Robert "Bob" Copithorne
Robert "Bob" Copithorne, 72 of Malden, Ma passed away peacefully
on October 28th, 2021 at MGH surrounded by loving family. Bob
was born in Somerville, Ma on November 28th, 1948, son of the
late William and Margaret (Quigley) Copithorne.
He married the “love of his life”, as he referred to her as
recently as the day before his passing, Patricia (Duggan)
Bob was a loyal member of the electrical union IBEW local 103,
for over 50 years and took much pride in that. He retired as an
electrician and took a part time job at Century Bank to put his
oldest granddaughter through four years of college.
Bob enjoyed taking long walks around the city of Malden and he
loved sports, especially his Boston teams. But, most of all, he
enjoyed spending time with his family and friends especially
Brian and Franny Smith, his life-long friends. He loved to
travel to NH to spend quality time with them.
Bob is survived by his wife Patricia, his daughter Tina Teves
and her partner Kevin Vetrano, His sons Marc, Mathew and his
long term partner Deseree Doherty, his grandchildren Kayla Teves
and her partner Kyle Barbaro, Alyssa Copithorne, Jeremy Teves,
Devin Copithorne, Amanda Teves and Kylie Copithorne.
Additionally Kevin’s son Jr. Vetrano, and Kyle’s daughter Ava
Also survived by his siblings William Copithorne and his wife
Candace, Richard Copithorne and his wife Gracine, Judith Fallon
and her late husband Craig, Jane Marie Murray and her husband
Tom and many loving nieces, nephews and extended family.
Bob was proud to be called “UB” by so many amazing nieces and
nephews, that always made him laugh and smile.
Visitation will be held at Weir-MacCush Funeral Home, 144 Salem
Street, Malden, MA on Friday November 5th from 4-6pm
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the “MS Society” or
“The Dana Farber institute