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Robert J. “Bob” Hendsbee

Hensby Robert JFamily & friends are invited to attend a visitation on Wednesday, February 18th from 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107), Revere for Robert J. “Bob” Hendsbee who passed away unexpectedly on Febrary 10th at the Melrose-Wakefield Hospital at 84 years. A funeral service will be conducted in the Funeral Home at 11:00 a.m.

Born in Somerville on August 10th, 1930, he was raised & educated in Somerville and attended Somerville High School. A longtime Somerville resident, he relocated to Malden 30 years ago. Bob worked for many years as an auto body mechanic for Hood Milk in Somerville until his retirement. He loved horses and enjoyed frequent trips to Suffolk Down and due to his dapper appearance and his love for hate become affectionately known as “Bob the Hat”. A generous and kind man, Bob will also be remembered for his sense of humor and his enjoyment of life to the fullest.
He was the beloved husband of 52 years to the late Charlotte D. “Dottie” Hendsbee and the former husband of Mildred “Millie” (Blakely) Hendsbee. He is the devoted father of Lynn L. Hendsbee of Malden and Laura A. Garmon Hendsbee of Somerville and her late husband Steven. Dear brother of the late Eugene Hendsbee. Bob is also survived by many nieces, nephews and relatives in Maine. Entombment will take place in the Community Mausoleum at Holy Cross Cemetery in Malden.


Visiting Hours
Wednesday, February 18th from 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Funeral Service

Wednesday, February 18th at 11 a.m. in the Funeral Home


Community Mausoleum at Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden


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