Robert Dabrieo Obituary

Robert E. Dabrieo
Robert E. Dabrieo
Robert E. Dabrieo

December 15, 1934 - October 13, 2010
Born in Peabody, MA
Resided in Urbandale, IA
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Robert E. Dabrieo, 75, passed away Wednesday, October 13, 2010 at his home in Urbandale, Iowa. Bob requested that he be cremated. A Memorial Service will be held 1:30 p.m., Sunday, October 17th at Meredith Drive Reformed Church. The family will greet friends at a reception at the church following the service. Committal will take place later at McDivitt Grove Columbarium.

Robert Ernest Dabrieo was born December 15, 1934 in Peabody, Massachusetts, the son of Horace and Mary Dabrieo. He was eighth in a family of 12 children. Bob was a US Army Veteran. Bob and his wife, Cynthia are the parents of two children, Daniel and Katherine. They have made their home in Urbandale for the past 40 years. Bob retired from Parker Games, where he was Plant Manager. He was a member of Meredith Drive Reformed Church and the Northwest Des Moines Rotary Club. Bob was involved in community activities and was a past Urbandale Citizen of the Year. He enjoyed comedy, Mr. Magic, Roberts Rules of Order and loved to play cribbage.

Bob was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Horace Dabrieo, Jr.and Edward Dabrieo and two sisters, Mary Lou Armstrong and Virginia LaChapelle. He is survived and lovingly remembered by his wife, Cynthia; son, Daniel of Fairfax, Virginia; daughter, Katherine (Keith) Pelletier and their children, Mackenzie, Kylie, Hayden and Camryn Pelletier all of Urbandale, Iowa; sisters, Kaye Ryan, Clare (Bob) Kane, Ellen Dabrieo and Elizabeth Armstrong all of Peabody, Massachusetts; brothers, Ernest (Dottie) Dabrieo of Woburn, Massachusetts, David Dabrieo and John Dabrieo both of Peabody, Massachusetts, as well as many nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to Iowa Health Hospice, Meredith Drive Reformed Church or The Rotary Foundation.


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Meredith Drive Reformed Church
5128 Meredith Drive
Des Moines, IA US 50310
Sunday, October 17, 2010
1:30 PM


Meredith Drive Reformed Church
5128 Meredith Drive
Des Moines, IA
Rotary Club of Greater Des Moines
P.O. Box 65505
West Des Moines, IA US 50265