Robert D. Patenaude, Sr.

Westfield – Robert D. Patenaude, Sr., 69, (1947-2017) passed away at home surrounded by his loving children, on October 26, 2017. He was born in Waterbury, CT to the late Hector and Yvonne (Dube) Patenaude he was a graduate of Dean Vocational High School of Holyoke. He co-founded and co-owned Service Machine Inc. in Holyoke MA, where he worked for many years and was fortunate enough to have early retirement. Bob enjoyed playing golf, going to turkey shoots, was a member of Easthampton Fish and Game, loved to hunt, play pool and loved riding his tractor. He is survived by his loving children, Robert D. Patenaude, Jr. and his wife Colleen, Dawn Chartier and her husband David and Patti Cupak and her husband Dustin, and their mother Karen Holmes all of Westfield, his cherished grandchildren, Christopher and Rachel Patenaude, Carrie Haftmann, Nicole and Jordyn Chartier, Seth and Jake Cupak, his great granddaughter Kaylyn Haftmann, nephew John Corbett and wife Heather, niece Lisa Phillips and nephew Michael Stanton. Bob will also sadly be missed by lifelong friends John and Beverly Corbett. Funeral Home Service will be held on Wednesday at 11AM in the Firtion Adams FS, 76 Broad St. Westfield, followed by burial in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Southampton Rd. Westfield. Visiting hour will be held on Tuesday from 6-8PM in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers donations in Robert’s name may be directed to Holyoke Hospice Life Care, 20 Hospital Drive, 3rd floor, Holyoke, MA 01040.

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