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Robert W. Dexter, 86

Robert W. Dexter, 86, formerly of Bellingham and Mendon, died Monday, June 25, 2018 at the Blaire House Nursing Center in Milford.                He was the husband of the late Madeline (Taxiera) Dexter, who passed in 2008.          

              Born in Natick, he was the son of the late Robert H. and Emma T. (Beavis) Dexter, and was a graduate of Framingham High School, class of 1949.

          A U.S. Navy, Korean War, Veteran, he had worked for the U.S. Postal Service for over 24 years. First as a letter carrier, then an electrical technician. Prior to his enlistment in the Navy, he served in the National Guard for 2 years. Mr. Dexter had also worked for Waters Corp., Dumont, and Applied Measurements, as well as working part-time at O’Grady’s Garage in Mendon.

          He was the father of William J. Dexter of Medway, Stephen A. Dexter and his wife Karen of Blackstone, Thomas J. Dexter and his wife Tammy of Bellingham, Madeline T. DeSimone and her husband Paul of Medway, Catherine A. Kampersal and her husband Harry of Holliston, and the late Robert E. Dexter. He was predeceased by his brother Edward Dexter, and sisters, Violet Walsh and Virginia Maude. He is also survived by 20 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

          A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, June 28, 2018 at the St. Mary of the Assumption Church, Winter St., Milford, at 10:00AM. Burial will follow in the St. Mary’s Cemetery in Milford.

          Visiting will be held from 8:30-9:30AM, prior to the Mass at the Consigli-Ruggerio Funeral Home, 46 Water St., Milford.

Guest Book

Growing up next to you all has been a blessing. Know ing auntie and uncle will be a cherished memory. We got to know them on a daily bases and the laughter of your dad and his wide grin will always be in my heart. know that my saddened heart is with you all. keeping you in my prayers. mom and dad are together again and how happy he must be....LOVE YOU ALL .............brenda

Donations to the Alzheimer’s Association (alz.org) or the American Cancer Society (cancer.org) would be greatly appreciated. The loving support of our family and friends is a great comfort to us! We are truly grateful for your messages of condolence! Thank you so much❤️ Bill, Stephen, Madeline, Tom & Cathy
Cathy Dexter Kampersal

To Madeline & her Beautiful Family, Chris and I are so sorry to hear the sad news of your loved ones passing. We pray that the fond memories you hold dear to your heart help you through the tough times as you grieve his loss. God Bless You All! Our Deepest Condolences, Chris & Laura Hamel
Chris & Laura Hamel

I'm so sorry for your loss, my thoughts are with you all at this difficult time. R.I. P. Mr Dexter.
Jean Rockwell

Keeping the Dexter family in my thoughts. Wishing you all strength and comfort as you say goodbye to your Dad [Mr. Dexter]. Is there a charitable organization that I can donate to in memorial?
Lynn Shepherd

Prayers of comfort and peace to the Dexter family... God Bless ~ And most certainly, grateful to Mr. Robert Dexter's service to our country.
Linda Llewellyn-Oliver

On behalf of the Edward & Jean Dexter family, with deepest sympathy, we wish all of you much comfort, love and peace. We loved Uncle Bob like a father, especially after our own father passed away so young. We have many cherished memories of him from when we were children. May all of you be comforted by memories of your Dad, Grandpa and Uncle as well. May he rest in peace with his beloved Dee. We will keep you in our hearts and in our prayers.
Much Love from Auntie Jean, Lisa, and Deb Dexter

Rest in peace Uncle Bobby.
Mary Walsh LeClaire

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