Dockray & Thomas Funeral Home, Canton, MA 02021
Robert J. Corkery

Robert J. Corkery, age 85, of Canton passed away May 10th at home surrounded by his loving family. Born in Quincy, he was raised in Milton and attended St. Gregory’s High in Dorchester. Bob was a proud Veteran of the United States Army. He was the owner and operator of Corkery Tractor Trailer in Canton for many years and was a creative inventor and builder. He was a dedicated family man, an avid boater and Sea Captain and loved spending his summers at his home in Wareham. Bob also frequently wrote article for the Canton Citizen where advocated for everything he was passionate about. In his early years he was an undefeated professional boxer.
Beloved husband for 61 years of the late Marlene A. (MacPherson). Father of Marianne Hart of Dedham, Michael Corkery of Stoughton, Daniel Corkery of Norton, Karen Tavares of Taunton, Christopher Corkery of Foxboro, Patrick Corkery of Hanover, Nicholas Corkery of Canton and the late Robert Corkery. Brother of John Corkery of Marion, Christine Rinderer of Mexico and the late Joan Blake and Mary Coppola. Also survived by 13 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. Funeral Service at the Dockray & Thomas Funeral Home 455 Washington St. Canton Friday morning at 11:00 am. Visiting hours Thursday 4-7 pm. Burial Canton Corner Cemetery. Veteran of the United States Army. Bob asks for all to pray for the people in Ukraine.
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Dockray & Thomas Funeral Home
455 Washington St.
Canton, MA USA 02021