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Robert W. Sheldon

March 20, 1976 ~ July 15, 2021 (age 45)

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Robert W. Sheldon, 45, of Pembroke MA, passed away unexpectedly on July 15, 2021.  Robert was born on March 20,1976; and graduated from Silver Lake High School in 1994.  He had a genuine smile, captivating personality, and a generous heart.  He was known to many as Bobby, Bob, and FatBob. Over the years, he would be seen playing on the basketball court and baseball field, driving his trucks around town, sitting around a campfire, and just simply enjoying life. He was also a dedicated plumber, and a hard-working man who was always willing to help anyone.

He is survived by his wife, Paula Ryan, of Pembroke, and their daughter, Kendall.  He was an amazing Stepdad to Michaela, Cameron, Ryan, Kylie, and Trevor.  Together as a family, they enjoyed camping, fishing, kayaking, going on vacations to Florida, and having fun.  Their memories of him will be everlasting. 

Bob is also survived by his parents Robert J. Sheldon, and Catherine (McCarthy) Sheldon, and his sister Beth (Sheldon) Badore of Plymouth, MA.  

Visiting hours will be held in the Leighton-MacKinnon Funeral Home 4 West Washington St. (Corner Rte. 58) Hanson on Wednesday July 21st from 4-8 PM. Relatives and friends respectfully invited to attend. To share a memory of Bob or to write an online condolence visit







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July 21, 2021

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Leighton-MacKinnon Funeral Home and South Shore Cremation Services
4 West Washington Street
Hanson, MA 02341

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