Robert L. Henry
1931 - 2020
L. Henry, a longtime resident of Malden, passed away on Wed, Jan
1st, in Tewksbury after a lengthy illness. Robert was born in
Malden in 1931, the son of Richard “Leonard” and Brigetta
(O’Malley) Henry. He was raised and educated in Malden,
graduating from Malden High School with the Class of 1948. He
soon enlisted in the US Air Force, serving honorably for 4 years
during the Korean War. Upon his discharge, he returned to the
Malden area. In 1956, he married his sweetheart, Anne Cusick,
and the two settled down in Malden to raise their family. They
shared nearly 40 years of marriage together until Annes passing
in 1995. Over the years, Robert had worked as a meat cutter, the
First National Grocery Stores, and later at Roche Brothers
Supermarkets, retiring in 1996. Robert was longtime member of
the Irish American in Malden, an avid golfer, and was a
passionate New England Patriots fan.
He is survived by his children, Kevin H. Henry of Malden, Robert
C. Henry and wife Wendy of Tewksbury, and Gary M. Henry of
Lynnfield, and his grandchildren, Christine, Erin, Ryan, and
Robert was preceded in death by his wife Anne, and his sisters,
Lois Vernet and Grace Sasso.
Funeral services will be held from the Weir-MacCuish Golden Rule
Funeral Home, 144 Salem ST, Malden, on Tuesday, January 7th, at
9:00 AM, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in Sacred Hearts
Church, Malden, at 10 AM.
Interment to follow in Holy Cross Cemetery.
Visitation will be held at the funeral home on
Monday, January 6th, from 4- 8 PM