Robert J. Bowes

Bowes, Robert for website onlyBowes, Robert J. of Quincy died November 18, 2015 with his family by his side.  Beloved husband of the late  Julia T. (Doucette) Bowes. Loving father of Mary Bowes of Quincy, Michael Bowes and his wife Cynthia of Quincy ,Robert W. Bowes and his wife Darcy of E. Bridgewater and the late Paula Capeless.  Father in law of John “Lee”  Capeless of Halifax.  Brother of the late Arthur, Ronald, Walter and William Bowes. Cherished grandfather of Jennifer Swinhart and her husband Steven of E. Bridgewater, Leanne Capeless  of Halifax, John Capeless and his wife Jennifer of Easton, Elise Bowes of Quincy, Allison Bowes of Milton and Matthew and Katie Bowes of E. Bridgewater.  Robert is also lovingly survived by 3 great grandchildren, Kylee, Jordyn and Jackson Swinhart.

Robert was born and educated in Boston.  He worked at Boston Gas Company for over 45 years before retiring as Supervisor of Dispatch.  He enjoyed trips to Foxwoods and spending time with his family.  Proudly he served his country in the Marine Corp during WWII and the Korean Conflict.  Most of all Robert was a devoted husband, father and grandfather they truly brought him Joy and he loved them immensely.  He will be missed by all who have had the pleasure to have known and loved him.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday at 10:30am in St. Agatha Church, East Milton. Relatives and friends respectfully invited to attend visiting hours on Sunday from 2PM- 5PM in the Dolan Funeral Home 460 Granite Avenue, Milton.  Burial in Knollwood Memorial Park, Canton.  Donations in memory of Robert may be made to the Paralyzed Veterans of America, 801 Eighteenth Street, NW, Washington, DC  20006.