February 18, 1927 - August 26, 2017
Visitation: Thursday, August 31st 6:00-8:00p.m. Chesmore Funeral Home of Holliston
Funeral Mass: Friday, September 1st 11:00a.m. St. Mary’s Church of Holliston
Robert J. Renzi, 90, of Holliston, passed away at his home surrounded by family on Saturday, August 26, 2017. Born in Brooklyn New York, he was the son of the late Anthony and Mary (Giannone) Renzi. He was the beloved husband of 64 years to Roselyn “Roz” (Speakes) Renzi of Covington, Kentucky.
Bob graduated with honors from both Brooklyn Polytechnic High School and Adelphi College in Garden City, NY. He was a WWII Navy Veteran. Bob loved music, the beach, and playing the harmonica, but golf was his passion. He and Roz were members of the Franklin Country Club in Franklin, MA and the Foxfire Country Club in Naples, Florida.
In addition to his wife, Bob is survived by his five children; Dianne Robinson of Huntington Beach, CA, Robin Renzi of Brooklyn, NY, Robert Renzi Jr of Worcester, and his twin daughters Karen Renzi of Westwood and Carol Renzi of Salem. He also leaves behind four grandchildren; Erin Robinson, Elyse Robinson, Chase Robinson, and Ella Renzi DeOliveira.
” I carry your heart with me ( I carry it in my heart) I am never without it (anywhere I go you go, my dear). ”
– e. e. cummings
Bob was the light of all of our lives and he will be sorely missed. Visitation will be held on Thursday, August 31st from 6:00-8:00p.m. at the Chesmore Funeral Home of Holliston, 854 Washington St. www.ChesmoreFuneralHome.com A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, September 1st at 11:00a.m. at St. Mary’s Church of Holliston.