Robert E. “Bob” Wynot, age 58

of Braintree

Robert E. “Bob” Wynot, age 58

Braintree, Robert E. “Bob” Wynot, age 58, a lifelong Braintree resident, died unexpectedly on Sunday, November 25, 2018, at South Shore Hospital, surrounded by his loving family and friends.

Bob was born in Quincy and raised in Braintree. He graduated from Braintree High School as a member of the Class of 1978.

He was employed with Clean Harbors for 30 years, and, as the company’s lead mechanic, he assisted in many nationwide environmental cleanup efforts.

As a young man, Bob worked at his family’s business – the former Wynot’s Service Station in Braintree.

Growing up, he enjoyed Braintree Youth Hockey. He loved skiing and sailing on his boat, the Janet Lee. Bob had a passion for cars and was the proud owner of a 1963 baby blue Corvette.

Most of all, Bob was dedicated to his family and friends.

Beloved husband of Robin A. (Bates) Wynot, to whom he was married for 33 years.

Devoted father of Jaimie Wynot Cooper and her husband Scott, of Marshfield, Daina S. Wynot and Caisie R. Wynot, both of Braintree.

Cherished son of Pauline (Nisula) Wynot of Quincy and the late Edward R. “Ned” Wynot of Quincy.

Dear brother of Deborah Bjorkman and her husband Carl of Braintree, Nancy Golden and her husband Kevin of Walpole and John Wynot of Medford. Bob is survived by several nieces and nephews.

He is also survived by his best friend, Peter Rogerson, his wife, Janet, and their three daughters, of Weymouth.

Memorial services will be conducted at the First Congregational Church of Braintree, 12 Elm Street, Braintree on Monday, December 3rd at 10 o’clock. Pastor Michael Frady will officiate. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. At the request of the family, visiting hours were omitted and interment will be private.

For those who wish, donations may be made in Bob’s memory to the Boston Harbor Islands National and State Park, c/o Boston Harbor Now, P.O. Box 961712, Boston, MA 02196.


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  • Bobby was a valued co-worker. I often would call him from Cleveland when I got into a tight spot. His humor was always uplifting. He had me laughing so hard once I forgot reason I called ! Prayers out to the Family & Friends……

  • World will be a lesser place without him and heaven a better place with him. Thoughts and Prayers

  • First met Bobby at the legendary Fall Down Open and enjoyed his laughter, witty conversation, and fun companionship for many years thereafter. Just a great guy who lived life the way it should be lived and shared it generously with others. Rest in peace, Bobby.

  • Bobby was a great friend from the first time we met he made me feel welcomed at CleanHarbors, even though through the years I wasn’t always around him but when I came through he always had a welcome smile on his face .
    Miss you Bobby….

  • Had a lot of great times together. You will be missed my friend

  • You will be deeply missed my friend !

  • Bob, rest in peace, you where always there for me. Bud

  • Bobby
    We are deeply saddened of your passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your loving family. I will miss our talks of life and family.
    My sincerest condolences to you loving family.
    May you Rest In Peace my friend.
    “Jibe Ho” Young Man. Sail on!

  • Daina- There are no words to express how deeply sorry we are at the passing of your dad. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.

  • Rest In Peace my friend

  • I love all of you Wynot ladies and am heartbroken for you…sending tons of love and good vibes and I’ll be here for all of you xo

  • My deepest sympathies to the Wynot family. I have very fond memories of Bob and will always remember his wonderful sense of humor and dedication to his family.
    As a coworker he was always dedicated to his job, he will be missed by many.

  • Bobby was one of the happiest and kindest person’s I have ever known. I am honored to have had him as a friend. He will be greatly missed but never forgotten. God Bless all the Wynots.

  • I knew Bobby for almost 20 years he was a fixture at the Weymouth garage for clean Harbors I’m a truck driver for clean Harbors and I broke down more than once and every time Bobby came out and got me going he was a real pro and a great guy He will be missed life at the garage won’t be quite the same without him