ROBERT E. “BOB” RONAN

April 18, 2024

ROBERT E. “BOB” RONAN

ROBERT E. “BOB” RONAN – of Woburn, died peacefully, April 18th at the age of sixty-one. Beloved husband of 39 years to Barbara (Wickwire) Ronan. Cherished father of Michael Ronan, his wife Brynna of Woburn and Nichole Castillo, her husband Daniel of Florida. Dear brother of Maureen Ronan, Gerry Ronan, his late wife Beth, all of Maui, HI, Diane Michaud of FL, Marie Lucchese, her husband Carmen of Woburn and the late Michael Ronan. Adored grandfather of Emmett, Sorcha and Áine. He is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, friends and his beloved dog Bear. A Funeral Mass will be Celebrated on FRIDAY, April 26th at 10 a.m. in St. Charles Church, 280 Main Street, Woburn at 10 a.m. Burial to follow in Woodbrook Cemetery. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to calling hours, THURSDAY, April 25th, from 4-7 p.m. in the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn. Remembrances made be made in honor of Bob to Joseph Briere Foundation PO Box 147 Woburn, MA 01801 or to Justin’s Voice PO BOX 561 Woburn MA, 01801

ROBERT E. “BOB” RONAN – a lifelong resident of Woburn, died peacefully, April 18th at the age of sixty-one. He was the beloved husband of 39 years to Barbara (Wickwire) Ronan. 

Born and raised in Woburn, Bob was a son of the late Michael and Eleanor (Deveaux) Ronan. He was a graduate of Woburn High School. From a young age, Bob was a hard worker. He worked in HVAC and eventually started his own business, until retiring due to illness. 

Bob’s life was his family! He was a proud father and grandfather and never missed an opportunity to support them. He was a past president and coach of Woburn Little League as well as a coach for Woburn Pop Warner.  

Bob was a diehard New England Sport Fan, a Disney enthusiast, and a genuine and hardworking man. He leaves a legacy of love, commitment, and resilience and will be deeply missed. 

In addition to his wife Barbara, Bob is survived by his children, Michael Ronan, his wife Brynna of Woburn and Nichole Castillo, her husband Daniel of Florida. Dear brother of Maureen Ronan, Gerry Ronan, his late wife Beth, all of Maui, Diane Michaud of FL, Marie Lucchese, her husband Carmen of Woburn and the late Michael Ronan. Adored grandfather of Emmett, Sorcha and Áine. He is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, friends and his beloved dog Bear.

A Funeral Mass will be Celebrated on FRIDAY, April 26th at 10 a.m. in St. Charles Church, 280 Main Street, Woburn at 10 a.m. Burial to follow in Woodbrook Cemetery. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to calling hours, THURSDAY, April 25th, from 4-7 p.m. in the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn. Remembrances made be made in honor of Bob to Joseph Briere Foundation PO Box 147 Woburn, MA 01801 or to Justin’s Voice PO BOX 561 Woburn MA, 01801

 

A Funeral Mass will be Celebrated on FRIDAY, April 26th at 10 a.m. in St. Charles Church, 280 Main Street, Woburn at 10 a.m. Burial to follow in Woodbrook Cemetery. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to calling hours, THURSDAY, April 25th, from 4-7 p.m. in the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn. Remembrances made be made in honor of Bob to Joseph Briere Foundation PO Box 147 Woburn, MA 01801 or to Justin’s Voice PO BOX 561 Woburn MA, 01801

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  1. Barbara, I’ve known you forever but running into and talking with you recently reminded me what a loving, compassionate, and strong woman you are! I don’t think I’ve ever spent time with you where there wasn’t laughter even in these difficult times. My sincere condolences for the loss of Bob. Stay strong.

  2. Mike O’Connor

    Barbara, I’m sorry to hear about the death of Bob. He was a good guy.
    Love and Prayers,
    Okie

  3. I will forever be grateful for my opportunity to get to know Bob. He was such a remarkable man and will certainly be missed by many. Sending you and the family my thoughts during this hard time!

  4. Barbara, so sorry for your loss. My condolences to you and your family. God Bless🙏🙏

  5. Eddie & Lisa Manzi

    So sorry to hear of Bob’s passing. Great guy who will be missed terribly
    RIP

    Manzi Family

  6. So sorry for your loss Bob was a great guy i always had so much respect for him again so sorry

  7. I truly enjoyed the times I spent with Bob at pop warner football truly a great guy going to be missed my condolences to the family 🙏🏻🙏🏻

  8. Callie Broyles

    Nichole, we are so sorry to hear of your father’s passing. It was such a joy to see him give you away last fall. Keeping you and your family in our prayers. We love you.
    The Broyles.

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