Robert M. Dugdale, age 55, passed away on Monday, July 13, 2020 in the Community Hospice House in Merrimack, New Hampshire. Born in Norwood, Massachusetts on October 8, 1964, he was the son of Richard and Ann C. (Condrin) Dugdale. He was raised in Walpole, Massachusetts, where he graduated from Walpole High School with the Class of 1982. Following his graduation, Bob continued his education at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Bob returned to his hometown of Walpole and took a position with the Faxon Company in Dedham.
Bob married his beloved wife, Michele Longacre, on September 30, 1989 in Saint Mary's Church in Mansfield. Together, they made their home in Walpole, where they welcomed their daughter, Devin, in 1990. Shortly thereafter, Bob took a position with Fidelity Investments in Boston, working in the payroll department. In 1994, after welcoming his son, Terry, Bob moved his young family to Mansfield, where they spent the next four years before settling into their home in Amherst, New Hampshire. They were welcomed into the neighborhood and spent the next 20 years building friendships, vacationing, celebrating holidays, and raising their families together.
After eighteen years with Fidelity, Bob took a position with PayChex in 2010, selling payroll and HR services to various companies. A year later, he took his skill set to Symphony before taking his current position with TriNet. He maintained wonderful relationships with his clients and continued to offer them assistance with their payroll and HR needs throughout the last few months.
Throughout his life, Bob was an avid Boston sports fan and especially loved following the Red Sox and Patriots. His love of sports was evident as Bob continuously volunteered his time coaching his children in basketball, little league baseball, softball, and Pop Warner Football. He formed life long friendships with the parents of his children’s teammates and would never hesitate to jump in the car and travel anywhere to watch his kids play. Most of all, Bob loved relaxing with his family and many friends, listening to some good music or making everyone laugh with his wit and timely sense of humor that stayed with him until the end.
Beloved husband of Michele (Longacre) Dugdale.
Loving father of Devin Weimer and her husband, Robert, of Portland, ME and Terry Dugdale of Manchester, NH
Cherished grandfather of Ro Weimer.
Devoted son of Ann C. (Condrin) Dugdale of Walpole and the late Richard W. Dugdale
Brother of James Dugdale of Walpole, Thomas Dugdale of Walpole, Bill Dugdale and his wife, Susan, of Portsmouth, NH, Daniel Dugdale of Walpole, and Richard Dugdale and his wife, Naomi, of Millis. Endeared son-in-law of Michael and Barbara Longacre of Mansfield, brother-in-law of David and Betty Longacre of Norton and Michael Longacre of Foxboro.
Bob is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends are kindly invited to gather for Bob's Life Celebration on Friday, July 17, 2020 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 in the James H. Delaney & Son Funeral Home, 48 Common Street, Walpole. All funeral services will be private at the request of Bob's family. Interment will take place privately in Knollwood Memorial Park in Canton. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: Community Hospice House of Merrimack, 7 Executive Park Drive, Merrimack, NH 03054 or Nursing and Patient Care Services at Mass General https://giving.massgeneral.org/donate/nursing-patient-care/.
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