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Robert Lawrence Fierra

January 31, 1943 ~ November 9, 2021 (age 78)


Robert L. Fierra, 78, of Taunton passed away on Tuesday, November 9th, 2021, at Saint Elizabeth’s Hospital in Brighton. He was the husband of Helen M. Fierra (Zaczkiewicz).

Born in Dighton, MA, he was the son of the late Antone and Eileen (Bradshaw) Fierra.

After graduating from Taunton High School, he furthered his education at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering.

He worked as a Civil Engineer for the Massachusetts Highway Department for over 38 years.

He was an avid hunter and a longtime member of the Taunton Fish and Game Club, and a former member of many other local hunting clubs including the Attleboro Red Fox Club and the Oakhill Beagle Club. He also enjoyed going to the casinos with his wife Helen. In addition, he enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and attending their sporting, dancing, and theater events.

He leaves his two daughters, Susan Santos, and her husband Brian of Taunton, and Elayne Schwartz, and her husband Ted of Brookfield, CT, and four grandchildren: Kyle and Amanda Santos and Jason and Jessica Schwartz. Robert is also survived by two brothers: Roy Fierra, and his wife Dorothy of Taunton and David Fierra, and his wife Annette of Bonita Springs, Florida. In addition, he is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

To honor his wishes, funeral services will be private. Expressions of sympathy in Robert’s name can be made to: Pride Inc., 3 Maple St. Taunton, MA 02780 or by visiting (scroll to the bottom of page and click donate under “help our cause”)

Arrangements have been entrusted to Sowiecki-Snyder Home for Funerals & Cremation Services, 69 West Britannia Street, Taunton.

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