Robert L. Higgins

February 29, 1940May 4, 2018

Robert Louis Higgins, a long-time resident of Lynn, passed away in his home on Friday, May 4, 2018 at the age of 78. Born on February 29, 1940 in St. Stephen, New Brunswick, Canada, he was the son of the late Daniel Higgins and Virginia (Carpenter) (Higgins) Noble. Bob was a graduate of Brighton High School with the Class of 1957. He went on to attend Northeastern University. Bob married his sweetheart, Dianne D. O’Connor on June 19, 1965 in St. Joseph’s Church in Lynn. The couple had spent over 52 years in marriage and love together.

Bob leaves his wife, Dianne D. Higgins of Lynn, his sister, Diane T. Scully of Lynn, his brothers-in-law, Michael T. O’Connor of Lynn and Patrick M. O’Connor and his wife, Cynthia of Salem. Several nieces and nephews also survive him. Bob was preceded in death by his parents-in-law, William and Rachel (Laramie) O’Connor.

Funeral from the Cuffe-McGinn Funeral Home, 157 Maple St. Lynn on Friday, May 11, 2018 at 9 to 10 am followed by a Funeral Mass in Our Lady of the Assumption Church, 17 Grove St. Lynnfield at 11am. Burial will follow in Pine Grove Cemetery, Lynn.


  • Visiting Hours Friday, May 11, 2018
  • Funeral Mass Friday, May 11, 2018

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