Robert Chester Chadbourne, 71, passed away following a courageous battle with cancer on March 27, 2018 surrounded by his family. He was born September 23, 1946 in Portland to the late Walter G. & Margaret E. (Herwood) Chadbourne.
Robert attended Portland High School. He worked for 30 years in the marine business. He loved a day at Scarborough Downs, a good song, repairing old TVs, radios, The Bruins, and most of all his family and friends.
Bob is survived by: his wife of 54 years Linda; daughter, Julie; sons, Ron and his wife, Courtney, Tom and his wife, Kathy, and John and his wife, Betsy; grandchildren, David May and Kristen May, and Joseph, William, Henry, Oliver, Tanner, and Lyla Chadbourne; brothers, Harold and his wife, Josephine, Clinton and his wife, Bonnie; and Ronald and his wife, April; sisters, Mary Darling and Lillian Noble; and many nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by: his son, Robert Chadbourne; brothers, Walter Chadbourne, Tommy Chadbourne, and Peter Chadbourne Sr.; and sister, Adelaide Nadeau.
Visitation will take place from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM followed by a funeral service at 12:00 PM on Monday, April 2, 2018 A.T. Hutchins Funeral Home, 660 Brighton Ave., Portland. Interment will be at Forest City Cemetery in South Portland.
A reception will be held at 109 Ridgeland Ave., South Portland following the interment. All who knew Bob and loved him are welcome to attend.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Bob’s name to the Maine Children's Cancer Program, 100 Campus Dr., Scarborough, ME 04074.