Robert M. Higgins, East Providence

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Robert M. Higgins of East Providence passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, at home.

He leaves a son, Robert J.; a daughter, Shayna; his sisters, Ann Salonia and Patricia Valerio; plus many nieces and nephews. He also leaves his long-time companion, Nancy Medeiros, the love of his life.

He was a corporal in the U.S. Marine Corp., having served in the Vietnam War.

He worked for Fram Corp., and was a driver for East Providence Cab Co.

Robert was the son of the late Thomas and Hilda Higgins and brother of the late Thomas Higgins Jr.

He will be missed by family and friends.

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