Robert Michael Horacek
- July 10, 2012
- Salem, Massachusetts
of Robert's Passing
- In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in Robert's memory to:
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“Bobby was one of the kindest, most loving persons I have ever met. I just learned of his passing. Although we had not kept in contact for many...Read More »
1 of 16 | Posted by: Lisa Creeoon Munzenmaier - NY
“Bobby's passing is a loss to anyone who really knew him. He was a kind, sweet, and gentle soul who I love very much and will miss terribly.
2 of 16 | Posted by: Maureen Cavanagh - Marblehead, MA
“Some of my fondest childhood memories were made at the Hull Yacht Club with my older siblings and Bobby. I am saddened to hear of this great loss and...Read More »
3 of 16 | Posted by: Elisa True Byrne - Canadensis, PA
“Bobby was a terrific person. I have thought of him often through the years when I reminisce about all the wonderful time spent in Hull and...Read More »
4 of 16 | Posted by: debby true - charlestown, MO
“Dear Ed,Elisa,Cameron,Christopher,and Brendan,
We are all so sorry for your sudden loss.
Just by knowing you, we know your...Read More »
5 of 16 | Posted by: Peter and Debra Ingemi - Beverly, MA
“I worked with Bob at the Division of Professional Licensure for a short while. He was a sweet and thoughtful person as well as a wonderful colleague....Read More »
6 of 16 | Posted by: Pasqua Scibelli - Boston, MA
“I worked with Bob for a few years. He was such a smart guy. We didn't always agree on cases, but I respected him. He really cared. He really...Read More »
7 of 16 | Posted by: Jennifer Murphy - Boston, MA
“I love reading all the comments about Bobby being a great sailing master. He was not my sailing master but my good friend. I have lots of memories...Read More »
8 of 16 | Posted by: Eileen Struzziery - Hull, , MS
“Bobby was the the kind of guy that left a first impression, "that's a really nice guy", and it turmed out he was. He made the summers that much...Read More »
9 of 16 | Posted by: Jack Slattery - Marblehead, MA
“Our deepest sympathies to the Horack family.
Bobby was not just a great sailing intructor, and a great friend to his peers (specifically him and...Read More »
10 of 16 | Posted by: Tommy O'Connor - Hull, MA
“Boby was a great teacher & friend. He not only taught me sailing but how to be kind and help others. I will always remember the runs to cumbies...Read More »
11 of 16 | Posted by: Charlie O'Connor - hingham , MA
“Bob was a great sailing instructor.I will never forget all the good times at Hull yacht club with bob. He was great to work with and he always had a...Read More »
12 of 16 | Posted by: dan epstein - crystal river, FL
“Dear Ed, Elissa, Cam, Chris, and Brendon:
David and I are so sorry for your loss. We will keep you all in our thoughts and prayers.
13 of 16 | Posted by: Ilene MacDonald - Beverly, MA
“To the Horacek family, my deepest condolences. Bob was such a good co-worker. Very supportive, insightful, thoughtful of others, and dependable. ...Read More »
14 of 16 | Posted by: EG Strother - Boston, MA
“Thank you for being such a good friend in our teenage years. God bless you
15 of 16 | Posted by: Mary Beth Mosher Grimm - MA
“Lots of great memories with Bobby...sailing turnytubs and ensigns, waterskiing off the old Horack whaler, hanging out in the barn with friends and...Read More »
16 of 16 | Posted by: Steve Clancy - Hull, MA
Mr. Robert Michael Horacek ESQ., 55 of Salem, died unexpectedly July 10th, 2012 at his home.
Born in Brighton, he was the son of John M. Horack of Hull and the late Catherine T. (Delaney) Horack. He was raised and educated in Wellesley and was a graduate of Xaverian Brothers High School in Westwood. He continued his education at Suffolk University and Suffolk Law School where he graduated with honors. Mr. Horacek was currently employed as the Director of Employee Relations with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Transportation. An Avid photographer, Bob had a love of the ocean and was a sailing master at the Hull Yacht Club for many years. He had been a resident of the North Shore and Salem for the past eight years.
Bob is survived by his father, John M. Horack of Hull, his sister Margaret Jones and her husband Ken of Durham, N.H., his brothers Edward Horack and his wife Elisa of Stratham, N.H., Thomas Horack and his wife Susan of Belmont and John Horack of Attleboro, his nieces and nephews, Matthew Horack, Lauren Wijkowski and her husband Mike, Cameron, Christopher and Brendan Horack. "Uncle Bob" was devoted to his niece and nephews and will live on in their hearts. Bob will truly be missed by his many loving cousins and extended family, co-workers, dear friends and Madison. Bobby, as he was known to those closest to him, will be remembered for his selfless acts of kindness to anyone in need.
ARRANGEMENTS: A gathering to celebrate his life will be held at a later date. Assisting the family with the arrangements is The O'Donnell Funeral Home 46 Washington Sq., (at Salem Common) Salem.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in Robert's memory to The Samaritans;samaritanshope.org.
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