SAUGUS - Mr. Robert “Bob” J. Blakeley, age 81, died on Saturday, June 15th at his home surrounded by his entire extended family to celebrate Father’s Day. He was the loving husband of Jean P. (Atkinson) Blakeley with whom he shared 59 years of marriage.
Born, raised and a life-long resident of Saugus, he was the son of the late Willard and Julia (O’Shea) Blakeley. He served in the United States Coast Guard Reserve and worked for the former Polaroid Corporation as a mechanical engineer.
In addition to his wife, Bob leaves four loving children, Cindy Blakeley of Saugus, Jeannie Atkinson and her husband Chris of AZ, Robert Blakeley, Jr. of AZ, Jamie Blakeley of Saugus; four cherished grandchildren, James and Sarah Blakeley, Kyle and Carly Atkinson. He was predeceased by his sister Linda Miller.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Bob’s memory may be made to Blessed Sacrament Parish, 14 Summer St., Saugus, MA 01906.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a funeral mass in Blessed Sacrament Church, 14 Summer St., Saugus on Saturday at 10 a.m. Meet at church. Interment will be at Riverside Cemetery in Saugus. Arrangements by Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Home, SAUGUS.
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