Robert A. Szypko

Died: 2019-01-22
Resided in: Danvers, MA
Viewing type: Funeral Mass
Viewing location: St. Mary of the Annunciation
Viewing date: 2019-01-28 * 11am Mass *
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Contributions: Gavin Foundation Development Department 675 East 4th Street, PO Box E-15, South Boston, MA 02127 We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit EIN 04-3220123.

FUNERAL MASS ONLY : Monday at 11am

Mr. Robert A. Szypko, 95, of Danvers passed peacefully on Jan. 22, 2019. He was the loving husband of Elizabeth ( Donnelly) Szypko with whom he shared sixty-six years of marriage.

Born in Danvers, he was the son of Filip and Anna (Brudzynski) Szypko. Bob grew up in Danvers and later graduated from Yale University and then earned his Masters from Salem State.

Bob served his country with the U. S. Navy during W.W.II. He was honorably discharged in 1946. Mr. Szypko was employed as an engineer with United Aircraft and then as an Industrial Arts teacher at Danvers High School. A true craftsman, he enjoyed furniture making, whittling, traveling and gardening. Besides his wife Elizabeth, Bob leaves his five children, Paula Szypko &(Marten Quadland), Martha Szypko, Jane Marchurs, (Kenneth), Mark Szypko (Eileen) and John Szypko (Pia). He was the grandfather to Robert, Mary Ann, Colleen, Gregory, Joshua, Filip and the late Alexander Marchurs. He was the brother of the late Mary, Martha, Leonard, Jon and the Rev. Alexander Szypko.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated for Robert on Monday at 11am at St. Mary of the Annunciation Parish, Conant St., Danvers, MA to which all are kindly invited. Memorial donations may be made to the Gavin Foundation, Gavin Foundation Development Department 675 East 4th Street, PO Box E-15, South Boston, MA 02127.

An honerable, loving, and respected man who showed his family what old-fashioned values and dignified living were most important in making an impact in this world. God Bless Mr. Szypko and may his family find peace in his loving memory and great impact he made in his and their life. May Elizabeth find comfort in knowing he resides with his Creator and waits for her patiently until it's her time to join together once again. Love and prayers to the entire Szypko family. Love, Lori
Jane and family I am so sorry for your loss of your dad. I never got to meet him, but he sounds like he was a wonderful man, husband and dad. I know he will be missed. My prayers are with you and your whole family Jane . God Bless ❤️❤️😇🙏
We are so very sorry for your loss. With sympathy, John and Lucy Regan
Hi John, So sorry for your loss! Your Dad was a great guy! I loved his woodshop class at DHS so much that I took it for 3 years. He allowed me to do independant study for a year. It was my favorite class in High School. My condolences to your family. Robert will be deeply missed! Keith Cunningham DHS 1981
A wonderful neighbor and great teacher. Thinking of all of you at this difficult time. Love, Bonny Meader Morano
Very sorry for your loss. He definitely has a life well lived and was well respected by all. God bless. With sympathy, Dennis Bourgault
Betty and Family, We are so sorry for your loss. We always enjoyed Bob's company and yours as well. When we think of Bob, we can see the smile on his face that he always had for everyone. Betty, we will be unable to make the Mass on Monday. Our thoughts are with you. May God Bless you and your wonderful family. Evie and Phil
Condolences and prayers, from Laurie & Andrew

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