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“Our sincere condolences to the Biggins family. Bob was a blessing in our time of sadness. May he rest in eternal piece with all the angels he helped...Read More »
1 of 100+ | Posted by: Rose Family - Avon, MA

“My prayers go out to the family for your loss. Please know that God sees the pain associated with the loss of a loved one and will soon eliminate...Read More »
2 of 100+ | Posted by: A friend

“My deepest sympathies to Tom and Doris and the extended Biggins family. I am so sorry for your loss. ”
3 of 100+ | Posted by: Lisa Palermo - Belmar, NJ

“It is with shock and sadness that I heard of Bob's passing tonight. I had the pleasure of working in an administrative position for the Massachusetts...Read More »
4 of 100+ | Posted by: Maureen Smith - Scituate, MA

“Dan and Family, We are shocked and saddened to hear of Bob's passing. Our family will never forget the sincere kindness and help that Bob and the...Read More »
5 of 100+ | Posted by: Jason Gauthier - Wakefield, MA

“I was saddened to hear about Bob passing. He truly was a special man,he has helped my family in so many sad times,but being the type of man he was...Read More »
6 of 100+ | Posted by: Ruth Tremblett - Halifax, MO

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
7 of 100+ | Posted by: - GA

“Tina and Bob were my aunt and uncle and although I have not had contact with my family in many years I want to say how deeply sorry I am for your...Read More »
8 of 100+ | Posted by: Michelle Rosado (Lebel) - MA

“My prayers and heartfelt sympathy to the family of Robert. May the family find comfort in God's promise to strengthen you during this difficult time....Read More »
9 of 100+ | Posted by: A friend

“On behalf of my father, Jeff, and I, we express our deep condolences to Dan and the entire Biggins family. Bob made an incredible contribution to...Read More »
10 of 100+ | Posted by: Mark Robinson - MELROSE, MA

“What a loss. Truly a great man. So comforting in your time of need. l will miss him greatly. ”
11 of 100+ | Posted by: sandy Coulstring - Pembroke, MA

“TO THE FAMILY. I AM TRULY SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS. MAY THE GOD OF ALL COMFORT BE WITH YOU AT THIS TIME. JEREMIAH 29:11.MA. ”
12 of 100+ | Posted by: A friend

“I am so sorry to learn of Bob's passing. I did not personally know him but as a member of the National Funeral Director's Association felt he served...Read More »
13 of 100+ | Posted by: Tom Sproles - New Castle, IN

“Jack and Joan Briggs, Denton,NC ”
14 of 100+ | Posted by: Jack Briggs - Denton, NC - Friend

“Donald & Patricia Pennini, Rockland, Ma ”
15 of 100+ | Posted by: Donald Pennini - Rockland, MA

“To the entire Biggins Family our heartfelt condolences to you all. I have known Bob for many years and have and many great conversations with him and...Read More »
16 of 100+ | Posted by: John Gately - Melrose, MA


17 of 100+ | Posted by: Michael Allard-Madaus - Worcester, MA

“Thoughts & Prayers to the Biggins Family Such a great loss to the Rockland Community ”
18 of 100+ | Posted by: Peter & Elora Gerrish - Rockland, MA

“We loved Bob. We'll miss seeing his smile. You are all in our prayers. ”
19 of 100+ | Posted by: Janet and Richard Fougere - MA

“What a great guy! He was quick with a smile and had a heart as big as all out doors! He will be so missed! Love and prayers to all those who are...Read More »
20 of 100+ | Posted by: Donna Shortall - Rockland, MA

“My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Bob was such a special man. When my dad, Mark Lelyveld, died in 2007, Bob went out of his way to make...Read More »
21 of 100+ | Posted by: Susanne Lelyveld Wittenberg - MA

“Andrew, Dan and Erin: Your dad, as was your mom, were wonderful, caring people that carried themselves so well and set a great example for many. I...Read More »
22 of 100+ | Posted by: David Lewek - Walpole, MA

“Our prayers are with the entire Biggins family! What a wonderful man , he is already missed. Peace and healing to everyone that new Bob! ”
23 of 100+ | Posted by: Ember Restaurant - Marshfield, MA

