Obituary: Robert S. O’Shaughnessy, 79

April 21, 1941 – July 20, 2020

O’Shaughnessy, Robert S. – Of Reading, July 20th. Beloved husband of the late Janet (Stanford). Adored father of Julie O’Shaughnessy and her boyfriend Chris of Reading. Devoted son of the late Richard and Rose (Cook) O’Shaughnessy. Cherished grandfather of Stephen O’Shaughnessy and his finance Courtney Demambro of Woburn. Megan O’Shaughnessy of Everett. Great Grandfather of Bella, Madison, Michael and Emma. Robert is also survived by Cocoa his favorite puppy. Dear brother of Richard O’Shaughnessy and his wife Cathy of Salem, NH and the late Bernie O’Shaughnessy and Maura O’Shaughnessy-Donavan. Brother in law to Colleen O’Shaughnessy of Reading and Tom Donavan of Quincy.

Robert worked at Boston Edison for 53 years and served his country proudly in the US Army.

Funeral from the Cota Home on Tuesday, July 28th at 9:30 am. Funeral Mass in St. Athanasius Church, 300 Haverhill St., Reading at 10:30 am. Relatives and friends may visit the funeral home on Monday 4-8 pm. Interment Wood End Cemetery, Reading. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Robert’s name to the American Kidney Fund, 11921 Rockville Pike, Suite 300, Rockville, MD 20852.

Due to current restrictions the funeral home has limited capacity, masks must be worn at all times and staff will be on hand to assist with more guidance.

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