BAPTISTA- Robert, D., 83, of Revere passed away on Sunday, December 1, 2019. Beloved husband of Elizabeth (Rossi) Baptista. Loving father of Lee Ann Voner and her husband Richard of Revere, Lisa Murphy and her husband Arthur of Danvers, Roberta Grutti and her husband Vincenzo of Middleton, and the late Michael Baptista. Caring brother of Jean Festa of Hawaii. Cherished grandfather of Jennifer, Richard Jr., Shawn, Ross, Madison, Michael, Vincenzo, and Sophia. Great grandfather of Mason, Dylan, and Ian. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Family and friends will honor Robert’s life by gathering in Vazza’s “Beechwood” Funeral Home, 262 Beach Street, REVERE on Thursday, December 5th from 4:00PM to 8:00PM and again on Friday morning at 9:30AM before leaving in procession to the Immaculate Conception Church in Revere for a Funeral Mass to be celebrated in his honor at 10:30AM. Interment will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery in Everett. Robert was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving during the Korean War and retired from General Electric in Lynn. He was also a lifelong member of the Pleasant Park Yacht Club and held a charter boat Captains License and lifelong member of the Winthrop Elks Club.