Robert M. Henry

  • Died: September 19, 2018
  • Location: Rockland, Massachusetts

Magoun-Biggins Funeral Home

135 Union Street
Rockland, MA 02370

mbfhrjb@aol.com
Tel. (781) 878-1775

Tribute & Message From The Family


Robert M. Henry 78, of Rockland, Died on September 19, 2018 at South Shore Hospital, surrounded by his family, after a period of failing health. Bob was born in Boston, son of the late Harry and Barbara (McDonough) Henry. He was raised and educated in South Boston and was a 1957 graduate of Gate of Heaven High School.

Mr. Henry was a veteran of our Nations Armed Services serving in the U.S. Army as a Helicopter Mechanic during The Korean War.
Upon completion of his service to our country, Bob earned his Bachelor's Degree from Northeastern University. Mr. Henry worked for 35 years for Xerox before his retirement.

Mr. Henry was dedicated in his faith, and was a daily communicant at Holy Family Church where he served as a Eucharistic Minister. Bob enjoyed music, playing piano, and harmonica. He enjoyed sports, particularly The Patriots.

Bob was the Husband of Ann M. (Kelly) Henry of Rockland. Father of John P. Henry and his Wife Deann of Rockland, Theresa M. Coakley and her Husband Brian of Rockland, Joseph S. Henry and his Wife Sarah of Pembroke, and Robert S. Henry and his Wife Stephanie of Rockland. Brother of the late Hank Henry and his wife Claire, Ralph Henry and his wife Martha, and Donald Henry and his wife Vivianne. Brother in-law to Ellen Coleman and her late husband Richard, and Robert Kelly and his wife Muriel. Lovingly known as "Pop" to his 13 Grandchildren, Christopher, Raven, Stephen, Grace, Caitlyn, John, Faith, Kevin, Meghan, Michael, Hope, Sean, Jacob. Close family friends Dave and Sandra Donnelly of Rockland and many nieces and nephews.

Family and friends are invited to celebrate Bob's life on Sunday September 23, 2018 from 2:00-5:00 PM in the Magoun-Biggins Funeral Home, 135 Union Street Rockland, MA. A Funeral Mass will be held in The Holy Family Church on Monday September 24, 2018 at 9:00 AM. Burial will follow in The Holy Family Cemetery in Rockland. For directions or Additional Information, please visit www.magounbiggins.comwww.magounbiggins.com


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Condolence & Memory Journal

To the family; I am so sorry. For the times at Mass he always made me smile. God bless!

Posted by debrah Colins - Rockland, MA - Acquaintance   September 24, 2018

Condolences to Ann and the Henry Family. I had the privilege of working with Bob for many years at Xerox. He was a great guy and a pleasure to have known. We missed seeing him at our Monday morning breakfast meetings and will miss him even more now that he is gone.

Posted by Jerry Fletcher - North Easton, MA - Friend   September 24, 2018

So very sorry for your loss. May he rest in the arms of our Lord and may you take comfort knowing that while he is not physically here, he is just a memory away! May those memories carry you through this time of sorrow.

Posted by Dottie Miller - Abington, MA - Friend   September 24, 2018

To the Henry family,
We are so sorry to hear about Bob's passing. He might have bee. From Gate of Heaven but he was a big part of Holy Family! He was a great family man. And a great Rockland Man. He will be missed!
So sorry.
Chuck Tilden
And Family.

Posted by charles tilden - Hyde park - Friend   September 23, 2018

So sorry for your loss Terry, you and your family will continue to be in my prayers.

Posted by Pat Norton - Hull, MA - Friend   September 23, 2018

Dear Ann, Jack and the rest of the Henry family, please accept my heartfelt condolences, For all the years I have known Bob he was constantly one I could look to for happiness and joy. Bob was so outgoing and easy to love. A kind and patient man for sure. Please find peace in knowing he is in the palm of God's hand. Find peace also in your profound love of Christ, knowing that He who has lifted Bob to heaven will lift all yours hearts and spirits as well I pray. Peace & Love.

Posted by Bob Coughlin bc51577s@gmail.com - Rockalnd - Friend   September 23, 2018

To Ann and the Henry Family,
My thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of grief. May Bob rest in peace with his Lord and Savior.

Posted by Paul Swett - Quincy, MA - Family Friend   September 23, 2018

To Ann and all of the Henry family I am so sorry for your loss. Though we are confident in his joyful salvation, yet we are still empty with not having him here. May each of you in time remember fondly the special gift it was to have him in your lives.
Sincerly, Gene Hickey

Posted by Gene Hickey - NORWELL, MA - Friend   September 22, 2018

Bob was always so kind and I'll miss his hugs at Anita Marie's. He was like family always had a smile on his face.

Posted by Maryellen Childs Vega - Rockland, MA - Friend   September 22, 2018

Bob and Muriel Kelly will dearly miss our brother-in-law. His happy smile and friendly manner will be missed by so many at our family gatherings. His love of family and Jesus made him an inspiration to everyone.

Posted by Muriel Kelly - Plymouth, MA - Family   September 21, 2018

We are so sorry to hear of Bob's passing. Many prayers for the family, and much love, Colleen and Dick Roberts

Posted by Colleen Morgan/Roberts - Cummaquid, MA - Family   September 21, 2018

To the Henry family- we are so sorry for your loss. Pop was a kind, loving family man with a great sense of humor and he will be missed by many. Love, Peter, Liz and Thomas Phelps

Posted by Liz Phelps - Nantucket, MA - Family   September 21, 2018

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Anniebean and family... Very sorry to hear of Bob's passing. Sending heartfelt sympathy, prayers, and a hug.

Posted by Jean Marie Duncan - Quincy, MA - Family Friend   September 20, 2018

Ann and Jack

On behalf of WRPS we send our condolences on the passing of Bob. Bob was an outstanding man and was the perfect camera man for What Would Jesu Do. He will be missed by all of us at the station. May he Rest in Peace

Posted by Christopher Burnieika - Rockland, MA - Acquaintance   September 20, 2018

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So sorry to hear about Mr. Henry. Sending prayers

Posted by Beth Hassey - Abington, MA - Friend   September 20, 2018

To my longtime friend Terry and Family,
No words to describe the pain in your hearts. Thinking of you all with love and prayers.
Carol Ann & Bob Fahey

Posted by Carol Ann Fahey - Berkley, MA - Friend   September 20, 2018

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Kathy and I were very sorry to hear of Bob's passing. He was a gentleman in every description and wonderful inspiration for both of us.
All our love,
Michael and Kathy McCabe

Posted by Michael McCabe - Whitman, MA - Family   September 20, 2018


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