PAXTON: Paul R. Robertson, Sr., 92, formally of Spencer, died peacefully, Friday, May 11 at his home. He leaves his wife of 69 years, Virginia (Pettit) Robertson, his sons Mark S. Robertson and his wife Linda and Paul R. Robertson, Jr. and his wife Denise ,his daughters Susan R. Calcagno and her husband Frank , and Becky Greene and her husband Ron, his brother Rev. James Robertson of Orland, ME and his sister Barbara Johnston of Easthampton, Ct., predeceased brothers Jack Robertson and Bill Robertson,12 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Paul worked many years as a design and electrical engineer and managed a Taylor Rental store but was most proud or his role as Executive Director of the Spencer Rescue & Emergency Squad for many years prior to retiring in 1992.
Born in Binghamton, NY., he was the son of Harry and Grace (Harter) Robertson and later served his country with the U.S. Army during WWII.
He held many positions as a lifelong member of the Spencer Methodist Church and over 50 years as a member of Spencer Masonic Lodge and Hayden Lodge AF&AM .
A Memorial Service will be held at George Whitefield United Methodist church, 33 Main St, West Brookfield, MA on Monday May 21st, at 11:00 A.M., followed by burial with Military Honors in Pine Grove Cemetery, Spencer. There are no calling hours.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to, Spencer Rescue & Emergency Squad, P.O. Box 147, Spencer, MA., 01562 or Paxton Fire Dept. Ambulance Gift Account, 697 Pleasant St., Paxton, MA 01612. J.HENRI MORIN & SON FUNERAL HOME, 23 Maple Terr., Spencer is directing arrangements.