Robert Schreiber, 89 of Chicopee passed away peacefully at his home on Monday morning surrounded by his family. Robert was born in Springfield on June 25, 1931. He was raised and educated in Springfield, graduating from Springfield Trade High in 1950, Spartan School in Tulsa, OK in 1951 and the Springfield Armory Toolmaking School in 1964. Robert enlisted in the US Air Force in 1950, serving with the 60th Air Squadron as a B-29 Specialist Aircraft & Engine Mechanic. He was honorably discharged and returned home in 1954. He worked for the Springfield Armory, Acme Chain, General Instruments, Western New England College and finally retired from Stop & Shop Supermarkets. Robert married the former Marion J. LaBonte and they settled in Chicopee to raise their family. Robert and Marion are longtime communicants of St. Anne’s Church in Fairview. Bob enjoyed watching football, reading the daily newspaper and spending time with his family.
Robert leaves his beloved wife of 61 years, Marion J. (LaBonte) Schreiber. His children; Robert Schreiber II and his wife Susan of Chicopee, Carl Schreiber and his wife Diane of Holyoke, William Schreiber of Naples, Florida and Kenneth Schreiber and his wife Carrie of Chicopee. His six cherished grandchildren, one great grandson and two step great grandsons. THE FAMILY INVITES YOU TO JOIN THEM ON MONDAY, MARCH 1, 2021 AT 10:00 A.M. DIRECTLY AT ST. ANNE’S CHURCH, 30 COLLEGE ST., CHICOPEE TO CELEBRATE THE LITURGY OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL FOR ROBERT. THE UNITED STATES AIR FORCE WILL RENDER MILITARY HONORS FOLLOWING THE MASS. Burial will be private at a later date. Donations in Robert’s memory may be made to Alzheimers Association, 309 Waverley Oaks Rd, Waltham, MA 02452
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