Brimfield...Charles Robert "Bob" Hitchcock, 85, died May 13, 2021, at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital in Boston. He leaves his wife of nearly 60 years, Judith (Caron) Hitchcock. They were married September 2, 1961.
He leaves 2 sons, Robert Hitchcock of Charlton, Jonathan Hitchcock of Brimfield, and a daughter Mary Jane Gaumond of Warren, 3 grandchildren Marcel Gaumond of Warren, Macey Gaumond of W. Brookfield, G. Beck Gaumond of W. Brookfield, and a brother David Hitchcock of Spring Hills, FL. He was predeceased by a grandson Charles "Chas" Hitchcock who died in 2015, and a sister Joyce Jacobs.
He was born in Stafford Springs, CT, son of Harold and Helena (Walsh) Hitchcock, and lived most of his life in Brimfield.
Bob was a member of St. Christopher's Church, and was a veteran of the US Army serving during Korea. Bob served for many years as a Cemetery Commissioner for the Town of Brimfield. He worked for many years in the construction business, and later retired from the Massachusetts Municipal Wholesale Electric in Ludlow.
He was actively involved with the Boy Scouts of America for many years, and for many years with the Brimfield Memorial Day Parade.
The funeral Mass will be held at 10AM, on Saturday, May 29th, at St. Christopher's Church, Route 20, Brimfield. A calling hour will be held in the church prior to the mass from 9-10AM. Burial with Military Honors will follow at Brimfield Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Hitchcock Free Academy, P. O. Box 155, Brimfield, MA 01010, or the Town of Brimfield - Memorial Day Fund- PO Box 30, Brimfield, MA 01010.
Sansoucy Funeral Home, 40 Marcy Street, Southbridge , MA 01550 is directing the arrangements. www.sansoucyfuneral.com
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