FRAMINGHAM – Robert F. Rullie, 84, a longtime resident of Framingham died on Monday December 6, 2021 after a long illness.
Born in Natick, he was the son of the late Samuel and Giovanna (Casaly) Rullie.
Bob was raised and educated at Natick and Framingham schools. He then joined the MA National Guard and served five years in the US Air Force.
He was a production supervisor at Waters Manufacturing in Wayland and was proud to own and operate Tidy House Cleaning Service for over 20 years, serving the greater MetroWest community.
Bob was also a licensed realtor and took night classes at MIT and MassBay Community College.
Bob enjoyed metal detecting, collecting coins, doing crossword puzzles, and the occasional golfer. More than anything, he was always there for others; he was practical and could help with anything. Bob always offered words of support and encouragement to everyone. His positive attitude was contagious.
Bob is survived by his beloved wife, Anne (Giammarinaro) Rullie of Framingham, his children, Robert G. of Framingham, Scott A. and his wife Marcia of Millville, and Laura of Forestdale. Additionally, Bob is survived by his grandchildren, Matthew J. Carey, Michael Raymond, Sarah Rullie and Noah Raymond, as well as numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Bob was predeceased by his siblings, Carmen, Katherine Aviles, Elizabeth Bagley and Dorothy Monroe.
Family and friends will honor and remember Bob’s life as they gather for visitation hours at the McCarthy, McKinney & Lawler Funeral Home, 11 Lincoln St. Framingham on Sunday, December 12 from 2-5 p.m.
His funeral will be celebrated on Monday morning at St. Bridget’s Church, 830 Worcester Rd., Framingham at 10 a.m.
Interment will follow at St. Tarcisius Cemetery in Framingham.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in Bob’s name to: Veterans Inc, www.veteransinc.org, or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, www.stjude.org.
For online tributes or to share a memory with Bob’s family, please visit www.mccarthyfh.com