Robert H. Drysdale, 79, East Providence

Posted 9/3/19

Robert Harry Drysdale, 79, of Venice, Florida, passed away July 23, 2019. He was the beloved husband of the late Diane F. Drysdale (Phillips). He was born in Boston, the son of the late Robert S. and …

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Robert H. Drysdale, 79, East Providence

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Robert Harry Drysdale, 79, of Venice, Florida, passed away July 23, 2019. He was the beloved husband of the late Diane F. Drysdale (Phillips). He was born in Boston, the son of the late Robert S. and Susan Drysdale (DeRussi) of Riverside. Mr. Drysdale lived much of his life in East Providence.

He was an avid runner for many years and ran two marathons. He helped in the family business at Crescent Cab Company then went on to become a Fire Protection Sprinkler Pipe Fitter for Local 715 and 676 for 35 years. He was also a member of the Knights of Columbus for many years.

He leaves a son; Robert P. Drysdale; two daughters Robin M. Norton (Drysdale), Susan M. Serio (Drysdale); and his companion of 25 years Sandra Motta.

A memorial service will be celebrated September 7 at Abundant Life Assembly of God, 135 New Meadow Road, Swansea at 11 a.m.

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