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Robert J.

June 30, 1936 – October 24, 2018

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Obituary for Robert J. Ziemba

DRACUT- Robert J. Ziemba, 82, a life long resident of Dracut, passed away on October 24th. Robert was the beloved husband of Catherine "Kay" (Abernethy) Ziemba, to whom he was married for 57 years.

He was born on June 30, 1936, a son of the late Adam and Mary (Scanlon) Ziemba.

Bob graduated from Lowell Trade School. He was a licensed electrician and worked at Norman Day Electric and retired from Charles River Labs. He served in the U.S. Army and was stationed in Germany. Bob was an avid fisherman, who enjoyed many years at his summer cabin in Pittsburg, NH.

He was the devoted father to Lori Bissonnette and her husband Paul of Dracut. The beloved grandfather to Logan, Jordyn and Paul Bissonnette and his wife Jessica, all of Dracut. He is survived by his sister, Marge Surprenant and her husband Ray of Fort Pierce, Fl. and his nieces Kinberlee Menchel of Vero Beach, FL and the late Darlene Roberts of Newburyport. He also leaves his life long friends, Wayne Lambert of Westford, John Whitney of Waterville, Maine and Joe Wojich of Dunstable.`

ARRANGEMENTS: Family and friends may call on Tuesday, October 30th from 3-7PM in DRACUT FUNERAL HOME, 2159 Lakeview Ave., DRACUT, MA. His graveside service will be held Wednesday, October 31st, at NOON, in Westlawn Cemetery, Boston Road, Lowell. Please meet at the cemetery. To leave an online condolence, story or message, please visit www.dracutfuneralhome.com or find us on Facebook under "Dracut Funeral Home."


When Tuesday, October 30th, 2018 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Dracut Funeral Home
2159 Lakeview Avenue
Dracut, MA 01826

Service Information

Wednesday, October 31st, 2018 12:00pm
Fr. Richard Clancy
Westlawn Cemetery
Boston Road
Lowell, MA 01852