London born who was a retired union carpenter

WAKEFIELD — Robert A. Rowton, age 82 of Wakefield, died on Saturday, November 20 at the Aberjona Nursing Center in Winchester.

He was born in London, England on November 7, 1939 and was the son of the late Robert and Hannah (Hayes) Rowton.

Robert moved to the United States at the age of 9 after the death of his father. He was a graduate of Essex Aggie High School and was a retired union carpenter.

He was the beloved husband of Rose M. (Federico) Rowton. He was the loving father of Cheryl Marczak and her husband, Walter and Christine Correia all of Bradford and Robert Rowton and his wife, Boryana, of Billerica. Robert is also survived by four grandchildren, Derek, Adam, Cameron and Megan and a great grandchild Anakin.

His funeral service will be held at the McDonald Funeral Home, 19 Yale Ave., Wakefield on Tuesday at 11 a.m. Visitation for relatives and friends will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday prior to the service from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Interment, Forest Glade Cemetery, Wakefield.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 and The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research, P.O. Box 4777 New York, NY 10163-477.

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