Robert served his country in the United States Air Force during the Korean War and was honorably discharged in July 1958. A longtime employee of RCA and GE, he loved the world of electronics. He also enjoyed taking care of God's furry and feathered creatures, always making sure that wherever he was he made time to fill feeders for them.
Son of the late Forest and Blanche Dearborn, Robert was preceded in death by his wife, Marcia J. (Connolly) Dearborn, and survived by his three children, Frank R. Dearborn of Morrison, CO, Mark Dearborn of York Beach, ME and Laura R. (Dearborn) Delle Chiaie of East Newport, ME. He is also survived by his brother, Gerald Dearborn of Acton, and many nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Forest Dearborn.
A graveside memorial service with military honors will be held for Robert Saturday, Sept. 14, at 12 p.m., at Forestvale Cemetery, Broad Street, Hudson. There will be a gathering of family and friends at 2 p.m. at the Holiday Inn, 242 Adams Place, Boxborough, following the graveside memorial. Funeral Arrangements are under the direction of: Tighe-Hamilton Funeral Home, of Hudson.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests the donations in Robert's memory be made to the Mass Audubon Society, 208 South Great Rd., Lincoln, MA 01773 ([email protected]).