Mr. Robert Rene Dion of Tyngsborough
Mr. Robert Rene Dion of Tyngsborough, MA formerly of Bedford, NH and Salem, MA died Sunday morning, July 4, 2010 at home surrounded by his loving family.
He was happily married to Mrs. Lauraine (Perry) Dion with whom he would have celebrated their 59th wedding anniversary on October 28, 2010.
Born in Salem, MA on October 26, 1927, the son of the late Rene and Anna (Demers) Dion. He was raised in Salem, MA and graduated from St. Joseph’s High School with the class of 1945.
Mr. Dion served with the U.S. Navy during the Korean War and was honorably discharged in October of 1954.
He was employed with Herman, Inc. of Avon, MA until his retirement in 1992. Following his retirement he continued working with Green Mountain Coffee in Manchester, NH.
He was a faithful communicant of St. Joseph’s Church in Salem, MA and the Sacred Heart Church in Manchester, NH.
He was an avid sports fan who loved coaching youth sports.
Besides his loving wife, Lauraine, he is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Robert J. and Katie Dion of Dunstable, MA, two daughters and a son-in-law, Linda Williams of Tyngsborough, Cynthia Dion-Darcy and her husband John Darcy of Dandridge, TN, two cherished grandchildren, Gregory and Caleigh Dion of Dunstable, many nieces, nephews and close family friends, including a special thanks to Hospice Nurse, Jennifer Bates.
He was predeceased by his brother the late Gerard Dion of Beverly, MA who died in 2008.
DION, Robert Rene Dion of Tyngsboro, formerly of Bedford, NH and Salem, MA died July 4, 2010. Visiting hours Tuesday 4 to 8 p.m. Funeral Wednesday at 10 a.m. from the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD, with a funeral Mass at 11 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Church, Nashua, NH. Private burial at a future date in St. Louis Cemetery, Nashua. Memorials may be made in his name to the Merrimack Valley Hospice 360 North Ave. Haverhill, MA 01860. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041. Guestbook at www.dolanfuneralhome.com