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Robert A. Slaman

September 2, 1936 - October 8, 2011

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Robert A. Slaman, 75, of Hopkinton, passed away Saturday, October 8, 2011.
Born in Wellesley, he was the son of the late Thomas and Winifred(Whetton) Slaman. He was married to Carole A.(Dowd) Slaman of Hopkinton for 49 years.

Robert was retired from Ericsson/G.E. and was a Hopkinton Call Firefighter for 35 years, and a special police officer. He was a dedicated husband, father, grandfather, and friend. He was an avid outdoorsman which included sailing, fishing, and hunting with his son and friends in Vermont. He enjoyed the community of Hopkinton and was involved in and contributed to many projects to better his town, not the least of which was his commitment to the Hopkinton Senior Center and Woodville Rod and Gun Club.

Besides his wife and his dog Molly, Robert is survived by his children, Stephen T. Slaman of Hopkinton, Cori Oehley and her husband Scott of Upton; 2 grandchildren, Jamee, and Jess as well as numerous extended family and friends.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, October 11, 2011 from 4-8p.m. at the
Chesmore Funeral Home of Hopkinton, 57 Hayden Rowe St. A funeral mass will take place on Wednesday at 10:00a.m. at St. John the Evangelist Church of Hopkinton. Burial will follow in Mt. Auburn Cemetery in Hopkinton. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the ALS Therapy Development Institute at https://www.als.net/GetInvolved/Donate.aspx
Special thanks to all of you who made Bob’s life so wonderful.