Robert L. Gedies

Robert L. Gedies

March 14th, 1933 December 24th, 2019

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Obituary for Robert L. Gedies

Gedies, Robert L., of Arlington and Georgetown, ME, December 24, 2019. Loving son born to Richard and Antoinette (Bourke) Gedies in Medford, MA on March 14, 1933. Beloved husband of Jeanne M. Funk-Gedies. Former husband of Joan (Monaghan) LaPorta of Arlington. Devoted father of Robert Gedies, his wife Lucy of West Virginia, Jane Iannelli of Arlington, Richard Gedies, and his wife Deborah of Reading. Loving grandfather of David Iannelli, his wife Danielle, Matthew Iannelli, his wife Jaime, Robert Gedies, his wife Olivia, Michael Gedies, Alexa Burns, her husband Sam, Leah and Rachel Gedies. Brother of the late Richard Gedies and Ruth Russo. Bob was a former art teacher in the Cambridge school system. Funeral from the Keefe Funeral Home, 5 Chestnut St. ARLINGTON, Monday, December 30th at 9 AM followed by a funeral mass celebrated in St. Agnes Church, 30 Medford St. Arlington at 10 AM. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Sunday 2 – 6 PM. Services will conclude with burial at St. Paul Cemetery, Arlington. Late US Navy veteran of the Korean War. For directions, or to leave a message of condolence, please visit

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  • Visitation

    Sunday, December 29th, 2019 | 2:00pm - 6:00pm
    Keefe Funeral Home - Arlington
    5 Chestnut St.
    Arlington, MA
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    Sunday, December 29th, 2019
    2:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Funeral Mass

    Monday, December 30th, 2019 | 10:00am
    Saint Agnes Church
    51 Medford Street
    Arlington, MA
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    Monday, December 30th, 2019
  • Interment

    Monday, December 30th, 2019 |
    Saint Paul's Cemetery
    Arlington, Massachusetts
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    Monday, December 30th, 2019

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Katie Nickerson

Jeanne, I am sorry sorry to hear of Robert's passing. I will miss him!
Kathleen (blood)
Comment | Posted at 03:05pm via Condolence

Tom Morong

So sorry to hear of Bob’s passing. We had not seen each other in years but he always had a special place in my heart. I will miss that deep booming voice. I had thought about him recently and googled him and found this sad news
Comment | Posted at 07:51pm via Condolence

maureen murphy

dear Jeanne,
deepest sympathy on your loss. Bob was a good guy
and you both were wonderful in your years of helping chls/crls students over the years.
Comment | Posted at 02:53pm via Condolence

Bill and Judy Leffingwell

We are thinking of you during this difficult...
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Dave Iannelli

In loving memory of "Robert L. Gedies". My prayers, thoughts, and condolences to you all. Rest in peace Bob you will always be in my heart & memories.
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