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October 15, 2012

Robert Pugh, 93


Lawrence — Robert W. Pugh, 93, of Norwood, formerly of Lawrence, Oct. 12, 2012. Born in Boston, the son of the late, Chester Pugh and Alice (Maguire), he was raised in Lawrence and graduated from St. John’s Prep and held a degree in accounting from Bentley College. He served in the Army Air Corps during World War II and the Air Force during the Korean Conflict. He was a manager at Plymouth Rubber in Canton for over 30 years prior to his retirement. He was the beloved husband of Mary P. (O’Neill), loving father of Robert B. Pugh, both of Norwood, dear brother of the late George and brother-in-law of Barbara Pugh of Reading, and the late Joseph and Rhona Tully, John and Jane O’Neill and Lawrence and Mary O’Neill. He is also survived by the many nieces and nephews.

ARRANGEMENTS: Robert’s funeral will begin at the Gillooly Funeral Home, 126 Walpole St., (Rt. 1A) Norwood, (781) 762-0174, on Tuesday, Oct. 16, at 8 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Timothy Church, Norwood, at 9 a.m.. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. A collation will follow and interment will be at the National Cemetery at Bourne with military honors at 2:15 p.m. The family will receive visitors at Gillooly Funeral Home on Mon., Oct. 15, from 3-7 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of one’s choice. For more information, or to register condolences, please visit www.gilloolyfuneralhome.com.