Robert E. Breslin, 75

SEBAGO — Robert E. Breslin, 75, of Cape Coral, Fla. and Sebago, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015.

Bob was raised in Malden, Mass. and is a graduate of Malden High School, Class of 1958. He earned his diploma from the New England Institute of Applied Arts and Sciences in Boston in 1959 and became a Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer at his family business in 1962. He remained at the business for a short time and then pursued a career as a Licensed Master Plumber. He served Malden and the surrounding area for many years.

A motorcycle enthusiast, Bob was an active member of “Mean and Clean.” He and many of his friends were always there for their fellow brothers in need of help. In his later years, he enjoyed spending the summer months in Sebago, and the winter months in Cape Coral, Fla.

He is survived by daughters, Julie Goodwin of Yarmouth, Nova Scotia and Karen Solimini of Peabody, Mass.; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; sisters, Joan Schofield of Medford, Mass. and Rockport, Marguerite Lynch of Lynnfield, Sr. Evelyn Breslin, SSND of Rochester, N.Y.; and a brother, J. William Breslin of Rockport; a longtime companion, Susan Bishop of Saugus, Mass.; and by many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.

He is predeceased by a daughter, Linda Peluso; a brother, Arthur J. Breslin III; and his parents, Marguerite (Devine) and Arthur J. Breslin Jr.

A funeral was held on Monday, Sept. 14 at Breslin Funeral Home, 610 Pleasant Street, Malden, Mass., at 9 a.m., followed by a Funeral Mass celebrated at Immaculate Conception Church, 600 Pleasant Street, Malden, at 10 a.m. Services concluded with interment in Oak Grove Cemetery in Medford, Mass.

In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the charity of your choice.

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