Robert L. Brook

Born: Sun., Oct. 9, 1960
Died: Fri., Feb. 3, 2017


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Uxbridge - Robert L. Brook, 56, of Uxbridge, MA passed away at home on Fri., Feb. 3, 2017 with his loving family by his side after a courageous battle with cancer.
     Bob is survived by his loving wife and soul mate of 28 years, Diane (McLaughlin) Brook, his beloved children, Jennifer L. Brook of Worcester, Robert D. Brook of Somerville and Matthew F. Brook of Uxbridge. He leaves behind a brother, 2 sisters and many beloved in-laws, nieces, nephews and friends. Bob was the son of the late Dr. David L. Brook and Raymondé (Coté) Brook.
     He grew up in Cranston, R.I. and was a graduate of WPI in Worcester where he earned a degree in Mechanical Engineering. Bob worked for Raytheon for the past 10 years upgrading missile defense systems all over the globe. He also worked for Perini, Honeywell, and APC. Bob had many passions including spending time with his family on Snow Pond in ME, taking great care of his cars, astronomy, trains, building and fixing things, traveling, boating, and kayaking.  He always had a smile on his face, a story to tell, and a project to conquer with a work ethic like no other. He was known for his relentless, positive “Can Do” attitude and had a gentle charisma that drew people to him. He always gave 100% and accomplished anything he set his mind to. He was a role model to many throughout his life and illness. Bob always felt he had a guardian angel with him in life. Our hopes and prayers are that his angel will be by his side in heaven. We will forever love and miss you Bob.
     Services will be private and held at the convenience of the family.  Condolences may be sent to 18 Andrews Dr., Uxbridge, MA 01569 or by visiting  www.jackmanfuneralhomes.com

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LaToya Johnson
   Posted Mon February 06, 2017
To the family and friends of Robert Brook, I would like to express my deepest and heartfelt condolences. I am truly sorry for the lost that your family is feeling. Experiencing the lost of a beloved family member is one of the hardest thing that any of us can go thru. And because of that my thoughts and prayers are with your family. During this extremely difficult time, please turn to God for comfort and support. He promise to give your family the strength needed in order to endure this great lost. (2 Corinthians 1:3,4) Something else that can bring your family comfort is cherishing the wonderful memories that you have of Mr. Robert. These precious memories would console the family in the day's ahead.

Margaret R. Nasto
   Posted Tue February 07, 2017
To the family of Robert Brook - Please accept my sincere condolences for the loss of this gentleman. He was one of my favorite claimants - always a pleasure to speak with him (and you, as well, Diane).

David Dixon
   Posted Tue February 21, 2017
First, I'd like to indicate my sorrow at just hearing that Bob had passed and offer my condolences to his immediate and extended family. As an electromagnetic engineer at Raytheon/Sudbury I worked with Bob when he was with Perini/Framingham on several of our Radar site installations. When Bob transitioned to Raytheon I worked with him on several other radar installations with our last interaction related to the Cape Code radar system upgrade. I always enjoyed working with Bob and was amazed at his broad knowledge of information. He was always easy to work with and very industrious person who stayed focused to get the job done. I remember having some great conversations with him as we drove from Fairbanks, AK to another remote site during the winter when the temp's were minus 35 degree's F. It seemed that Bob really enjoyed the travel and perhaps the varied geographic locations. I will miss his positive attitude and broad knowledge base.

Carol Westerman
   Posted Wed February 22, 2017
I had the opportunity and privilege of working with Bob at Perini/PMSI, and even though it was for a short time and so long ago, I never forgot about him. Bob was such a nice man and he always had a smile on his face especially when he talked about his family. I was so saddened to hear about Bob's passing. Wishing all of you comfort and peace.

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