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1 of 9 | Posted by: Marti and Gerry Myers

“Our thoughts and prayers as you honor and remember your father and father-in-law on Saturday. Love The Charles Kruegers ”
2 of 9 | Posted by: Charles & Jackie Krueger

“As Secretary of Carpenters Local Union 218 for 23 years, I knew Bob well when he performed carpentry work here and still spoke with him during his...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Gloria Ford

“I have many fond memories of visits from Bob who became a very important part of my Mom's (Adeline Marcotte) life 20 years or so ago. He made me feel...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Cindy Hansen

“Dear Bob,Carole,Les,Bill&Adeline I was very saddened to hear of Uncle Bob's passing. I have many fond memories of his visits to Bauline. Please...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Charlie King

“Dear Bob, Carole, Les, Bill and Adeline; We extend our heart felt sympathy to all of you. Although I never visited Uncle Bob in Melrose, my son...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Gerald and Cynthia King

“Dear Bob, Carole, Les, Bill & Adeline Please accept our deepest sympathy on the Passing of Uncle Bob. Our Thoughts and Prayers are with you all at...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Herb & Shirley LeGrow

“Dear Adeline, Bob, Carole, Leslie and Billy: We wanted to send our heartfelt sympathies to you all to let you know we are thinking of you during...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Karen McCallum

“Dear Bob, Carole, Les, Bill & Adeline and extended family. We extend our heartfelt sympathy to all of you at this sad time. We have many wonderful...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Clayton & Evelyn King


Mr. Robert J. King, Sr., of Melrose, died Saturday, April 1, 2006 in Melrose-Wakefield Hospital after a period of failing health. He was 86 years old.

He leaves his children, Robert J. and his wife, Constance of Monrovia, CA, Carole L. Sellars and her husband Robert of Ipswich, Herbert L. King and his wife Debra of Malden and William R. King and his wife Louanne of Nashua, NH. He also leaves his loving companion Adeline Marcotte of Melrose; Grandfather of nine and great-grandfather of twelve; Brother of the late Simeon and Flossie King. He was born in Bauline, Newfoundland, Canada son of the late William H. and Catherine J. (Driscoll) King and lived over 60 years in Melrose. He was an Army veteran of World War II.

Bob was a carpenter foreman for Local #218 Carpenter's Union in Boston. He was foreman for several large construction projects, including the State Street Bank Building, Museum Wharf, The Kennedy Library and the Meadow Glen Mall. He retired in 1985.

He was a member of the Fidelity Lodge in Melrose and an avid fisherman.