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“My deepest sympathy to the entire Horne family through this difficult time. ”
1 of 11 | Posted by: john gelinas - granby, MA

“Joanne, Joyce, Billy and Mary: I am so sorry I was not able to attend the funeral. Know that you are all in my prayers as I know it can be hard. ...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: A friend

“Mary, Jo, Billy and Joyce - What a great guy. I think of your Dad often and it always brings a smile to my face and little story to mind. He will...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: A friend

“Billy, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. God Bless you and your family through these difficult days. Sandie Deslippe ”
4 of 11 | Posted by: Sandie Deslippe - Enfield, CT

“I'll love you always ”
5 of 11 | Posted by: William Horne - holyoke, MA - son

“To the Entire Horne Family: I just found out about your dad/husband. I am so sorry for all you are going through. May you find peace and comfort...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Debbie Bara (Chaquette) - MA

“Joyce,Billy&Family: Bobby was the funniest story teller ever. Many memories at The Club. Our thoughts are with you. Neil&Kathy Feldman ”
7 of 11 | Posted by: A friend

“Dear Joyce,I was saddened to hear of Bob;s passing. I remember when you were dating Bob while we worked together at Mt. Tom Box.Jan Rich Knight,...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: A friend

“Joyce, Billy, Mary, Jo ~~ Thanks for so many great memories over the years, Bobby was one in a million! My thoughts and prayers are with...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: Maureen (Taugher) Couture - MA

“Joyce, Billy, Mary and Joanne, our sincere condolences during this difficult time. Carol, Patty, and Michael O'Donnell ”
10 of 11 | Posted by: A friend

“I was saddened to hear about Bob's passing. I have fond memories of my few visits to his home and his love for Christmas.My condolences to your...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: John Pananos - South Hadley, MA

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SOUTH HADLEY: Robert McIntosh Horne, 83, of South Hadley, passed away on Wednesday January 23, 2013 at Holyoke Medical Center. He was born in Holyoke, son of the late William and Mary (Cruickshank) Horne and was educated in the Holyoke schools. Bob was a United States Navy Veteran of World War II, serving as a radioman aboard the USS Dayton and the USS Joseph P. Kennedy. He was a longtime employee of Technifax, Rexam and James River Graphics, retiring in 1992. An avid fisherman and golfer, he belonged to Holyoke Country Club. A dedicated family man, Bob enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren. He was the loving husband of 57 years to Joyce (Keith) Horne, loving father of William Horne and his wife Donna, Mary Corwin and her husband Scott, and Joanne Marinello and her husband Dino. Bob was the adoring grandfather and great-grandfather of Alexandra Manzo and her husband Sandro, Emma Bushey and her husband Jordan, Tessa Marinello, Christian, Eric, and Molly Horne, Hannah and Emily Corwin, Jude and Rowen Bushey; beloved brother of Eileen Halkyard of South Hadley and Mary Sadler of Hamden CT. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by two brothers: James Horne and Leonard "Laddie" Horne. Calling hours will be held Saturday from 2:00 to 4:15 p.m. at the Barry J. Farrell Funeral Home, 2049 Northampton Street, Holyoke followed by a funeral home service at 4:15. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Assn., 20 Speen Street, Framingham MA 01701-4688.