Robert R. Landry, 80, of Biddeford died Sunday, February 24, 2019 at St. Andre’s Health Care Facility following a short illness. He was born April 10, 1938 in Biddeford son of Patrick and Laurence (Paul) Landry. He was educated locally and was a 1956 graduate of St. Louis High School.
Robert served in the U.S. Air Force from 1956 to 1960.
On May 20, 1961 he married Claire Annette Thibeault in St. Joseph’s Church.
He had worked as a welder at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard for over thirty years. After retiring from the Navy Yard, he worked at Thornton Academy and Thornton Middle School for another 23 years.
He was a lifelong member of St. Joseph’s (now Good Shepherd) Parish and had been a member and past president of St. Louis Alumni Association.
He enjoyed worldwide travel, working in his garden, local music and theater. He was a dedicated supporter of athletics and activities of all his children, grandchildren, nieces & nephews and regularly attended hockey, softball, football, basketball, track meets and cheering events.
He is survived by Claire, his wife of 57 years
Children: Nancy Bell of Ohio
Daniel Landry of Groton, MA
Robyn Lariviere and husband Ralph of Arundel
Kristie Landry of Biddeford
Gary Landry and wife Holli of Greenville, SC
Grandchildren: Heather Forgea and husband Tyler, Brad Bell, Sarah Broadstone, Bryan Bell and wife Elizabeth, Ericka Lariviere and partner Cassandra Collin.
Great grandchildren: Kylie Coon, Jaelynn Broadstone, Ella Bell, and Tyler J. Forgea
1 sister, Aline Belisle and husband Ronny of Biddeford
And several nieces and nephews
Visiting Hours will at 12:30p.m. on Thursday, February 28, 2019 at Hope Memorial Chapel, 480 Elm Street, Biddeford, ME 04005. A funeral service will follow in the Hope chapel at 1:30p.m. Burial will be at a later date. In lieu of flowers please consider a donation in Bob’s memory to the St Louis
Alumni Scholarship Fund PO Box 493 Biddeford, Maine 04005 https://sites.google.com/site/stlouisalumnibiddeford/home or St James School Scholarship
Fund 25 Graham Street, Biddeford, ME 04005 https://www.sjsbiddeford.org/.To share condolences online, please visit www.HopeMemorial.com.
Donations may be made to:
St. Louis Alumni Scholarship Fund
P.O. Box 493, Biddeford ME 04005
St. James School
25 Graham Street, Biddeford ME 04005