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Robert A. Dube Obituary


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“Dear Uncle Bob, You have been a special person in my life and I thank you for the influence that you've had on me. You were always kind and...Read More »
1 of 23 | Posted by: Dave & Judy Gentile - Savanna, IL

“Pepere, Thank you for being the foundation of a wonderful family, and creating so many great memories. I miss you. Nathan ...Read More »
2 of 23 | Posted by: Nathan Oliveira - Bristol, RI

“So blessed you all were to have such a wonderful father,mentor and friend...and such a commited husband to your mother! Surprisingly,you will all ...Read More »
3 of 23 | Posted by: Donna Doyle - Barrington, RI

“Pepere, Thank you for always being such a wonderful person and a kind, caring grandfather. I miss you and will always remember your warm smile and...Read More »
4 of 23 | Posted by: Joshua Dube - Portsmouth, RI

“Pepere, Thank you for always being such a wonderful person and a kind, caring grandfather. I miss you and will always remember your warm smile and...Read More »
5 of 23 | Posted by: Joshua Dube - Grandson

“Please know that you are in my thoughts. Your memories will provide such wonderful solace in your time of sadness. My deepest sympathies to you all. ”
6 of 23 | Posted by: Dee Britton - Fayetteville, NY

“Dear Denise, Gary and family, Sending our Love and prayers to all of you for a great loss. Our deepest sympathy. Tom & Lise Raczelowski ”
7 of 23 | Posted by: Lise Raczelowski - Jamestown, RI

“Paul & Vicky - So sorry to hear about your loss. Vicky and I have worked in Code 411 for many years and I know how hard it is to lose a family...Read More »
8 of 23 | Posted by: Linda Stimpson - Portsmouth, RI

“May you be blessed with God's peace which passes all understanding. ”
9 of 23 | Posted by: Nina Coute Tow - Jacksonville, FL

“I first met Bob Dube more than 40 years ago while he was still on active duty with the United States Navy. Over the years I got to know him pretty...Read More »
10 of 23 | Posted by: Bob & Diana White - Portsmouth, RI

“To Denise and Family, Our deepest sympathy for you and all of your family. In that still and peaceful place where your spirit goes to mend, may...Read More »
11 of 23 | Posted by: Leslie & Dori Sanborn - RI

“My deepest sympathy to you all ”
12 of 23 | Posted by: Judi McDonald - Fall River, MA

“Denise & Family, My deepest sympathy to you all on the loss of you Dad. I will miss seeing him out and about in the neighborhood. ”
13 of 23 | Posted by: Cheryl Dame - Portsmouth, RI

“Denise and Family Wish you strength and solace in your time of sorrow. ”
14 of 23 | Posted by: Lee James - Yorktown, VA

“Dear Dad and Pepere, I am what I am because of you! You were always so focused, disciplined, respectful, caring, loving, concerned, helpful,...Read More »
15 of 23 | Posted by: Michele (Dube) Polselli - RI

“Please accept my heartfelt condolences to you all. He took the collection up each week with my father, Peter, at St. Barnabas. I will remember him...Read More »
16 of 23 | Posted by: Maureen McIntyre Brawner - CT

“Uncle Bob Thank you so much for being a good uncle and the best brother that my dad Florian could have had.The name Robert Dube always brought...Read More »
17 of 23 | Posted by: Ernest Dube - Midlothian, VA

“My thoughts and prayers are with the entire family of this wonderful, loving man. I was ever so blessed to be a part of his family when I married...Read More »
18 of 23 | Posted by: Cindy McDermott - Waterloo, IA

“Paul and family- I am deeply sorry for your loss. After reading your Dad's biography, I can see that there are no obstacles for him between here and...Read More »
19 of 23 | Posted by: Helene Anderson - Newport, RI

“Michelle and Aaron: Please accept my condolences on the loss of Mr Dube. You will be in our thoughts and prayers. Skip ”
20 of 23 | Posted by: Skip McAloon - New Orleans, RI

“Dear Paul, Heather and Josh, So sorry to hear of your Dad's passing. We remember him as a friendly, gentle man. Always smiling. May he rest in...Read More »
21 of 23 | Posted by: Vance and Shirley Lenzi - RI

“Denise & family, Larry & I send our heartfelt condolences on the passing of your father. We are certain that his new home with the Lord is filled...Read More »
22 of 23 | Posted by: Cindy & Larry Gobin - RI

“Dad Thank you for everything that I am. You are the foundation upon which I stand. I could have never asked for more from a loving father and a...Read More »
23 of 23 | Posted by: Paul Dube - Portsmouth, RI


Portsmouth, RI – Lt. CDR Robert A. Dube, USN, ret. 88, of 61 Pine Tree Road, Portsmouth, RI, died Tuesday, January 5, 2010 at home surrounded by his family. He was the husband of Jeanne Madeline (Bessette) Dube. Born in Pawtucket, RI on November 10, 1921, he was the son of the late Harmon and Alida (Laliberte) Dube. Mr. Dube retired from the United States Navy in 1970 after 30 years of service as an Officer serving in the WWII, the Korean Conflict and Vietnam.. He worked at NUSC as a Naval Laison for 12 years retiring in 1983. Mr. Dube was a communicant of St. Barnabas church where he served as a Eucharistic Minister. He was an avid fisherman, bowler, enjoyed camping and traveling all over the world. Besides his wife of 64 years, he is survived by his sons Robert A Dube Jr. of Newport, RI and Paul T. Dube of Portsmouth, RI, his daughters Jacqueline Cruz of Bristol, RI, Michele Polselli, Elaine McDermott and Denise Oliveira all of Portsmouth, RI, his brother Florian Dube of Central Falls, RI, nine grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. He was the brother of the late Maurice Dube, Sylva Dube and Roland Dube he was also the step-brother of the late Henry Pruneau, Claire Lebrecht and Cecile LaFlamme. His funeral will be held on Saturday, January 9, 2010, at 9:30 am from the Connors Funeral Home, 55 West Main Road, Portsmouth, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 am in St. Barnabas Church, 1697 East Main Road, Portsmouth. Burial will be in Newport Memorial Park in Middletown. Calling hours will be held on Friday, January 8, 2010, from 4-8 in the funeral home. Donations in his memory may be made to American Cancer Society of Rhode Island, 931 Jefferson Blvd., Suite 3004, Warwick, RI 02886 , Visiting Nurse Services of Newport & Bristol Counties, 1184 East Main Road, Portsmouth, RI 02871 or to St. Barnabas Church, 1697 East Main Road, Portsmouth, RI 02871..

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