Robert E. Broyer, 95

Robert Broyer

Robert Broyer

AUBURN — Robert E. Broyer, 95, of Sweden, died Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at the Hospice House.

He was born in Cambridge, Mass. on Oct. 12, 1917, the son of Joseph E. Broyer Sr. and Rose D. Bergeron Broyer. He attended schools in Salem, Mass. and served our country in the U. S. Army Air Force during World War II. He married Thelma Howe in 1946, and they shared 52 years of marriage before her death in Aug. of 1999.

He had been a delivery driver for retail stores for many years and worked for the Massachusetts State Lottery for eight years. He was a member of the American Legion in Marblehead, Mass. and the Teamsters Union Local #25. He is survived by his daughter, Wendy Ridlon and husband Wyatt of Sweden; five grandchildren; and six-great grandchildren.

Graveside services will be held at a later date at Waterside Cemetery in Marblehead, Mass. Arrangements are under the direction of Chandler Funeral Homes & Cremation Service, 8 Elm Street, Bridgton. Online condolences may be shared with his family at

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