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CFD Captain Robert M. Newberry

CFD Captain Robert M. Newberry
  • August 15, 1939 - January 6, 2017
  • Chelsea, Massachusetts

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“EMMA SORRY TO HEAR ABOUT THE PASSING OF BOBBY. MAY HE REST IN PEACE. ”
1 of 11 | Posted by: ARTHUR PITTS - EAST BOSTON, MA

“So sorry for your loss. I worked with Robert "Bob" and his brother at Hardware Products in the North End of Boston back in the late 60's and early...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Elizabeth "Liz" Corll - Kempner, TX

“Vicky, Debbie and Marcia, please accept our sincere condolences in the loss of your father. Our prayers are with you during this very difficult time...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Lorayne Mohammed - Melrose, MA

“Little Deb, Charlie and I were so sorry to hear about your father's sudden passing. We know you meant the world to him and vice versa. He was a...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Cindy & Charlie Moore - Lynn, MA

“Sending our deepest condolences for your loss. ”
5 of 11 | Posted by: John Hassey - HICKORY, NC

“With deepest sympathy ”
6 of 11 | Posted by: Jessica Dussourd - Quincy, MA

“Vicki, so sorry for the loss of your Dad. Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Our sincere condolences. ”
7 of 11 | Posted by: Eva and Ken Williams - Malden, MA

“Alfred, Leonard, Richard and Ann. Our deepest condolences to you all. Jimmy Stewart ”
8 of 11 | Posted by: James Stewart - Phoenix, AZ

“I grew up with Bob in Chelsea till I was 11 when my parents moved to Lynn Ma.I lived downstairs from his aunt and Cousins. The Stewart family. I ...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: Marguerite Markee Fayles - VA

“So sorry for your loss. We remember Robert lovingly and our prayers and love are with you. ”
10 of 11 | Posted by: Sue Griffin - West Palm Beach, FL

“I was very sorry to hear of Bobby's passing....I would like to send out my "Condolences" to all of his family and friends!I knew him since we were...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: Annette Snyderman - Melrose, MA


NEWBERRY, Robert M., Captain Chelsea Fire Department, retired, of Chelsea, January 6th. Devoted husband of Emma E. (Harvey) Newberry of Chelsea and former husband of Marcia (Morrison) Newberry of Revere. Beloved father of Vicki Newberry Sullivan and her husband Dan of Saugus, Debora Newberry of Revere, Michael Dussourd of Quincy and his step-son, William Follett of Chelsea. Loving brother of Alfred Newberry of Holbrook, Richard Newberry of Peabody, Leonard Newberry of Florida, Annie Citroni of Saugus and the late Lorraine Kelly. Cherished grandfather of Michael Dussourd, Jr. Also lovingly survived by many nieces and nephews. Family and friends are kindly invited to attend Visiting Hours in the Smith Funeral Home, 125 Washington Avenue, CHELSEA on Thursday, January 12th from 4-8 PM with a Prayer Service being held at 7:30 PM. Committal Services are private.
A lifelong member of the Chelsea community, Robert, at 77 years of age, passed away unexpectedly Friday morning at the Whidden Memorial Hospital in Everett, shortly after suffering a cardiac event on the way to a doctors appointment. He joined the Chelsea Fire Department in 1972 and retired with the rank of Captain in 1993. A United States Air Force Veteran, he was also a member of the Cary Square Associates and the Boston Sea Rovers. After retirement, he worked for Square Cab and was associated with JC Fence Co. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Kidney Fund.