Robert M. Ceurvels, a resident of Burlington for 48 years and a retired Boston Firefighter, passed away at Saints Memorial Medical Center on Sunday morning, January 7, 2007. The beloved husband of 58 years of Dominica (DeDominicis) he was 86 years old.
Mr. Ceurvels was born and raised in South Boston. He was the son of the late Oscar and Ann Ceurvels. He was a veteran of World War II serving his country in the United States Army. He was in the 101st Airborne and an Ex-POW. Mr. Ceurvels was a Boston Firefighter on Engine 10 for over 30 years retiring in 1977. He and his family lived Somerville for 11 years before settling in Burlington in 1959.
Mr. Ceurvels was an active parishioner of St. Malachy’s Catholic Church in Burlington where he served the church for many years as a Eucharist Minister. He was a member of the American Legion, D.A.V. and the V.F.W. in Burlington. He was proud of his military service and supported the veterans at the Chelsea Soldiers Home. He enjoyed spending his summers in Groton, MA and Kennebunkport, Maine. Mr. Ceurvels enjoyed gardening, reading, and spending time with his family.
Mr. Ceurvels is the beloved husband of Dominica (DeDominicis). He is the loving father of John Ceurvels & his companion Cynthia Harris of Burlington, Caryn & her husband Gary Christie of Concord, NH, Charlene & her husband Thomas Dwyer of Billerica, and the late Robert M. Ceurvels, Jr. He is the brother of Henry Ceurvels of Carver and the late Dorothy McIssac, Muriel MacMillan, Herbert, Albert, Oscar, Roy, Joseph, and Arthur Ceurvels. He is the grandfather of Gary and Sean Christie of Concord, NH, Tara Belanger of Barrington, NH, Crystal & Lauren Dwyer of Billerica, MA, Danielle Dwyer of Lowell, MA and Justina Ceurvels of Stratham, NH. He is the great grandfather of Alexis Christie and Rylie Hegarty. Funeral from the Edward V. Sullivan Funeral Home, 43 Winn St., BURLINGTON (Exit 34 off Rt. 128, Woburn side) on Wednesday, Jan. 10 at 9 a.m. Followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Malachy’s Church, 99 Bedford St., Burlington at 10 a.m. Visiting hours Tuesday 4-8 p.m. Interment in Chestnut Hill Cemetery, Burlington. Memorials in Bob's name may be made to Disabled American Veterans, Burlington Chapter 113, Sunshine Fund, 3 Belmont Rd., Burlington, MA 01803.