Robert Netto, 71, of Falmouth, formerly of Hyannis, died September 29, 2017 at the Royal Nursing Center in Falmouth after a brief illness. Robert was born in Wareham on July 22, 1946, the eldest beloved son of the late John A. (Wimpy) Netto, Sr. and Christine Marion Pimental Netto of East Falmouth.
Robert attended Falmouth Public schools and was a communicant of St. Anthony’s church in East Falmouth. He loved to ride his bicycle and walk everywhere. He worked many years for the Coonamessett Inn in Falmouth with his father and brother, John, as landscapers. Robert also worked many odd jobs during his life. One he was especially good at was shucking oysters and clams in Hyannis harbor.
Robert was predeceased in death by two sisters, Martha Gedutis of Falmouth and Shirley Ann Netto White of Mt. Airy, NC.
He leaves behind his siblings, Pampy (Adelaide) Medeiros of Cape Coral, FL, Florence Ahill of East Falmouth, Rosemarie Peaslee of Falmouth, Priscilla Netto of Melbourne, FL, Brenda Netto of Sandwich, MA, John A. Netto, Jr. and his wife Deborah of Falmouth, and Barbara Lee Prater and her husband Paul of Ashland KY. He also leaves behind many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Robert will be sorely missed by his brother John whom was his caregiver for many years. They were very close all their life, born eleven months apart.
A funeral mass will be held on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. in St. Anthony’s Church, 167 East Falmouth Hwy (Route 28A), East Falmouth, MA. Burial will follow in St. Anthony’s Cemetery.