Douglas- Robert A. Dansereau, 79, of Manchaug St., passed away on Sat. Dec. 11, 2021 after a long illness.
He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Deborah M. (Fullerton) Dansereau; 3 sons, Craig R. Dansereau, Mark A. Dansereau, and Douglas A. Dansereau and his companion Sue Snow, all of Douglas; 5 grandchildren, Hunter Dansereau, Jason Dansereau, Renee Dansereau, Kayla Snow, and Addison Snow; a sister, Pauline Shea of Uxbridge; his nephew, Stephen Shea; a great-nephew, Michael Shea, and many friends. He was predeceased by his daughter Kim A. Dansereau in 1987, a nephew Michael Shea, and his daughter-in-law Michelle Dansereau.
Born in Whitinsville June 2, 1942 he was the son of Albert J. And Beatrice E. (Girouard) Dansereau and was a lifelong Douglas resident. Bob worked as a Plant Operator and a Mechanic for Granger Lynch Co. in Millbury for 33 years retiring in 2000. Since the age of 17, he also worked for the Town of Douglas sanding, plowing, and as a backhoe operator. Always an entrepreneur, he and his wife owned and operated Diggers Liquor Store, Douglas Hardware and More, and R.A Dansereau Trucking Corp. A graduate of Douglas Memorial High School Class of 1960, he was a member of Teamsters Local 170, the MA Beach Buggy Assoc., and volunteered many years for the Douglas Fire Dept. He coached baseball, and enjoyed camping and fishing with his family at the beach, and playing cards in the local pitch league. He enjoyed Harley Davidson motorcycles over the years and will be remembered as a devoted husband, loving father, grandfather, uncle, and friend, who would do anything for anyone.
His funeral mass will be held on Sat. Dec. 18 with a mass at 10AM in St. Denis Church, 23 Manchaug St. Burial will follow in St. Denis Cemetery. Calling hours at Jackman Funeral Home, 7 Mechanic St., Douglas are Fri. Dec. 17 from 5-8 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations in Bob’s memory may be made to: the American Heart Assoc., PO Box 840692, Dallas, TX 75284-0692. To leave a condolence message for his family please visit: http://www.Jackmanfuneralhomes.com
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