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SALEM, MA - Robert A. Tremblay, 83, of Salem, passed away peacefully at his home on Sunday, February 25, 2018. He was the devoted husband of Elizabeth L. (Lyons) Tremblay, with whom he shared 64 years of marriage.
Born in Salem, he was the son of the late Edmond and Alma (Chouinard) Tremblay. Bob founded Salem House and Window Cleaning Co. 47 years ago, which he later operated as Salem / Mass Window Cleaning Co. He was past President of the Salem Rotary Club and was on the Board of Governors of the Salem Country Club. Bob was an avid golfer, and at one time was a semi-pro baseball player.
In addition to his wife Betty, he is survived by their four children, Joan Tremblay of Saugus, Susan Gallagher and her husband, Frank "Bud" of Westport, Maine, Michael Tremblay and his wife Joanne of Beverly, and Robin Dobrusin of Brunswick, Maine; six grandchildren, Kristin and Chris Chianca, Andy and Hannah Williamson, Michaela and Aidan Tremblay, Fallyn and Colby Dobrusin; three great-grandchildren, Nani Kelly and Dominic and Ariana Chianca. He also leaves three brothers, William "Pete" Tremblay and his wife Josie, Leo Tremblay and his wife Alma, and Roger Tremblay, all of Salem; as well as many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brothers, Paul "Sonny" Tremblay and Albert "Pop" Tremblay; and sisters, Lorraine Bergeron, Rose Retos, Anita Kinseth and Eva Barrett.
Relatives and friends are invited to gather for his funeral on Thursday, March 1, 2018, at the Levesque Funeral Home, 163 Lafayette St., (Route 114/1-A) Salem, at 9 a.m. to be followed by his funeral Mass in Ste. Anne Church, 290 Jefferson Ave., Salem, at 10 a.m. Visiting hours at the funeral home will be on Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Care Dimensions, 75 Sylvan St., Suite B-102, Danvers, MA 01923. For guestbook and additional information, please visit www.LevesqueFunerals.com.
Published on February 26, 2018
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