Robert Dale Harper

November 20, 1933 ~ May 11, 2020 (age 86)



Cars will line up at the Murphy O'Hara Funeral Home 519 Broadway (opposite Dunkin Donuts) to form a procession to Puritan Lawn Cemetery on Thursday morning May 14 at 9:45 am.

In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate any financial help to be given to Carol Harper the loving wife of Robert.  Please send your financial help to 75 Jefferson Ave. Everett.

Robert Harper 86, a resident of Everett passed away in his home surrounded by the love and devotion of his family on May 11, 2020. Robert was born on November 20, 1933 the son of Anthony Caso and Ella Harper (Trenholm) in Arlington. Robert married his love Carol Harper (McCormick) and together they raised their two daughters. He has been retired but before Robert worked driving a forklift in the Sears and Roebuck's Warehouse supplying the stores with materials and later, he worked for the City of Everett as a crossing guard and at the city yards in Everett. Robert was a kind and thoughtful man who dressed up every year and played Santa Claus for underprivileged children and he was always the guy who would help anyone in need. Playing cards with family and friends was a great enjoyment. He was a religious man and believed in God. His great love was marrying Carol and raising his daughters Joy and Jacquelyn but also seeing his girls grow up marrying and now see his grandchildren gave him the ultimate satisfaction and happiness.

Robert was the beloved husband of Carol (McCormick) Harper and loving father of Joy Harper Gualdarrama and her husband David and Jacquelyn Sabella and her husband Michael of Beverly. He was the adored grandfather of Victoria, Ella and Andrew. Robert was the brother of Agnes Doherty of Canada.  Burial will take place on Thursday May 14 in Puritan Lawn Cemetery Peabody at 11am..

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Private Interment

Puritan Lawn Cemetery
185 Lake Street
Peabody, MA 01960

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