Robert Joseph Nere Gelinas

  • Born: June 16, 1934
  • Died: January 19, 2020
  • Location: Estero, Florida

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Manchester, NH 03104
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Tribute & Message From The Family

Robert Joseph Nere Gelinas, 85, of Estero Florida, passed away on January 19, 2020. Born on June 16, 1934 to Nere & Aurore (Janelle) Gelinas in Manchester New Hampshire, Robert would spend his last years in Florida with his loving wife Phyllis.

Robert proudly served in the US Army in Germany from 1954 to 1957. Upon his return to Manchester, Robert enjoyed over 35 years of service to the Manchester Fire Department, as well as serving as an EMT for 5 of those years. Robert was always proud to serve others and was always keeping busy no matter where he was. In addition to his passion for his work, Robert loved playing tennis and working with computers. Above all, Robert loved his family immensely, and will be deeply missed by all who he leaves behind.

Robert has joined his parents Nere & Aurore Gelinas; sister Terry Beauvais; son Robert S. and his first wife of 43 years Priscilla Mooney in heaven.

He is survived by his wife Phyllis Gelinas; daughter Kathryn Ebling; sister Irene Adams; grandchildren Desiray Gelinas & Eric Mitchell; great grandchildren Christa Fegley & Ryan Mitchell, and many extended family members and friends.

Condolence & Memory Journal


I'll always remember all the good times we had together. Rest In Peace Uncle Bob. Be at Peace with Aunt Priscilla now. Love you. Joanne & Mark

Posted by Joabnne Boutin - Monkton, VT - Family   July 15, 2020

Dear Kathy, just learned of your dad's passing. So sorry for your loss. I have fond memories of both your dad and mom. Your dad was a wonderful man. He and my dad did the electrical wiring in our home here in New Boston and we think of him often. Fondly Dave and Denise Montminy (Bouchard)

Posted by Denise Montminy - New Boston, NH - Family Friend   April 08, 2020

Dear Kathry, We are so sorry to hear about the passing of your dad. He was a wonderful person. Growing I remember swimming in your parents pool, we had many great times. May your memories help you through this difficult time. Love Clete and Donna Peirce (Bouchard)

Posted by Donna Peirce - Friend   April 07, 2020

You will be sorely missed. Rest easy in God's arms.

Posted by John Newall - Manchester - Family Friend   January 23, 2020


I Love you Dad! I will miss you but you are with Mom now.

Posted by Kathy Ebling - Auburn, PA - Daughter   January 23, 2020

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