Vietnam War veteran

Published in the August 9, 2018 edition

NORTH READING — Robert H. “Bob” Greabell Jr., 71, of North Reading, died on August 5, 2018.

Born on April 11, 1947, he was the beloved husband of Jeanne (Donovan) Greabell and the loving father of Meghan Wilhelmi and her husband JohnPaul of Wakefield and the loving grandfather of John Robert “Jack” Wilhelmi. He was also the brother of Richard Greabell and his wife Gladys of New York.

Bob coached soccer and basketball for EMARC in Reading for many years and served his country proudly in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War.

His funeral service was held in the Cota Funeral Home, 335 Park St., (corner of Park St. and Rte. 28), North Reading on Thursday, August 9. Relatives and friends visited with the family on Wednesday. Interment at Riverside Cemetery, North Reading.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Bob’s name to EMARC, 60-D Audubon Rd., Wakefield, MA 01880. For online condolences, please visit