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Robert P. Dinan, Sr.

Robert P. Dinan, Sr.

Robert P. Dinan, Sr.

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Monday, March 25th, 2013 from 4 – 8 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107), Revere, for Robert P. Dinan, Sr., who died on Thursday, March 21st at his Saugus residence, following a long illness, at 75 years.  The funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Tuesday, March 26th at 10 a.m., followed by the Funeral Service in the funeral home at 11 a.m.  Interment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.  Born & raised in Boston’s Dorchester section, he attended local schools & was a 1955 alumnus of Cathedral High School of Boston.  Always a sports buff, he opened a shop for buying & trading baseball cards & other sports memorabilia. The shop was known as “Dinan Sporting Goods” & later as “The Locker Room.”  He owned & operated the shop for over 40 years in Quincy.  He was a coach for the Southeast Babe Ruth League for many years, & in 2009, he was inducted into the Quincy Baseball Hall of Fame.  He was also a member of the Quincy Council-Knights of Columbus.  For many years, as a resident of Saugus, he was a “popular” crossing guard, retiring in 2010.  He is the beloved husband of 39 years to Carol A. (Howell).  He is the devoted father of: Robert P. Dinan, Jr. of Marston Mills, MA, John F. Dinan of Sandwich, MA, Joanne Bryant of Charleston, SC, Kevin J. Dinan & his companion, Jen Foesig of Trinidad, CA, & Kerri A. Dinan of Saugus.  He is also lovingly survived by 7 grandchildren & 1 great-granddaughter.  In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to: Kaplan Family Hospice House, 78 Liberty St., Danvers, MA 01923, or to: Light the Night Walk for Leukemia & Lymphoma, ATTN: “Team Bob” (http://pages.lightthenight.org/ma/wakefld13/kdinan).

Services

Visiting Hours

Monday, March 25th, 2013 from 4 – 8 p.m.

Funeral Service

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013 at 11 a.m. in the Funeral Home.

Interment

Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to: Kaplan Family Hospice House, 78 Liberty St., Danvers, MA 01923, or to: Light the Night Walk for Leukemia & Lymphoma, ATTN: “Team Bob” (http://pages.lightthenight.org/ma/wakefld13/kdinan).

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  1. Bill and Shirley Sutton
    Mar 25 2013

    We are so sorry for your lost! You and your family are very much in our prayers.

    BILL AND SHIRLEY SUTTON
    GOLDSBORO NC
    (Friend of JOJO)

  2. Elizabeth McCarthy
    Mar 25 2013

    Kerri, I am so sorry for the loss of your father. My deepest condolences to you and your family.

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