Robert B. Kilroy Jr., 42


Robert B. Kilroy Jr., 42Hudson – Robert B. Kilroy Jr., 42, died Thursday July 7, 2011, at Newton Wellesley Hospital in Newton after a long and courageous battle with Pulmonary Fibrosis.

He is survived by his parents, Robert B. Kilroy Sr. and Joan M. (Caruso) Kilroy of South Yarmouth, formerly of Hudson and Bolton. He is also survived by his sister, Joy Sullivan of Berlin and her two children, Samantha and Zachary Sullivan, along with many cousins and friends.

Mr. Kilroy was born in Malden and spent most of his life residing in Hudson and Bolton. He attended Saint Michael's School and Hudson Catholic High School in Hudson and was a 1987 graduate of Nashoba Regional High School. Robert was employed as a machine operator for several companies in the Hudson area. He enjoyed the outdoors including fishing and other activities, he collected and cared for many tropical fish as a hobby and was an avid sports fan.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated Monday July 11, at 9 a.m., in Saint Michael's Church, 21 Manning St., Hudson. A private burial service will be held in Woodside Cemetery of Yarmouthport. Calling hours will be held Sunday July 10, from 5 to 7 p.m., at the Tighe-Hamilton Funeral Home, Inc. 50 Central St., Hudson.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Children's Hospital Trust, c/o Cystic Fibrosis Dept., 1 Autumn Way, Mail Box 731, Boston, MA 02215-5301.

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