Robert Donaldson

Robert Elliot Donaldson Sr.

October 31, 1916 - April 5, 2020
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Robert E. Donaldson, Sr.,103, a lifelong resident of Chelmsford & North Chelmsford passed away on Sunday, April 5, 2020 at Sunny Acres in Chelmsford. He was the husband of the late Blanche (Clough) Donaldson who died in 1997.

He was born on October 31, 1916 and was the son of the late Charles and Eva (Carpenter) Donaldson. Robert was a graduate of Chelmsford High School, Class of 1934. He worked as a union carpenter for various companies throughout his years in the trade. Robert proudly served in the United States Army during WWII. He was a Mason, a life member of the Westford Sportsman Club and a life member of the NRA. He loved golfing and looked forward to caring for his vegetable garden every summer. Robert was also a member of the Chelmsford Congregational Church.

Robert is survived by his sons; Robert Donaldson Jr. and his wife Mary of Chelmsford, Barry Donaldson of North Chelmsford, his daughter, Brenda Neault of Palm Coast, Florida. He is also survived by his 5 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.

A special thank you to the nurses, doctors and staff at Sunny Acres for taking such great care of Robert.
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Jean Silva

Posted at 03:17pm
He will be missed by many friends at the Westford Sportsmen's Club. Our sincere sympathy to Bob's family. Norman & Jean Silva

paula williams

Posted at 01:32pm
It was a pleasure to have been part of Robert's life at Sunny Acres, with deepest sympathy to your family

Peter Picken

Posted at 09:17am
So sorry to see the passing of Robbie a great friend of the Picken family.


Donna Wood

Posted at 12:35pm
I remember he was always in his garden. And it was nice seeing him selling lobsters rolls at the 4th of July festival every year. Sorry for your loss Bob, Barry and Brenda and all his grandchildren and great grandchildren. He lived a good long life.
Wow 103! Rest In Peace

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