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Robert L. Driscoll

February 26, 1930 ~ March 7, 2019 (age 89)

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Robert L. Driscoll, Sr. of Seal Harbor Rd., Winthrop passed away at the Tufts New England Medical Center in Boston on March 7, 2019. He was 89 years old. Born in Taunton he was the beloved son of the late Anna (McNiff) and William J. Driscoll. A lifetime resident of Winthrop he joined the Army at an early age. After his honorable discharge he went on to work as a Pharmacy Representative for Smith-Kline-French. He was also a founding member of the Winthrop Airport Hazards Committee, a member of the Winthrop Planning Board, the Holy Name Society, a Boy Scout Leader and a weekly collector at St. John the Evangelist Church.

He was the devoted husband of Clara (Magee) and the loving father of Kathleen Driscoll of Winthrop, Robert L. Driscoll, Jr. and his wife Kathleen of Winthrop, Nancy E. Rodes and her husband Richard of Winthrop, Timothy Driscoll of Cambridge and Michael Driscoll and his wife Suzanne of Burlington. Dear brother of the late Mary Bachini, William Driscoll, Ann O'Reilly and Edward Driscoll. Cherished grandfather of Kenneth, Robert, III, Matthew, Christopher and Andrew.

Family and friends are cordially invited to attend the visitation from the funeral home on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 from 4:00 to 8:00 PM. The funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 10:30 AM followed by a funeral mass in St. John the Evangelist Church 320 Winthrop St., Winthrop at 11:30 AM. Services will conclude with the interment in the Belle Isle section of Winthrop Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105 or go to

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March 12, 2019

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Ernest P. Caggiano & Son Funeral Home
147 Winthrop Street
Winthrop, MA 02152

Mass of Christian Burial
March 13, 2019

11:30 AM
St. John the Evangelist Church
320 Winthrop St.
Winthrop, MA 02152

Interment following funeral service
March 13, 2019

Belle Isle section Winthrop Cemetery
100 Kennedy Rd.
Winthrop, MA 02152


St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856

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