Robert E. Wilkinson, 94, Westport

He and his wife were married for 72 years

Posted 1/21/22

Robert E. Wilkinson, 94, of Westport passed away on Monday, Jan. 17, 2022, at Charlton Memorial Hospital. He was the husband of the late Theresa (Lemelin) Wilkinson, who passed away on Jan. 19. They …

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Robert E. Wilkinson, 94, Westport

He and his wife were married for 72 years

Posted

Robert E. Wilkinson, 94, of Westport passed away on Monday, Jan. 17, 2022, at Charlton Memorial Hospital. He was the husband of the late Theresa (Lemelin) Wilkinson, who passed away on Jan. 19. They were married for 72 years.

Born in Fall River, son of the late Robert and Nellie (Bateson) Wilkinson, he had lived in Westport since 1966. Prior to retirement, he worked for the Brubaker Division of United Merchants. Mr. Wilkinson was a member of the Westport Seniors at Our Lady of Grace. He enjoyed bowling and playing golf but most of all he loved spending time with his grandchildren,

Survivors include two sons: Paul R. Wilkinson and his wife Judy of Tiverton and James R. Wilkinson and his wife Karen of Dighton; four grandchildren: Ashley, Alexander, Andrew and Matthew; five great-grandchildren: Karli Jo, Maegan, Benjamin, Hanna and Shay; and several nieces and nephews.

He was brother of the late Lillian Gaskill, Arthur Wilkinson and Charles Wilkinson.

Arrangements held under the direction of the Potter Funeral Home, Westport.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123.

To sign the online guestbook, please visit www.potterfuneralservice.com.

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