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Robert J. “Bo” Cormier

March 22, 1945 - October 2, 2017


Bo & Ann Marie Cormier


   Robert J. “Bo” Cormier passed away on October 2, 2017 after a short illness, in the Melrose-Wakefield Hospital, he was 72.  Bo was the son of the late Joseph L. & Jeanevitta (Izzicupo) Cormier.  He was born in Boston on March 22, 1945 and lived with his parents in North End section of Boston.

   Bo was a graduate of Brighton High School Class of 1963.  Bob would meet and later marry the love of his life, Ann Marie Zerella. The couple lived in the North End of Boston and later moved to Malden in the 1970’s. They would start a family and would later welcome their two sons Robert & Jason.

   Bob was a Union Laborer for Local # 22 in Boston, working on constructions jobs throughout the Boston area.  Bob worked many years on the Big Dig Tunnel Project in Boston. One of his fond memories was his work assisting in the installation of the white support cables, which hang from the Boston land mark, the Zakim Bridge in Boston.  He was also a laborer working at the U.S. Gypsum Company of Boston before the closing of the plant. He witnessed and received pieces of the last gypsum board coming off the line for the last time before that plant location closed in 2008.  He was with the union for over 20 years and retired 10 years ago.

   In his spare time Bo enjoyed relaxing at home and also enjoyed deep sea fishing. He was a longtime member of the Eastside A/A Club. He also enjoyed spending time with the Friends of the North End, attending different event and reminiscing with old friends and neighbors from the North End. He loved the time with his munchkin and she loved her times she spent with her “Papa  Bo ”.

   Bo is survived by his wife Ann Marie (Zarella) Cormier and his two sons Robert A. Cormier & Jason P. Cormier all of Malden and his cherished granddaughter Avianna Cormier.

   Funeral services will be held at the Weir-MacCuish Golden Rule Funeral Home, 144 Salem St., Malden, on Thursday October 12th at 10AM, followed by entombment in Holy Cross Mausoleum, Malden.

Friends and relatives may call at the funeral home on Wednesday, October 11, 2017,   from 4-8PM.

    In lieu of flowers contributions in Bob’s memory may be made to a fund that is being setup for his granddaughter, Avianna Cormier, educational fund. To be announced later.


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