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“To the Withrow Family, I am so sorry for your loss. Sending you love and prayers during this difficult time. May he rest in the peace. ”
1 of 16 | Posted by: Alan Freedman

“To the entire Withrow family, I am so sorry for your loss. Sending you love and prayers during this difficult time. May he rest in the peace <3 ”
2 of 16 | Posted by: Jimmy Vanaria - Norton, MA

“In Loving Memory of our Uncle, ROBERT E. WITHROW, and in Celebration of his life with us on Earth. Jim and Karen Orifice ”
3 of 16 | Posted by: Jim Orifice

“It is with profound regret hat Uncle Bob was taken so suddenly from us. We were looking forward to his full recovery. He was always strong on will to...Read More »
4 of 16 | Posted by: James and Karen Orifice - Family

“Sending our deepest sympathies to the Withrow families. Rest in peace Uncle Bob along with your sweetheart, Aunt Rita. Love, Christine, Tom, Justin,...Read More »
5 of 16 | Posted by: Christine Cormier Cormier - TN

“To my cousins we are ever so heartbroken for your loss. Aunt Rita and Uncle Bob hold special memories for us all. Will never forget staying with...Read More »
6 of 16 | Posted by: Mary Murray - Bluffton, SC

“I am so deeply sorry to hear of my Uncle Bob's death. To many memories I have of my youth and young adulthood with him and Aunt Rita at family...Read More »
7 of 16 | Posted by: Raymond Cormier - Bristol, CT

“Susan,I am sorry for the loss of your Dad. May all the good memories help you and your family in the days ahead.May he rest in Eternal Peace.Patty...Read More »
8 of 16 | Posted by: Patricia Bertrand - Billerica, MA

“To the Withrow family, Cindy and I are very sorry to hear of Bob's passing. We had many great visits with him and Rita when they got together with...Read More »
9 of 16 | Posted by: Morris Allinson - Milford, CT

“To the Withrow family, Cindy and I are very sorry to hear of Bob's passing. We had many great visits with him and Rita when they got together with...Read More »
10 of 16 | Posted by: Morris Allinson - Milford, CT

“My sincere condolences to the Withrow family. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. Your dad was a very special man together again with Rita. May...Read More »
11 of 16 | Posted by: Roni Gagnon - Natick, MA

“To all the Withrow CousinsOur heartfelt sympathies to you all for the loss of your dad, a great man. Uncle Bob and the Withrow family were always a...Read More »
12 of 16 | Posted by: Ed Cormei - Auburn, ME - Family

“To our wonderful Withrow Cousins,Our heartfelt condolences as Uncle Bob vegans his journey to meet up with Aunt Rita in the Lord's Kingdom. A full...Read More »
13 of 16 | Posted by: Anthony Orifice - Dayton, ME

“We are sadden to hear about your dad. Great man. Our prayers & thoughts are with you at this difficult time.Love,Vinnie & Diane Carme ”
14 of 16 | Posted by: Diane Carme - Coconut Creek, FL

“Jim, Debbie and family, I am sorry for your loss. May all the wonderful memories comfort you all at this time. My thoughts and prayers are with you...Read More »
15 of 16 | Posted by: Clare Connolly Welch - Waltham, MA

“WarrenSo sorry to hear about your dad. Didnt know him but I know he raised a great son.Take care. ”
16 of 16 | Posted by: a friend


Maynard - Mr. Robert E. Withrow, formerly of Waltham, died Sunday, May 22, 2022 in Newton-Wellesley Hospital. He was 95.

Bob was born on May 15, 1927 in Malden, son of the late Charles A. and Margaret (Gardner) Withrow. Raised in Waltham he attended Waltham High School where he played on its hockey team. He married Rita R. Cormier on January 18, 1953 in Saint Charles Borromeo Church. Bob served in the United States Navy in both World War II and the Korean War. Longtime residents of Waltham, they moved to their home in Newbury, New Hampshire after his retirement thirty years ago and returned to Maynard in 2006.

He worked for the Association of Heat & Frost Insulators & Allied Workers Local #6 for over 40 years, retiring in 1992. Retirement afforded Bob more time relaxing in New Hampshire. He played golf with his sons on Sunday mornings until he was age 92. He was a longtime Red Sox fan and an avid reader. He was a member of the Holy Name Society at St. Mary's Church in Waltham.

Bob was predeceased by his wife of 64 years, Rita R. (Cormier) Withrow who died July 17, 2019. He leaves his children, Steven G. Withrow (Paula) of Falmouth, Robert E. Withrow Jr. (Patricia) of Dedham, Helen C. Antonellis (Kenneth) of Boylston, Susan A. Bowers (Jonathan) of Danvers, James P. Withrow (Deborah) of Watertown and Warren M. Withrow (Karen) of Waltham; his sister Jean Morine of Florida and his late brother, Charles A. Withrow Jr.; also survived by 18 grandchildren, 26 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will honor and remember Bob's life by gathering for calling hours in The Joyce Funeral Home, 245 Main Street (Rte. 20), Waltham on Tuesday May 31st from 4 to 7 p.m. and again at 9 a.m. on Wednesday morning before leaving in procession to Our Lady Comforter of the Afflicted Church, 880 Trapelo Road, Waltham where his Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Burial with military honors will follow in Calvary Cemetery, Waltham.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude's Children Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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250 High Street Waltham, MA 02453