Robert Allen Fournier

16 May, 193521 September, 2022
Obituary of Robert Allen Fournier
Robert Allen Fournier, age 87, of Livonia, Michigan passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Wednesday, September 21, 2022. Robert was born May 16, 1935. Robert was preceded in death by his wife Sally (Milwrick) Fournier, his parents, Edith and Russell, his brother Jerry and sister Linda. Robert is survived by his children, Yvonne (Larry), Robert (Gail), Joseph (Beth) and Melissa (Lori). His grandchildren Heather, Sarah (Matt), Nicole (Jacob), Brandon, Thomas and Nathan and his great-grandson, Evan were a special blessing. He also loved all of his grand dogs, Kassy, Bo, Willow, Jackson, Rosie and Thomas. Robert was married to the love of is life, Sally, for 66 years. His family was everything, he was a devoted husband and grandfather. He was a Diesel Mechanic for over 50 years and loved working on cars. His faith was a very important part of his life and he was very much involved in his church. During the early years of his family, he was a Boy Scout leader and loved to bowl on leagues. While his wife was suffering from Alzheimer's, he became involved in the Alzheimer's support group and continued to participate after her death by being a shoulder and an ear to others who were struggling with the same situation. Prior to the pandemic, he was a frequent volunteer at the nursing home where his wife had been. In recent years, he was involved in a social circle nicknamed the ROMEOS (short for Retired Old Men Eating Out). They were a group of five life-long friends who enjoyed meeting every Monday morning for coffee, conversation and occasional gossiping. He also enjoyed going on various trips with the local senior citizen group. He had always enjoyed exercising and was a member of the Livonia Recreation Center. He was an avid hunter of deer and elk and also enjoyed charter fishing with his nephews and brother-in-law. East Tawas was a special place where he enjoyed relaxing at the family cottage. A visitation for Robert will be held Monday, September 26, 2022 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Harry J Will Funeral Homes, 37000 W. Six Mile Road, Livonia, Michigan 48152. A funeral in state will occur Tuesday, September 27, 2022 at 9:30 AM at St Priscilla Catholic Church, 19120 Purlingbrook Rd, Livonia, Michigan 48152 with a funeral mass at 10:00 AM. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Fournier family.

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Monday, 26 September, 2022


Tuesday, 27 September, 2022

Funeral In State

Tuesday, 27 September, 2022

Funeral Mass