1937 – 2013
Dayville – Robert E. Berube, Sr., 76, a loving husband, cherished father, and caring grandfather, and great grandfather, of Tucker District Rd, died Tuesday, April 23, 2013, at Day Kimball Hospital. He was the loving husband of Pauline (Reali) Berube. Born in Killingly, he was the son of the late Joseph and Doris (Cook) Berube.
Mr. Berube worked as a printer for Standard Register for many years.
Mr. Berube was a devout Methodist and enjoyed gardening, fishing, singing, dancing, playing the guitar and harmonica, keeping his lawn in pristine condition, and listening to classical country music. He was an accomplished “Jack of all trades” and enjoyed being able to renovate and maintain his colonial home on his own. Robert was also an avid New York Yankees Fan.
Robert is survived by his wife, three sons Robert E. Berube, Jr. of Dayville, Joseph E. Berube of Putnam, and Michael W. Berube of Moosup, two daughters Judy Grondin and Renee Berube both of Dayville; two half-brothers Richard Berube of TX and David Berube of Danielson, a half-sister Joann Neeley of Webster, MA; 9 grandchildren, three great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a brother George Berube
A Celebration of Robert’s life will be held on Sunday April 28, 2013 at Noon at his home, 169 Tucker District Rd., Dayville. In lieu of flowers memorial donation may be made to the American Lung Association National Headquarters, 1301 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Suite 800. Washington, DC 20004. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.