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Mr. Robert A. Tuttle, 87, of Peabody, beloved husband of Frances T. (Tetreault) Tuttle, passed away on Tuesday, August 22, 2017, at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers.
Born in Salem, he was the son of the late Charles A. and Florence (Very) Tuttle. Raised and educated in Middleton, Robert attended Middleton Public Schools.
An honorably discharged Veteran, Robert proudly served our country as a member of the United States Army during the Korean War.
Mr. Tuttle had been employed as a hospital aide at the Danvers State Hospital for many years and most recently had been employed as a security guard for the Chelsea Naval Yard.
Robert was an active member of the American Legion of Middleton where he cherished his many friendships. He was a skilled craftsman who enjoyed working with his hands creating artistries with both wood and ceramics. Roberts treasures will be fondly cherished by his family and friends. A loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and friend, Robert will be deeply missed.
In addition to his wife, Frances, with whom he shared 66 years of marriage, Robert is survived by his daughters, Carol Berry and her husband, Gordon of West Forks, Maine, and Sue Turlo and her husband, Joe of Epping, N.H.; his son, Robert J. Tuttle and companion, Cathy of Peabody; his five grandchildren, Jacqueline, Gordon II, Brandon, Travis and Scotty; his great-granddaughter, Ariel; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brothers, Richard and Charles Tuttle.
At the request of the family, all services are private. Assisting the family with the arrangements is the Peterson-O'Donnell Funeral Home, 167 Maple St., (Route 62), Danvers. To share a memory or offer a condolence, please visit www.odonnellfuneralservice.com.
Published on  September 6, 2017
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