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Robert M. Terry

July 3, 1942 - December 11, 2023

U.S. Veteran

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Robert “Bob” Terry, 81, originally from Meriden Connecticut, passed away Monday, December 11th, 2023 at St. Patrick’s Manor in Framingham MA. Born in Willimantic, CT, Bob was the son of the late Dorothy (Courtemache) and Raymond T. Terry Sr.  He was the husband to the late Shirley (Ciarlelli) Terry.  They were married 47 years before Shirley’s passing.

Bob attended Maloney High School and earned degrees from Becker College and the University of New Haven. Bob honorably served in the US Army assigned to the Pentagon Office of Chief of Staff during the Vietnam War era.  In 1976, Bob became a Connecticut State Trooper starting his career in the Major Crime Squad of the Detective Division. He was promoted to Sergeant Rank and was responsible for all overall management and public safety at Bradley International Airport. Bob retired from the State Police and transitioned to the public sector, working as a claim investigator for All State Insurance.  He also served on the board for the Foundation of Fair Contracting.  Bob also proudly served many years in the Air National Guard.

Bob was a civil war buff as well as an aficionado of Charles Dickens and collected many rare historical volumes. Bob was a patriot and devoted to his country and his family.

Bob is survived by his daughter Sherri Alicandro and her husband, Chris of Hopkinton, MA, Melissa Czerepuszo and her husband Paul, also of Hopkinton. He  also leaves behind his grandchildren, Connor, Jill and Josh Czerepuszko and Marisa Alicandro. He is predeceased by his brother Raymond T. Terry.

Arrangements are being held privately and are under the care of the Chesmore Funeral Home of Hopkinton. In lieu of flowers, please contribute to the Employee Recognition Fund at St. Patrick’s Manor (863 Central Street, Framingham MA, 01701) in his honor.   The family of Bob cannot thank the staff of St. Patrick’s enough for the care they provided to him.