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Robert J. Cantara

January 1, 1934 ~ January 27, 2018 (age 84)

Robert J. Cantara, 84, of Biddeford died on Saturday, January 27, 2018 at Southern Maine Health Care in Biddeford. He was born on January 1, 1934 to Henry and Florida (Poulin) Cantara in Biddeford. He was educated in local schools and attended Biddeford High School.

He proudly served in the United States Army. He worked at various places, including WestPoint Pepperell, NKL Tanning, Biddeford Textile and Lucas Tree. He loved his family, as he and his siblings got older, he helped take care of his sisters. He enjoyed listening to old country music and watching western movies.

He is preceded in death by 7 siblings: Irene Cantara, Theodore Cantara, Raymond Cantara, Conrad Cantara, Germaine Pepin and twin baby brothers.

Robert is survived by:

2 sisters: Doris Couture of Saco

                   Theresa Cote of Biddeford

And numerous nieces and nephews

Visiting Hours will be 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. on Friday, February 9, 2018 at Hope Memorial Chapel 480 Elm Street, Biddeford, ME 04005.   A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. on Friday at St. Anne’s Chapel at St. Joseph’s Church in Biddeford. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery in Biddeford.  Arrangements are by Hope Memorial Chapel. In lieu of flowers, donations in Robert’s name may be made to Good Shepherd Parish, 271 Main St., Saco, ME 04072. To share condolences online, please visit


Donations may be made to:

Good Shepherd Parish
271 Main St, Saco ME 04072
Tel: 1-207-282-3321

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