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In Memory of

Robert Walter Bashian

July 30, 1929 - September 10, 2017

Obituary


W. HYANNISPORT, MA - Robert W. "Bob" Bashian, 88, died peacefully on Sunday, September 10, 2017 at Spaulding Hospital in Cambridge, MA. He was the beloved husband of Eleanor L. (Messina) Bashian, with whom he celebrated 60 years of marriage.

Born in Boston on July 30, 1929, he was the son of the late Noobar and Anahid (Margossian) Bashian. Bob was a graduate of Northfield Mount Hermon School and Boston University. He was a proud US Army Korean War veteran.

Bob was a longtime resident of Westwood, MA where he and his...

W. HYANNISPORT, MA - Robert W. "Bob" Bashian, 88, died peacefully on Sunday, September 10, 2017 at Spaulding Hospital in Cambridge, MA. He was the beloved husband of Eleanor L. (Messina) Bashian, with whom he celebrated 60 years of marriage.

Born in Boston on July 30, 1929, he was the son of the late Noobar and Anahid (Margossian) Bashian. Bob was a graduate of Northfield Mount Hermon School and Boston University. He was a proud US Army Korean War veteran.

Bob was a longtime resident of Westwood, MA where he and his wife Eleanor raised their family. He was the Senior Vice President of Sales for the former Frank B. Hall Insurance Company in Boston working in the industry for over 40 years.

Bob belonged to several local groups and organizations. He was an active member of South Congregational Church in Centerville, Cape Cod Men's Club, Retired Men's Club of Cape Cod, a past Master of the West Roxbury Lodge, a former member of the Wellesley Country Club, as well as the Bass River Golf Club in South Yarmouth. He served on both the Board of Directors for Erland Construction Co. and the YMCA of Boston.

Above all, family was most important to Bob, particularly his wife, children and grandchildren. He will always be remembered by all those that knew him for his kind and generous spirit, good humor and quick wit.

In addition to his wife, he is survived and will be deeply missed by his four daughters, Brenda Spratley and her children Robert and Cynthia of Richmond, VA; Judith Chiusano, her husband Mark, and their children Codi and Jami of Longwood, FL; Pamela Tewes, her husband Robert, and their son Benjamin of Sandwich, MA; and Barbara Hagner, her husband Paul, and their son Eric of Littleton, CO; as well as loving niece Elizabeth Berberian of Albany, NY; and nephew Ned Berberian of NY, NY.

Bob was predeceased by his sister Alice.

At the request of the family, committal services will be held privately. Family and friends are invited to attend Bob's Memorial Service on Saturday, September 23rd at 12 noon in South Congregational Church, 565 Main St, Centerville, MA 02632. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory c/o South Congregational Church, Centerville, MA or Shriner's Hospital for Children, Boston,MA. Arrangements are under the direction of Doane, Beal & Ames Funeral Home, Hyannis. For online condolences, please visit www.doanebealames.com.