Robert W. Ogden Sr.
LOWELL Robert W. Ogden Sr., 71, of Lowell, died after a brief illness Saturday November 14, 2009, at Fairhaven Health Care. He was the husband of Charlotte (Hobbs) Ogden, with whom they celebrated their 20th Wedding Anniversary in May.
Born January 3, 1938, in Newburyport, he was a son of the late George, and the late Eleanor (Whitley) Ogden. He attended the local schools and graduated from Newburyport High.
After graduating High School, Mr. Ogden served with the United States Air Force. Upon being honorably discharged he moved to Lowell, and worked for Coca Cola in Lawrence as a delivery driver. When he was 24 he began working for Mass Electric, he began reading meters, later he worked as a lineman, and he retired as an engineer after 38 years of service. He was a member of the brotherhood of electrical workers AF of L local union 326. In his spare time he enjoyed taking walks at the beach, and spending time with his grandchildren in California.
Besides his wife, Charlotte Ogden, he is survived by four children, George R. Ogden, Anne Marie Sirois, Robert W. Ogden Jr., and Scott J. Ogden, two step children, Deborah L. and her husband Jeffrey G. Finn of California, and Glen E. and his wife Denise Wilkins of California. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews.
He was the brother of the late Jean M. (Ogden) Lanthier, and step father of the late Lorrie-Ann Atwood
A MEMORIAL MASS WILL BE HELD AT A LATER DATE. ARRANGEMENTS BY THE MCDONOUGH FUNERAL HOME, 14 HIGHLAND STREET, LOWELL 978-458-6816. IN LIEU OF FLOWERS MEMORIALS IN HIS NAME MAY BE MADE TO the Merrimack Valley VNA 360 Merrimack St., Bldg 9, Entrance I, Lawrence, MA 01843 or to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. E-CONDOLENCE - MCDONOUGHFUNERALHOME.COM