“prayers are with the family ”
24 of 100+ | Posted by: A friend

“Sending thoughts and prayers to the entire Biggins Family, Bob you will be missed more then you know I'll miss seeing your bow ties, coolest sport...Read More »
25 of 100+ | Posted by: Jess Maloney - Hanson, MA

“It is an honor to pray for a family who has been there for so many of us. Dan, Danielle, Gav, Ronan, Shea and the rest of your kind family; James and...Read More »
26 of 100+ | Posted by: Andrea and James Galvin - MA

“Bob it was a pleasure to have known you. You was a great person, yo will be missed. I know you are in the arms of the Lord. Bob and Joan Ahern ...Read More »
27 of 100+ | Posted by: Robert Ahern - Whitman, MA

“Bob you will be missed by many. You had a heart of gold. Prayers to you and your family. ”
28 of 100+ | Posted by: LISA Falco, John Feneck - MA

“I served on the NFDA board with Bob. At my first board meeting, Bob was the newly elected president of NFDA. Katrina had just demolished New Orleans....Read More »
29 of 100+ | Posted by: Patrick Lanigan - East Pittsburgh, PA


30 of 100+ | Posted by: Sheila Morgan - Rockland, MA

“Dan and Family, I'm shocked and saddened at your Dad's passing. Had the pleasure of working with him and for him on numerous occasions with our...Read More »
31 of 100+ | Posted by: Dick "Bud" Allen - Beverly Hills, FL

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
32 of 100+ | Posted by: - GA

“Sending thoughts and prayers to the entire Biggins family at this difficult time. Bob was such a wonderful and kind person; a true gentlemen who...Read More »
33 of 100+ | Posted by: Millie Rochon - Acquaintance

“Our thoughts and prayers are with all of the Biggins family. Bob was a true gentleman and will be surely missed by all. Thank you for being you.... ”
34 of 100+ | Posted by: Ted and Chris Santos - Raynham, MA

“I met Bob when his family moved to Worcester and he began attending Chandler Junior High School. We became friends and remained friends all through...Read More »
35 of 100+ | Posted by: Michael O'Sullivan - Worcester, MA

“Bob, rest in peace! ”
36 of 100+ | Posted by: Ken Canady CFSP - Lansing, MI

“With thoughts and prayers for the loving family Bob leaves behind. Bob will always be remembered for being so kind, considerate and understanding to...Read More »
37 of 100+ | Posted by: MaryBeth & John Muldowney - MA

“My thoughts & prayers for the Biggins Family! Bob was a wonderful man and will be missed by many !❤ ”
38 of 100+ | Posted by: Susan Landry - Rockland, MA

“Our thoughts and prayers are with all of Bob's family and those who worked with him each day. Our friendship goes back 17 years when we met Bob and...Read More »
39 of 100+ | Posted by: Gerry,Jeanne,Greg Wright - CO

“I am so deeply sorry to hear of Bob's passing. He truly was a great guy, committed to the ministry of caring for people at their most difficult and...Read More »
40 of 100+ | Posted by: Pastor Jason Genest - Middleboro, MA

“Thinking of you and sending prayers and love to the entire family...such a grave loss to all! Lots of great memories stemming back to the good ole...Read More »
41 of 100+ | Posted by: Amy Vermillion amy.vermillion@verizon.net - VA


42 of 100+ | Posted by: David Kohler - Rockland, MA

“Sorry to learn of Bob's death. As I read his obituary, he was one who understood what it was like to witness the grief that so many felt when they...Read More »
43 of 100+ | Posted by: A friend

“Dan, Erin, and Andrew - You are all in my prayers and my heart at this difficult time. May you find comfort and peace in each other and in knowing...Read More »
44 of 100+ | Posted by: Eileen Moore Kudlacik - Scituate, MA

“Bob was one of the finest gentlemen with whom I have ever crossed paths. It only took a short time to go from a quick introduction to a deep...Read More »
45 of 100+ | Posted by: Arvin Starrett - Paris, TX

“We were so sorry to hear of your loss. The thoughts of many are with you at this time of sorrow. ”
46 of 100+ | Posted by: robert and jane baker - rockland, MA

“My heart stopped when I saw this notification. I couldn't believe what I was reading. Bob was so full of love and life with everything he posted on...Read More »
47 of 100+ | Posted by: Carol Ann Mancuso - BORDENTOWN, NJ

