughts and prayers as you say goodbye to Bob.
    Sending lots of love,
    Marty & Mike

  • I’m so sorry for your loss. What an extraordinary life he had! I hope you will all be comforted by your happy memories of time spent with him.

  • Thank you Dad/Papa for being such a steadfast and proud protector. May you rest in everlasting peace. Mom/Grammie, we love you and are there for you always.

  • Kathy and Bob Jr, and family
    So sorry to hear about Bobs passing. It seems like yesterday when you all were coming into barry’s
    deli and we would have a good laugh. You still put in the best metal back door the deli ever had.
    You are all in my prayers.


  • Our heartfelt sympathy on your loss of Bob. So many memories of the mccue,s and bunstein children. Our thoughts and prayers are with you Kathy and children.
    Love, the Mccue family(Milton)

  • Rest In Peace Dad. We love you. You leave behind a beautiful legacy.

  • Billy and Bunstein family,

    My condolences to your family. Will keep you in my prayers.
    Peace and Love

    Annie B

  • Sending along prayers and condolences to Kathleen, John and the family. Rest In Peace.