Robert E. “Bob” Houldsworth, 91, of Londonderry, NH, passed away Thursday November 19, 2020, surrounded by his loving family at his home. He was born on October 28, 1929 in Berlin, NH, a son of the late Leslie and Florence (G.G.) (Fancy) Houldsworth. Bob was raised in Berlin, before relocating to Malden at age 14 and graduating from Malden High School. He spent most of his adult life in Everett, MA prior to moving in 2001 to Londonderry, NH. Bob proudly served his country in the US Army. He was the owner of B&L Esso in Everett for 15 years and a mechanic at Churchills also in Everett for 30 years. Bob enjoyed golfing and loved watching sports, especially the Patriots, Celtics and Giants.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 20 years, Adeline (Santo) Carter, his daughter, Katherine Houldsworth Delloiacono Pascal, his step daughter Lisa and step-son Charles, five grandchildren, Mark, Jody, Matt, Mike and Gina; five great grandchildren, Christopher, Arianna, Seth, Ellee, and Lea, one brother, Donald Houldsworth; as well as many nieces and nephews. Bob was predeceased by his first wife, Katherine “Kay” Houldsworth, step-son, Robert Gerniglia and four siblings, Leslie, Mary, Lucy and Lillian (DiDi).
Following cremation, calling hours will be held on Saturday, November 28th from 11am – 12:30pm in the Peabody Funeral Homes and Crematorium, 290 Mammoth Road, Londonderry. A memorial service will follow at 12:30pm in the funeral home. Due to State of NH guidelines, all guests are required to wear masks, minimize, contact and maintain social distancing. A private committal service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: The NH Veterans Home, 139 Winter Street, Tilton, NH 03276.