OBITUARY

Robert L Freeman

June 25, 1926November 20, 2013

ROBERT L. FREEMAN ALTON—Robert L. Freeman, 87, died peacefully November 20, 2013 at his residence. He was born June 25, 1926 in Framingham, MA a son of Leon and Ruth (Greenough) Freeman. He attended Framingham High School, at the age of 17 he enlisted in the United Marine Corps during WWII, following his first enlistment with Marines, he enlisted with the US Navy and proudly served his country until 1949. Upon leaving the service, he returned to Framingham and served as an apprentice carpenter, while also serving 16 years on the Framingham Fire Department. In 1966, he moved his family to Alton, Maine where he worked as a carpenter for Local 421. He was a member of the Maine Beekeepers Association, and was an avid woodworker and enjoyed restoring old furniture. He loved to read books about Nature and Survival. He is survived by his wife of 62 years Margaret; two children John Freeman and his companion Michele Ellis of Alton, Janice Gomm and her husband Stanley of Old Town, four grandchildren Ashley Freeman of OK, Lukas Freeman and his companion Hilary London of Alton, Andrew Gomm and his wife Jodi of Bradley, Timothy Gomm of Bangor; three great grandchildren Makenzie, Aiden, and Parker Gomm; a sister Claire Errico of Sherbon, MA; sisters-in-law Christina Pelletier of Framingham and Mary DeShaw and her husband George of Dennis, MA. He was predeceased by a brother Richard V. Freeman. Per Mr. Freeman’s request, private services will be conducted at Alton Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Cancer Care of Maine c/o Healthcare Charities P.O. Box 404 Bangor, ME 04402-0404 or to a charity of one’s choice. Notes of condolences may be left at www.birminghamfuneralhome.com

Services

  • Graveside service Saturday, November 23, 2013
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Robert L Freeman

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November 24, 2013

Auntie Margaret, Janice and John, I was so sorry to hear that Uncle Bob lost his battle with cancer,my thoughts and prayers are with you. jane(Errico)Johnson

Pam Bell

November 23, 2013

Margaret, I am so sorry to know that you have lost your Robert. My prayers and thoughts are with you.

November 23, 2013

Margaret & Family, sorry to hear about your loss. Thoughts and Prayers to you and your family.
Gail & Bob Zwirblia
Crestview, FL

Gail White

November 23, 2013

Margaret and family,,I am so sorry to hear about your loss...Thoughts and prayers are sent to all of you...Hugs from your swimming friend from the Y..

Ann Errico

November 22, 2013

I always loved my Uncle Bob and will always remember Janice's wedding weekend and he cooked us all breakfast... rest in peace Uncle Bob and all my love to Aunt Margaret, John and Janice and family.. I wish I could be with you but will come visit soon.. Love you all

Ann Errico

November 22, 2013

So very sorry to hear of your loss.

Corrine Trafton and Family

November 22, 2013

Paul and I are sorry to hear of the passing of your Father, Grandfather and husband.Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Patricia Stoddard

November 22, 2013

Margaret and family, Please accept my deepest condolences in your loss. I pray that you are comforted by your wonderful memories of your loved one.

Gordon

November 22, 2013

I did not know Mr.Freeman....just wanted to say what a kind smile he had ..rest in peace sir.

FROM THE FAMILY