Robert J. Quirion Sr.

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AUGUSTA - Robert J. Quirion Sr. passed away Feb. 2, 2019 at the age of 68 at the Veterans Hospital in Augusta.

Robert was born August 30, 1950 in Waterville, to Alfred J. Sr and Antoinette Quirion. Robert graduated from the Waterville High School. He joined the Army in 1968. He received the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Vietnam Service Medal and Army Commendation Medal.

Robert enjoyed the simple things in life, hanging out with his friends Troy Reynolds, Tim Robinson, John Nadeau and many more. Whether it was fishing, cruising in his jeep or watching his favorite football team the New England Patriots.

Friends and family called him by the name Popeye "Pop". He inherited this name in his younger days when he enjoyed the sport of boxing. He shared this sport with his only child, Robert Quirion Jr. who continued this sport throughout the years and also shared the nickname Popeye.

Robert "Pop" is survived by his ex-wife Patricia Butler of Waterville with 30+ years together. His son Robert Quirion Jr. and his wife Kristi Quirion of Cornville and their two children Amber and Brody Quirion. His Brother Paul Quirion and wife Janet Quirion of Oakland as well as a sister Pauline Mullen from Oakland.

A special thank you goes out to Troy Reynolds of Unity. Robert "Pop" thought the world of you and cherished the friendship. Thank you for being there for him.

It can't go without saying Robert "Pop" thought the world of his cats all of which were strays that he took in over the years.

There will be no services per his request. Robert's "Pop's" final resting place will be at the Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Augusta Maine.

Arrangements are under the care of Direct Cremation of Maine Belfast, Me. Memories and condolences may be offered to the family at www.directcremationofmaine.com

In loving memory and to honor Robert "Pop",

please donate to the

Waterville Humane Society

100 Webb Road,

Waterville, Maine 04901.

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Published in Central Maine on Feb. 6, 2019
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