Robert J Groleau, 84 passed away at the Veterans home in Tilton, NH on November 12, 2019.
He was the son of Rosanna Desmarteau and Donat Groleau. Survived by brothers Ronald and wife Irene and Richard and wife Carol. Robert is also survived by his sons David and wife Sue, Paul and wife Kathy. Daughters Patty and husband Rex, and Debbie. Grandchildren include Brian, Robin, Cody, Bille-Jo, Brett, Kristina, and Frankie. Great-grandchildren, Kristi, Brent, Brandon, Devyn, and Brody.
Bob spent his life enjoying the simple things. He loved his late wife, Terry of 38 years and their many adventures together. They were married 16 years out of the 38. He spent his time enjoying sports, playing bingo, cribbage, pool, going to Foxwoods, and enjoying his family.
Bob would often speak of his eight years serving our country in the Navy filled with pride and smiles in every conversation. He loved telling stories of his time served.
Bob worked several jobs throughout his lifetime including The Red Arrow Diner, BB Shoe, Felton Brush, Hesser College, and Easter Seals before retirement.
Bob was one of the easiest people to meet and quickly become friends. He was known as the life of the party, quick-witted and always cheerful with a good one-liner.
The family would like to thank the Veteran home for their dedicated care during his stay.
Calling hours will be held on Saturday, November 30 at Goodwin Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 607 Chestnut Street, Manchester, NH from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. followed by a memorial service at 1:00 p.m a reception will follow after.
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