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Robert Charles O'Regan

March 28, 1946 — September 3, 2022


Robert “Bob” Charles O’Regan, 76, of Hudson, MA, passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by his loving family, on Saturday, September 3rd, 2022, after a period of declining health. He leaves behind his beloved wife of over 50 years, Joan I. (Sasseville) O’Regan.

Bob was born in Lynn, MA, on March 28, 1946, the oldest of five children of the late Charles J. and Pauline (Drew) O’Regan. Bob spent his early childhood in Lynn, eventually relocating with his family to Warwick, RI, where he graduated from Bishop Hendricken High School in the class of 1964. Shortly after graduating high school he moved to Marlborough with his family, where he later met the love of his life, Joan I. Sasseville. Bob and Joan settled in Hudson together, after the arrival of their first child, residing in town for the past 49 years. Bob had a long and successful career, eventually retiring as a sales manager from SC Johnson & Son. Bob was a long time parishioner of Saint Michael Parish in Hudson and had many hobbies and interests throughout his life and most enjoyed spending time with family and supporting his granddaughters at their activities. He enjoyed going camping and taking trips to the coast. He also loved listening to music, especially rock and roll. The Rolling Stones, Thin Lizzy and John Mellencamp were among his favorite groups to listen to.

In addition to his beloved wife Joan, Bob is also survived by his two children, Timothy R. O’Regan and his wife Maria and step daughter Raphaella of Easton, MA and Karen Carvalho and her husband James of Hudson, MA; 3 granddaughters Emelia, Eliana and Evelina Carvalho; 4 siblings, James O’Regan and his wife Mary of Carver, MA, Carol Crawford of Duxbury, MA, Thomas O’Regan and his wife Joanne of Duxbury, MA and David O’Regan and his wife Elise of Falmouth, MA and many nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are invited to a period of visitation from 3-6 pm on Sunday, September 11, 2022, at TIGHE HAMILTON REGIONAL FUNERAL HOME, 50 Central St., Hudson, MA. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 9am on Monday, September 12, 2022 at Saint Michael Parish, 21 Manning St., Hudson, MA; followed by a procession to Saint Michael Cemetery in Hudson for Committal Services.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105;

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Service Schedule

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Sunday, September 11, 2022

3:00 - 6:00pm (Eastern time)

Tighe Hamilton Regional Funeral Home.

50 Central Street, Hudson, MA 01749

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Mass of Christian Burial

Monday, September 12, 2022

Starts at 9:00am (Eastern time)

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