Mr. Robert A. D'Ambrosio

  • Born: September 6, 1932
  • Died: September 23, 2017
  • Location: Reading, Massachusetts

Doherty Barile Family Funeral Home

11 Linden Street
Reading, MA 01867

Tel. 781.944.1589

Tribute & Message From The Family

Robert A. D'Ambrosio of Reading, went home to be with God September 23rd at age 85. He was born in Everett on September 6, 1932 to Antonio D'Ambrosio and Jennie (Giannelli) who await him in Heaven. He was the beloved husband of Maryann (Burkinshaw) with whom he shared 61 years of truly wedded bliss. Together they raised six extraordinary children who brought them great joy. Roberta Davis and her husband Jeff, Michael and his wife Caren, Janet Kelliher and her husband Peter, Richard and his wife Annette, Robert and his wife Donna, and Marybeth DiNapoli and her husband Andy. He was the adoring Papa of eleven wonderful grandchildren who showered him with love. Emily, Michaela and Christina, Anthony, Alex, and Jenna, Sophia, Lydia and Dominic, and Jack and Henry.

Bob was a graduate of Boston English High School and Burdett College. He was a member of the Boston investment community for forty years, retiring as Vice President of Tucker Anthony, and was a respected Financial Advisor to many. He was a former Governor of the Boston Securities Traders Association, Commissioner of Trust Funds in Reading, MA, a member of the Executive Board of St. Athanasius Church and active in Reading Youth Sports programs for many years. His personal passions were golf and boating which he shared with his First Mate and golf partner Maryann, and his children. Photography was a hobby he also loved and practiced since being introduced to it as a boy. Bob was the eldest of four. His sisters Marie Scheet and Jeanne Julian survive him. His brother Gerald of Stoneham predeceased him in 2006.

Funeral from the Doherty – Barile Family Funeral Home, 11 Linden St. READING Thursday, September 28th at 9:30am followed by a Funeral Mass Celebrating Robert's Eternal Life in St. Athanasius Church, 300 Haverhill St. Reading at 10:30am. Family and friends are cordially invited to gather and share memories with the Family on Wednesday, September 27th from 4-8pm in the Funeral Home. Parking attendants and ramped entrance are available. Interment Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Peabody.

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Condolence & Memory Journal

Very sorry to hear of Mr. D'Ambrosio's passing. Special condolences to Marybeth. He surely was a fine man to have helped to raise such a wonderful family and such solid members of society in maturity.

May your fond memories help carry you through grieving times.

Posted by Charles Monty - Granby, CT - Family Friend   September 27, 2017

Deepest condolence to the D'Ambrosio Family. May your cherished memories soften your sorrow.

Posted by Roberta Hung - Wakefield, MA   September 27, 2017

How very sorry I was to hear from Chris Hickey that Bob had passed away. We worked together at Tucker Anthony for so many years and shared office gossip on the train ride home. Even after we both retired we kept in touch by email. My heart is with all the family!
With great sympathy and sorrow. . . .Jeanne Heald

Posted by jeanne heald - east boothbay, ME - Friend   September 27, 2017

What a great man and an amazing family. Rest In Peace Mr. D'Ambrosio.

Posted by Ken Young - Reading, MA - Family Friend   September 26, 2017

Please accept my heartfelt condolences. I pray in the midst of your sorrow you find comfort in all the joyful memories shared and will always cherish these beautiful memories . Romans 15:13 -


Posted by A friend   September 26, 2017

Dearest Family, So sorry to hear about Bob's passing. May he rest in peace. We have truely lost a great guy! XOXO

Posted by Marie D'Ambrosio-King - Francestown, NH   September 26, 2017

my Deepest Condolences to you all,
Many happy memories of Bob, coming in to the office, he would always have a smile on his face, and a great sense of humor!! I cherish the times we got to chat, and will forever keep all the shells he brought me!!! I must have a MILLION!!!! Rest in peace my friend, you are with our Lord, and you are free from pain. May God bless all of your family, knowing you are with HIM.
Cheryl from Burlington Medical

Posted by Cheryl (Burlington Medical) Hayes-Cajina - burlington, MA - Acquaintance   September 26, 2017

May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.

Our condolences

The DiFranco Family

Posted by Peter DiFranco - Groton, MA   September 26, 2017

God is a God of love and He understands what the family and friends are going through because He cares. 1 Peter 5:6,7

Posted by A friend   September 26, 2017