He leaves his devoted wife of 54 years, Drena (Zecco) Troiano; his children, Paula Bourassa and her husband Brian of Buzzards Bay and Roberta Hanneman and her husband Kenneth of Mt. Pleasant, S.C.; his grandchildren, Michael D”Ambra, Robert Hanneman, Drena D”Ambra, and Amanda Hanneman; three great-grandchildren, Elyssa D”Ambra, Evan D”Ambra and Gage Hanneman; his brother; John Troiano of Shrewsbury; and nieces and nephews.
Bob was born and raised in Worcester, son of the late Ralph and Madeline (Lapriore) Troiano. He was a resident of Shrewsbury since 1959. He graduated from North High School in 1956 and from Worcester Jr. College in 1965. He proudly served his country in the Navy during the Vietnam era.
He was Vice President of Zecco Inc. in Northborough for 35 years, and retired from LaMountain Brothers Inc. in Oxford in 2009, after 17 years of employment. He was a member of the Italian American Victory Club in Shrewsbury.
Calling hours will be held Friday, June 7, from 5 to 8 p.m., in Hays Funeral Home, 56 Main St., Northborough. His funeral Mass will be celebrated Saturday, June 8, at 10 a.m., in St. Mary's Church, 640 Main St., Shrewsbury. Burial with military honors will follow in Mountain View Cemetery of Shrewsbury.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Ichabod Washburn Hospice Residence, 1183 Main St., Worcester, MA 01603.
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