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DeVoy, Robert W.


Robert William DeVoy, a longtime resident of Westwood, died Thursday, December 22, 2016 at his home in Westwood after a long illness.  He was 73.  Bob was born June 8, 1943 in South Boston, Massachusetts, the  son of James Malcolm and Ruth Elizabeth (Mackinnon) DeVoy.  He was a Bindery Foreman who had worked at Rapid Service Press and Primary Graphics.  Bob was also an active member, and Past President of the Westwood Lions Club.  He was the brother of the late James, John, David, Ronald, and Margaret DeVoy.  Bob was the husband of Victoria M. (Wilhelm) DeVoy, and the father of Daniel A. DeVoy and Malcolm J. DeVoy, both of Westwood, Liam V. DeVoy, and his wife Petra, of Nurembeg, Germany, and Kathleen Avila, and her husband Jerry, of Milford.  He is also survived by his two sisters, Elizabeth Smith of South Boston, and Ruth Ann Wisnaskas, and her husband Bill, of Whitman; his daughter-in-law Mimi DeVoy of North Attleboro; his sister-in-law Wendy Wilhelm of Westwood; and his three grandchildren, Siobhan, Devin, and Fionn DeVoy.  Visiting hours will be held Tuesday, December 27th from 2-4 & 7-9 pm at the Folsom Funeral Home, 649 High Street, Westwood.  Relatives and friends are invited to attend Bob’s funeral Wednesday, December 28th at 10 am at the First Baptist Church, 808 High Street, Westwood followed by interment in Old Westwood Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers donations to the Westwood Lions Club, PO Box 432, Westwood, MA 02090 for the Tot Lot would be appreciated.

Guestbook Entries

  1. Linda and Phil Bolton
    December 24th, 2016 | 8:48 am

    How well we remember your wedding … Your joy at the birth of Daniel and Malcolm and the good times you have had together! May the peace of knowing you gave Bob your best care and that his suffering has given way to the JOY of ‘welcome home’ bring you comfort,. In our Savior’s love, Linda, Phil, Julie and all the Bolton family

  2. Kenneth Shaw
    December 27th, 2016 | 12:39 pm

    Blessings in your time of loss. Kenneth Shaw

  3. Linda Mini
    December 27th, 2016 | 1:36 pm

    Vicki and family we are so sorry for your loss…our thoughts and prayers are with you all…love, Linda and John Mini….

  4. Rosa Patricia Devoy
    January 2nd, 2017 | 12:43 am

    I remember Robert Devoy Mackinnon brother of my father in law Great person Dave Devoy Mackinnon wife Evie Devoy my husband father Dave Devoy Mackinnon and his grand mother Margaret Ruth Mackinnon my daughter Stephanie Devoy his father Stephen Devoy im Stephen Devoy wife Rosa Patricia Devoy for 20 years married separated no divorced i Remember Robert Devoy Mackinnon a good person great father we sorry for your loss God have in heaven . Mackinnon where ancestors king Alpin 28 Scotland Ireland and Clan Mackinnon Chiefs Mackinnon Bless

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