Bom-Wrapper

Robert Rathbun

Robert Ralph Rathbun

July 28, 1924 - October 29, 2019
Recommend this to your friends.
Share via:

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Robert Rathbun, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook

OR

Or sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been posted successfully

Provide comfort for the family of Robert Rathbun with a meaningful gesture of sympathy.

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question / comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

Send Flowers
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist

Obituary

Robert Ralph Rathbun, 95, of Cheshire, MA, passed away peacefully October 29, 2019 at Craneville Place in Dalton.
Born in Adams, MA on July 28, 1924, he was the son of the late John and Anna Lillibridge Rathbun.
Mr. Rathbun attended Adams and Cheshire Schools. His first wife, Elsie Field Rathbun passed away November 22, 1982. His second wife, Marion Waterman Rathbun passed away July 25, 2015.
Mr. Rathbun was the owner and operator of R.R. Rathbun for over 60 years. He also worked for the Cheshire Water Department as the Water Superintendent for 35 years.
A communicant of First Baptist Church, he was a Volunteer Fireman in Cheshire; a member of the Local 98, International Union of Operating Engineers. He enjoyed operating heavy equipment.
He is survived by his son, Richard Rathbun and his partner Maggie of Adams, MA; three daughters, Barbara Stone and husband Richard of Texas, Patricia St. Pierre and husband David of Southwick, MA, and Susan Glasier and husband Gary of Cheshire; 10 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild; as well as his son in-law, James Carrigan of Pittsfield, and a cousin, Kenny Lillibridge of Kent, NY.
He was predeceased by his son, Ronald Rathbun and daughter, Ruthann Carrigan.
The family would like to give a special thanks to his caregivers.
FUNERAL NOTICE: Funeral services for Mr. Rathbun will be held, TUESDAY, November 5, 2019 at 11 am at DERY-CHESHIRE FUNERAL HOME, 121 N. State Road, Cheshire, with Rev. William Furey, officiating. Burial will follow in Cheshire Cemetery. Calling hours will precede the service from 10-11am. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his name to the Cheshire Fire Department in care of the funeral home PO BOX 445, Cheshire, MA 01225.
Read Less

To send flowers in memory of Robert Ralph Rathbun, please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.

Service Details

  • Visitation

    November 5, 2019 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    When
    November 5, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am
    Location
    Dery-Cheshire Funeral Home
    Address
    121 North State Road
    CHESHIRE, MA 01225
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    November 5, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    November 5, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    Dery-Cheshire Funeral Home
    Address
    121 North State Rd.
    CHESHIRE, MA 01202
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Rev. William Furey
  • Interment

    Location
    Cheshire Cemetery
    Address
    West Mountian Road
    Cheshire, MA 01225
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email

Condolences

We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of Robert here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

Private Condolence
Flowers
Provide comfort for the family of Robert Ralph Rathbun by sending flowers.
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist
VK

Virginia Kruszyna

Posted at 07:42pm
Our sincere condolences to you all on your fathers death. Sorry we weren't able to be there.
Ronald & Ginger Kruszyna.
Loading...

Photos & Videos

Photo Album

Share by: