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Robert E. “Bob” Shiner

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Of Revere. Died in the love & presence of his wife at home in Revere following a long illness. He was 92 years old Bob was born in Malden on June 14th, 1931, to his late parents, Charles R., Sr. & Viola C. (Alquist) Shiner. He was one of six children. He was raised and educated in Winthrop and was an alumnus of Winthrop High School, Class of 1949. Bob enlisted in the United States Airforce on April 4, 1951 during the Korean War. He proudly and bravely served his country and was honorably discharged on April 4, 1955, as a Sergeant.

On January 13, 1968, Bob married his wife, Hazel U. (Bolino) and together they moved to Revere, where they remained. During this time, Bob earned his Draftman Certificate and worked at E.G. & G Architectural Firm in Salem, MA for over 30 years before retiring as a supervisor. Bob was always happiest spending his spare time on his boats. He was a longtime member of the Winthrop Yacht Clube in Winthrop. He was a Past Commadore and one of the oldest ever to serve. Bob was also an active member at the Winthrop Lodge of Elks #1078 and the American Legion Post in Winthrop. He was a proud veteran, and was a deep lover of the ocean, being on the water was where he always loved to be.
He is the beloved husband of 55 years to Hazel U. Shiner of Revere. Cherished father of Robert E. Shiner, Jr. of CA and he was the proud grandfather of 3 grandchildren & 6 great grandchildren. Dear brother of Ruth Asquith of Winthrop, June Francis of CA, and the late Jean Raymond, Jennie Hess & Charles R. Shiner, Jr. He is also lovingly survived by John Poto & wife Linda of Maine, and many nieces, nephews, grandnieces, & grandnephews.
Family & friends are respectfully invited to attend Visiting Hours on Tuesday, August 8th from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., in the Vertuccio Smith & Vazza, Beechwood Home for Funerals, 262 Beach St., Revere. A Funeral Service will be held in the funeral home at 1:00 p.m., followed by interment Military Honors in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association P.O. Box 7023 Merrifield, VA 22116-7023.

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