Robert “Bob” A. Guertin, 74, of Gardner, died peacefully Sunday, October 13, 2019, surrounded by his family in Quabbin Valley Healthcare of Athol after a long battle with dementia.
Born in Gardner on July 3, 1945, he was the son of the late Wilfred and Diane (Voisine) Guertin. He graduated from Gardner High School with the Class of 1963. He would get a degree in Business from Mount Wachusett Community College in 1984.
He worked for more than 50-years as a banker in Gardner working for both Safety Fund Bank and TD Banknorth, before retiring in 2011. He was a member of Annunciation Parish, Gardner. Bob was a skilled wood worker and did many projects for his family and friends. He especially cherished time spent time with his family.
He leaves his wife of 48 years, Carol J. (Monette) Guertin of Gardner; two sons Steven R. Guertin and his wife Christine of Lunenburg, Matthew P. Guertin of Gardner; one daughter Susan M. Lucier and her husband James of Gardner; five brothers Roland Guertin of Hubbardston, Norman Guertin and his wife Linda of Leominster, Roger Guertin of Gardner, Donald Guertin of Gardner, Ronald Guertin of Gardner; three sisters Rachel Thibodeau of Gardner, Lucille Diemdowitz of Gardner, and Anne Beauregard and her husband Eugene of Gardner; two grandchildren Alexander and Andrew Lucier both of Gardner; two grand dogs Zulie and Chloe and several nieces nephews and cousins.
A Graveside service will be held Thursday, October 17, 2019 at 11:00am in Notre Dame Cemetery, West Street, Gardner.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 309 Waverley Oaks Road, Waltham, MA 02452, the Gardner CAC, 294 Pleasant St #2929, Gardner, MA 01440, or to the Gardner Animal Shelter 899 West Broadway, Gardner, MA 01440. Please reference in memory of Robert A. Guertin.