Robert A. Guertin, Sr. 86, passed away on Sunday, November 15, 2020.
He was the husband of the late Marion I. (Downs) Guertin and the late Joan Smith.
Born in Providence, he was a son of the late Ralph and Lauratine (Rouette) Guertin.
Mr. Guertin was the owner and operator of Rehoboth Auto Body before retiring. He was a life-long devout Catholic and communicant of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church for many decades. He was “Dad” to so many. On weekends he could often be found, dancing, listening to country music, taking pictures at antique car shows, bowling and most of all sharing these passions and spending precious time with his family.
He leaves his fiancée, Dolores Hayward, his children, Diane G. Kinnally and her husband Thomas of Ashburn, VA, Lori A. Alburn and her husband Marc of Rehoboth, Robert A. Guertin, Jr. and his wife Rachel of Seekonk, David A. Guertin and his wife Alison of Rehoboth, Rodney J. Guertin and his wife Brenda of Swansea, Kevin M. Ralph of Newport and David J. Ralph of Maine, 10 grandchildren, Kyle and Hayley Kinnally, Marc Alburn II, and his wife Amelia, Mathew Alburn and his wife Emily, and Megan Alburn, Lindsay, Marisa, Lexie and Trevor Guertin and Brandon Ralph, one great granddaughter, Ellie Alburn, two sisters, Theresa Rose and Jean Litke, five step children and many nieces and nephews.
His funeral and visitation will be held on Thursday, November 19, 2020 from 10:00AM – 11:00AM in Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, 984 Taunton, Avenue, Seekonk with a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00AM. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Saint Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.