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“To the Markland family. I was sorry to hear of Bob's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with the family. May you cherish the memories. ”
1 of 14 | Posted by: Dave Blanchette - Sunderland, MA

“To Joe Markland and his entire Family. My thoughts, prayers and condolences are with you at this difficult time. May your hearts soon be filled with...Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: Jack Sinibaldi - Rehoboth, MA

“I was so sad to see this. Bob was such a wonderful man who always had a smile and a good word to say whenever you saw him. My prayers and thoughts...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Linda Saharczewski - ADAMS, MA

“To the entire Markland family,My thoughts and prayers are with you. Please accept my sincere condolences.Wishing you comfort and peace, ”
4 of 14 | Posted by: Connie McKenzie - Hatfield, MA

“I will always remember dziedzu as a loving, caring, and fun grandfather. I will never forget the times he would watch spongebob with me and we would...Read More »
5 of 14 | Posted by: Gabrielle Cancilla - Lanesborough, MA

“May the kindest man I've ever known Rest In Peace. ”
6 of 14 | Posted by: Eileen - Windsor

“In loving memory of a wonderful Dziadziu. I know youll be playing a lot of skipbo up in heaven. ”
7 of 14 | Posted by: Lauren Markland - Franklin, MA

“I extend my condolences to Jeff and the family and friends at this tough tine.Ed ”
8 of 14 | Posted by: Ed Rodowicze - Merrirr Island, FL

“I extend my condolences to Jeff and all the family at this tough time. ”
9 of 14 | Posted by: Ed Rodowicz - Merritt Island, FL


10 of 14 | Posted by: Ed Rodowicz - Merritt Island, FL

“My father was a remarkable person. He devoted his entire life to his seven children. He was a hard worker and a dedicated father and husband. I...Read More »
11 of 14 | Posted by: Mary Cancilla - Lanesborough, MA

“Wonderful human being and a super example of a good parent. Thinking of you all.Tom and Pat Markland ”
12 of 14 | Posted by: PAT MARKLAND - ADAMS, MA

“We could not have asked for a more loving and caring father. He put his family before himself 100% of the time. I don't think he ever missed one of...Read More »
13 of 14 | Posted by: Joe Markland - Franklin, MA

“I lived near Mr. Markland for Many years And I am still friends with many of his Children. He was a wonderful man and I always felt welcome at the...Read More »
14 of 14 | Posted by: Butch Parrott - Adams, MA


Mr. Robert David Markland, 87, of Adams, died Friday morning, April 13, 2018, at Mount Carmel Care Center in Lenox.
He was born in North Adams on September 30, 1930, son of the late David and Gertrude (Jolly) Markland. He attended North Adams schools, graduating from the former St. Joseph's High School.
Mr. Markland worked as a laboratory technician at the former Sprague Electric Co. in North Adams for over 40 years, until his retirement.
He was a communicant of St. Stanislaus Kostka Church, Adams. He was an avid sports fan, and especially enjoyed attending his children's sporting events.
He is survived by his wife of 64 years, the former Irene H. Anton, whom he married on May 30, 1953;
six sons, Jerome Markland of Tolland, CT, Jeffrey Markland of North Adams, John Markland of Pittsfield, Randy Markland of Windsor, MA, Joseph Markland of Franklin, MA , and David Markland of Amherst, MA;
one daughter, Mary Cancilla of Lanesborough, MA;
11 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, and several nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.
He was predeceased by his sisters, Mary Markland and Gladys Allard.
A Liturgy of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, April 17th, at 12:30 PM in St. Stanislaus Kostka Church, Adams, celebrated by Rev. Steven Montesanti, Pastor.
Burial will follow in St. Stanislaus Kostka Cemetery, Adams.
There are no calling hours.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Stanislaus School, 108 Summer St. Adams, MA 01220.
The PACIOREK FUNERALHOME, Adams, is in charge of arrangements.
To leave a message of condolence, please go online to www.paciorekfuneral.com

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