Salem – Bob, 73,
died July 16 in Salem. He was born in Portland, growing up in
Mill City and moving to Salem in 1970. Bob graduated from St.
Boniface High School in Sublimity. He was a member of St.
Joseph’s Catholic Church in Salem and the Knights of
Columbus St. Joseph’s Council #1748. Bob received his
Associates degree as an auto technician and was very proud of
it. He worked in many different areas, most notably as a
partner in D&M Insurance Agency in Keizer and owning and
operating Action Motors. Bob enjoyed hunting, fishing,
gardening, and working on cars and various projects.
He married Doris
Gaines on March 18, 1972 in Renton, WA. Bob is survived by his
wife: Doris of Salem; his cousin from his Mother’s side:
John Pat O’Malley of Milwaukie and lots of Ditter
Recitation of Rosary
will be on Wednesday, July 23 at 9:30 am followed by Mass of
Christian Burial at 10:00 am both at St. Joseph’s Catholic
Church in Salem. Graveside service will be Wednesday, July 23
at 2:00 pm, at St. Mary Cemetery in Stayton. In lieu of flowers
donations may be made to: St. Joseph Knights of Columbus #1748
Seminarian Fund, 721 Chemeketa St. NE, Salem, OR 97301; or St. Vincent de Paul Food
Bank, PO Box 7864, Salem, OR 97303. Serving the
family, North Santiam
Funeral Service, Stayton.