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Robert (Bob) Michael Daly

Royalton, Vt. — Robert (Bob) Michael Daly, 62, died Thursday, June 27, 2013, at home in Royalton, with his wife Judy. Bob was born in Peabody, Mass. on May 31, 1951, a son of Arthur Daly and Estelle (Bealieu) Penney.

He married Judy (Comer) Daly in Lynnfield, Mass. on Oct. 21, 1972. Bob raised his children on the North Shore of Massachusetts and enjoyed spending time with his family outdoors camping, hiking and visiting many beaches.

Bob has a green thumb and enjoyed gardening and planting landscape around his home. He also enjoyed hunting and fishing after moving to Vermont.

Bob is survived by his wife, Judy Daly of Royalton; his five children and their partners: Angela and Brian Tucker, of North Hartland, Vt.; Justine and Ryan Harrington, of Royalton; Tracey Daly and boyfriend, Marc Demeule, of Ipswich, Mass.; Lucas Daly and girlfriend, Samantha Fuller, of Remsen, Iowa; and Kelly and Chad Quillia, of Fort Lewis, Wash. Bob enjoyed spending time with his eight grandchildren: Cole Harrington, Morgan Leonard, Cameron Tucker, Katie Harrington, Kyle Harrington, Addison Quillia, Aubriana Quillia, and Jamieson Quillia. His mother, and stepfather, Estelle and Francis Penney; siblings, Paul Daly, Susan McHale, Debra Doucette and Kevin Daly.

A memorial reception will be held on Saturday, July 13, 2013, at 12 noon on Smedley Road in Royalton. Please send arrangements to 28 Wilder Lane, Royalton, VT 05068. For more information, please call daughter Tracey Daly at 978-876-1721.

“May the road rise to meet you. May the wind be always at your back. May the sunshine warm upon your face. May the rains fall upon your fields. And until we meet again, May God hold you in the hollow of His hand.” –Irish Blessing