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Robert W. Ireland Jr.

Date of Death: July 2, 2020

Date of Birth: July 8, 1942

Biography:

Topsham - Robert W. Ireland, Jr. of Topsham, ME, died July 2, 2020 at his home with family. He was born July 8, 1942 in Lynn, MA to the late Robert
Ireland and Eleanor Frye Ireland .

Bob loved music, especially classical, and the outdoors. He was a life member of the Appalachian Mountain Club, and an active member of the Bath
Golf Club.

Until limited by illness, he was a member of the Thursday Hikers and the Bath YMCA. He enjoyed golfing, boating, fly fishing and many winter sports.


Bob was also an accomplished woodworker - designing and constructing, with minimal professional help, a vacation home and wall units in every home he owned.

After graduating from Upsala College, Bob joined the US Navy. Upon discharge, he was hired by Commercial Union Assurance where he focused on
Mass auto insurance. In 1994 he joined Safety Insurance Co. as the AVP of commercial auto, and product development. He helped spearhead the company's expansion through new products such as homeowners and umbrella policies.

Bob is survived by his beloved wife of 47 years, Judith Billey Ireland; his brother Richard Ireland and spouse Barbara, and his sister Kristin Ireland
Lalk. He also leaves behind his children: Allison Ireland and spouse John Leavitt and their son, Gordon Robert Leavitt, Christopher Ireland and
spouse Helen and their children, Thomas Benwell Ireland and Caroline Eleanor Ireland.

A Celebration of Life will be held at a future date. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Appalachian Mountain Club, C/O Little
Lyford Lodge and Cabins, 10 City Square, Suite 2, Boston, MA 02129.


Arrangements are under the care of Funeral Alternatives, 46 Bath Rd. Brunswick. Condolences may be expressed at www.funeralalternatives.net

 

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