Robert A. Cibelli Sr., 91, formerly of Southborough and Marlborough Robert A. Cibelli Sr., 91, formerly of Southborough and Marlborough
Southborough/Marlborough – Robert Aldo Cibelli, Sr., 91, formerly of Southborough and Marlborough, died Thursday, July 28, 2022, at home surrounded by family. Bob was the husband of the late Jane E. (Conway) Cibelli.
Born in Southborough, he was the son of the late Aldo and Eunice (Fay) Cibelli. He was raised and educated in Southborough and graduated from Worcester Boys Trade School. He served in the US Navy Reserves during the Korean War.
Bob was a talented building contractor. Alongside his father and brother, he worked in the family business, A. Cibelli & Sons Construction. Later, he started his own business, Bob’s Contracting.
He was a member of the Fayville Athletic Association and the Marlborough Country Club. He enjoyed watching sports, playing golf and spending time with his family. Bob was also the honorary mascot of the Marlborough Shamrocks football team.
He is survived by four children, Linda Rock and her husband, Richard, of Westborough, Robert Cibelli, Jr., and his wife, Judith, of North Carolina, Maureen Giattino and her husband, Russell, of Groton; and Dean Cibelli and his wife, MaryEllen, of Westborough, who have cared for him lovingly for the past three years. He is also survived by one brother, Raymond Cibelli of Northborough; one sister, Pauline Erickson and her husband, Robert, of Lexington; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend call hours on Tuesday, August 2 from 5-7 p.m. with a prayer service at 6:30 p.m. at Pickering & Son Westborough Funeral Home, 62 West Main St., Westborough.
Southborough Rural Cemetery funeral services will be private.
In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to VNA Hospice & Palliative Care, 199 Rosewood Drive, Suite 180, Danvers, MA 01923 or at www.vnacare.org/donors.