Official Obituary of

Robert E. Pombo

January 4, 1943 ~ March 21, 2024 (age 81) 81 Years Old

Robert Pombo Obituary

Robert E. Pombo, 81, of West Warwick, passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 21, 2024, at home. He was born in Rochester, NY, on January 4, 1943, and moved to Rhode Island at a young age with his family, settling in Fox Point. Robert was the beloved son of the late Manuel Fernandes Pombo and Margaret (Lucas) Pombo.

Having to leave school at a young age to work, Robert exemplified a strong work ethic and was a dedicated provider for his family throughout his life. He was a longtime truck driver for Paul Arpin Van Lines, where he demonstrated diligence and reliability.

Robert is survived by his devoted children: Carol A. Parent and her husband David of West Warwick, and Robert Pombo, Jr. and his wife Stephanie of Coventry. He also leaves behind his cherished grandchildren: David Parent of West Warwick and Melissa Parent-Reels, also of West Warwick. He was the great-grandfather of Jared, Ethan, Aubrey, and Brielle.

In addition to his immediate family, Robert will be remembered by many other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his daughters, Lisa Ann Pombo and Lisa Marie Pombo, and his siblings, Manuel "Sonny" Pombo, David Pombo, and James Pombo.

Robert's funeral services and Interment in Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Riverside, RI will be held privately.

Arrangements are under the care and direction of the REBELLO FUNERAL HOME, East Providence, RI.

Robert E. Pombo will be remembered for his strong work ethic, his devotion to his family, and the kindness he showed to all who knew him. His memory will continue to live on in the hearts of those he touched.

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