Robert P. Herrie Sr., 69

Robert P. Herrie Sr.

Robert P. Herrie Sr.

WEST BROOKFIELD, MASS. — Robert P. Herrie Sr., 69, died Monday, Aug. 12, 2013, after being struck by a vehicle while crossing the street in front of his home.

He was born in Worcester, Mass., son of the late Peter Herrie Sr. and Dorothy (Parker) Herrie. He graduated from Sacred Heart Academy, and served proudly in the Army National Guard.

Bob lived most of his life in Worcester, but spent several years in Brownfield and Fryeburg, Maine. He had recently returned to Mass. to spend time with family.

Bob was a self-employed carpenter and general contractor in the Worcester area for many years. He had a passion for gardening and will affectionately be remembered by his friends and family as “Ranger Bob.”

He leaves three sons: Robert P. Herrie Jr., of West Brookfield, Mass., Kane Herrie of Bridgton, Maine, James O’Day of Auburn; a daughter, Meghan O’Day of Fryeburg, Maine; a brother, Alan Herrie Sr.; a sister, Joan Martunas; four beautiful granddaughters: Victoria and Emma Herrie, Brionna O’Day, Alanna LaSalle; great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

A brother, Peter Herrie Jr., and a grandson, Jonathan “Buggy” LaSalle, both predeceased him.

A memorial service was held near Worcester shortly after his passing and burial will be at the convenience of the family.

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