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Pause Days Gone By by Bruce H. Zimmerman (ASCAP)
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“So sorry for the loss of Bob... He was the nicest guy and always made me laugh... He will be missed. ”
1 of 15 | Posted by: Max Woodward - Hanson, MA

“Bob was always such a good guy. I will remember him with a smile ”
2 of 15 | Posted by: Jeanne Simpson - Plymouth, MA

“You will be greatly missed.Love -- Carolyn and Frank ”
3 of 15 | Posted by: carolyn heller - plymouth, MA

Guido and Beth hanging together!  “Guido - You touched my heart and we always had such a great time together. You will forever be in my heart and in so many others that you touched,...Read More »
4 of 15 | Posted by: Elizabeth Peterson - Waltham, MA

“Sad to hear of Bobby's passing. Such a fun-loving character andthat will be missed. Rest In Peace Guido.Donna Wade and Brian Shaughnessy ”
5 of 15 | Posted by: Donna Wade - Davenport, FL

“RIP my frend ”
6 of 15 | Posted by: Billy Wright - MA - Friend

“Bob will be greatly missed by family and friends. He was a great person, and I will miss his presence in all our lives. May the lord keep you safe....Read More »
7 of 15 | Posted by: Betty Mitchell - taunton, MA

“RIP my friend. You had a very kind personality. May your family and friends hold dear to them the memories that you all shared. I'll miss seeing you...Read More »
8 of 15 | Posted by: Maureen Hudson-Marchant - Waltham, MA

“Reading of your passing breaks my heart, we are losing too many from the "Brighams Gang", at such a young age. I hope you are in peace. ”
9 of 15 | Posted by: Pam Feeley - framingham - Friend

“Bobby was a cheerful guy. Always friendly and warm hearted. ”
10 of 15 | Posted by: Tom O'Keefe - South Burlington, VT

“R.I.P. my friend you will be missed ”
11 of 15 | Posted by: Joe Mahan - waltham, MA - Friend

“We will miss you Bob next door. You were a wonderful friend. Doug & Cathy ”
12 of 15 | Posted by: Cathy Ferguson - Plympton, MA

“R.I.P. Guido, a nice guy and a fun character. ”
13 of 15 | Posted by: Bill Jarrett - Waltham, MA

“May you rest in peace Bob! We will never forget your smiling face You will be missed. ”
14 of 15 | Posted by: Brian & Darlene DeLancey - MA

“Bob was such a wonderful, loving soul. He was a part of our extended family and we loved him so much. We were blessed to share a million laughs with...Read More »
15 of 15 | Posted by: Lisa Weeks - Plymouth, MA


Waltham - Mr. Robert C. Gettings, of Waltham, died Monday, July 24, 2017 in Newton-Wellesley Hospital. He was 62.

Born on March 4, 1955 in Fall River he was a son of the late John R. and Marjorie E. (Reagan) Gettings and graduated from Waltham High School. Bob was a self-employed painter throughout most of his life.

He leaves his daughters, Rose C. Gettings and Callie J. Gettings, both of Plymouth; his siblings, Judith A. Beck of Framingham, Thomas J. Gettings of Carmichael, California and Eileen E. Volz and her husband, Charles of Fleming Island, Florida; his former wife, Mary C. (O'Keefe) Gettings of Pittsfield and many nieces & nephews.

Robert was also a brother of the late Kathleen Arsenault, Marilyn Goode and Allan Gettings.

Family and friends will honor and remember Robert's life by gathering for calling hours in The Joyce Funeral Home, 245 Main Street (Rte. 20), Waltham on Tuesday, August 1st from 4 to 7 p.m. followed by his funeral service at 7 p.m. Burial is private.