Robert “Bob” Allen Christensen, Beloved husband, father, and Boppa
Tewksbury – Robert “Bob” Allen Christensen, age 83, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 8, 2021, after a courageous battle with Alzheimer’s Disease and prostate cancer. He was the beloved husband of Astrid B. (Winberg) with whom he shared 59 years of marriage. Bob was born in Melrose, MA on March 11, 1938.
Bob proudly served in the US. Army for six years. He was employed as a Master Mechanic for many years. After his retirement in 2000, he spent a lot of his time traveling with his wife, Astrid and visiting his four daughters and their families. Those who knew Bob, considered him a kind gentleman. To his family, he is remembered for his sense of humor and ability to make up words that could take on any meaning.
Bob is survived by his loving family including his wife, Astrid, and four daughters Stina Bland and her husband, Jody Bland of Denver CO; Brenda Chisholm and her husband, Joseph Chisholm of Tewksbury, MA; Lynda Londono and her husband, Jorge Londono of Merrimack, NH; and Katrina Christensen and her fiancé, Lee Matte of Hudson, NH. He was known as “Boppa” to his eight grandchildren Hannah, Kayla, Jessie, Delaney, Clarissa, Erik, Alex, and Robert.
Per Bob’s wishes, there will be no services. The family would like to extend their thanks to everyone who helped in Bob’s care in his final years.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or the American Cancer Society – Prostate Cancer