NORTH ATTLEBORO – Robert C. Dargis, Sr., 88, passed away Thursday, December 6, 2018 at Walpole Care Center surrounded by his family. He was the loving husband of Janet (Sullivan) Dargis for the past 2 ½ years and was husband of the late Enelda (Gonzalez) Dargis for 60 years before her death in 2012.
Born January 3, 1930 in North Attleboro, he was a son of the late Horace and Anna (Pombriant) Dargis.
Bob grew up in North Attleboro and attended North Attleboro High School. He was a master sergeant in the U.S. Army and was stationed at various bases around the country and world during his career including Korea and Panama.
He received his GED in the military and later received an associate degree from Fisher College.
After his military career he worked as a clerk for the U.S. Postal Service in Rehoboth and also served as the union shop steward at the USPS.
Bob was an avid hunter and was passionate about gun safety and gun ownership. He was a member of GOAL (Gun Owners Action League) where he trained people in gun safety. He was a member of the Angle Tree Rod and Gun Club in North Attleboro and hunted into his 80’s.
Bob was a devoted father and loved his family.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by five children: Anna Leiper of Chicopee, Marie Cobb and husband Mark of North Attleboro, Cynthia Langille of North Attleboro, Robert Dargis, Jr. and wife Laura of Wells, ME and John Dargis of Plainville;
A sister, Jeannette Gebski and husband Lester of North Attleboro;
10 grandchildren: Amy, Alina, Sarah, Stephanie, Scott, Kerry, Tara, Robert III, Michael and Brendan; and 9 ½ great-grandchildren.
He was predeceased by four siblings: Aline Amesbury, Laurette Langille, Ernest Dargis and Anita Dargis.
A funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, December 15 at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church, 58 Church Street, North Attleboro. Burial to follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Attleboro Falls. Visiting hours are respectfully omitted.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, PO BOX 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8517.