“Bob was a truly talented and inspirational person. He was always sharing his passion and abilities as a funeral service professional to his local,...Read More »
48 of 100+ | Posted by: Scott Anthony - Webster, NY

“Nola and I are very saddened by the news of Bob's passing. We were so fortunate to get to know Bob & Chris through our years of involvement in NFDA....Read More »
49 of 100+ | Posted by: Jim & Nola McCready - Gilbert, AZ

“I was terribly shocked and saddened to learn of Bob's passing. I had the great pleasure of working with for many years when he brought families to...Read More »
50 of 100+ | Posted by: Jan Heckler Souweine, Retired, Mass. National Cemetery - MA

“My heartfelt condolences the the Biggins Family. Bob was a kind hearted one of a kind type of guy. He was there for me when I had to plan my Step...Read More »
51 of 100+ | Posted by: Tina Umbrianna Jones - Brockton, MA

“A greater guy I've never known. His kindness, generosity, sense of humor and words of encouragement will always be an inspiration to everyone who...Read More »
52 of 100+ | Posted by: Brian White - Rockland, MA

“Dan, Erin and Andrew, Denise and I look at you as our second set of kids, the same way your Mom and Dad looked at Shannon, Ryan and Kevin. Please...Read More »
53 of 100+ | Posted by: Jim and Denise Cadres Cadres - SC

“Our condolences on the loss of your father. Bob was a warm and engaging man. We remember you all at St. Joseph the Worker Church. In our thoughts...Read More »
54 of 100+ | Posted by: Rita & Steve Guinta - FL - friend

“How comforting it is to know that God is keeping Robert in his memory because Robert is precious in God's eyes. (Psalm116:15) ”
55 of 100+ | Posted by: - BRONX, NY

“To Daniel, Donna and the rest of the family,The members of the South Dakota Funeral Directors Association extend their deepest sympathy for the loss...Read More »
56 of 100+ | Posted by: Tammy Kerr - Spencer, SD - Friend

“DANNY, I'M VERY SORRY FOR YOUR LOST OF YOUR FATHER HE WAS THE GREATEST PERSON I KNEW,REST IN PEACE BOB GOD BLESS HIE FAMILYUNTIL WE MEET AGAIN BOB. ”
57 of 100+ | Posted by: ANDY TRIANTAFFELOW - ROCKLAND, MA

“To The Biggins Familysorry for your loss may god be with you and bless you at this Time ”
58 of 100+ | Posted by: Ryan - MA - Friend

“To the Biggins Family, We were very saddened to here about the passing of Bob. He was a great man. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. ”
59 of 100+ | Posted by: Stephen and Debbie Buccheri - MA

“To the Biggins family so sorry for loss ,I knew Bob for many year's he will be miss greatly. Wayne K Crothers and Family ”
60 of 100+ | Posted by: Wayne Crothers - ABINGTON, MA

“Our hearts are saddened by this news may god bless the family with love and peace ”
61 of 100+ | Posted by: Gail Shedlock - Pembroke, MA

“To the Biggins Family, We send our thoughts and prayers during your time of sorrow. We were blessed to have known Bob as a friend as well as a...Read More »
62 of 100+ | Posted by: Rick Roberts - Argenta, IL

“Our thoughts and are with Danna and your family We have manny NFDA memories I will not be able to attend the serviceyDz ”
63 of 100+ | Posted by: Ruple Harley - Greenwood, SC

“Keeping you all in my prayers and sending love during this very sad time. Bob was such a good man, he will be missed ..... ”
64 of 100+ | Posted by: Denise Bissonnette - Springfield, MA

“To the Biggins FamilyOur thoughts and prayers are with you at this very sad time. We met Bob when we were both on the NFDA policy board and later...Read More »
65 of 100+ | Posted by: Gary Carlson - Wahpeton, ND

“To the Biggins Family, I am so deeply sorry for your loss. I hope the tremendous love and support of those around you will help ease your sorrow,...Read More »
66 of 100+ | Posted by: Maura (Finn) Gilmartin - Whitman, MA

“Bob was a professional among professionals. His contributions to the community and profession were a credit to him as a person and you, his family,...Read More »
67 of 100+ | Posted by: Bob Covey - Underhill, VT

“Dan, Erin, Andrew, Donna & all of Bob's family & friends....As you can see by the outpouring of love, Bob was a well loved man. But you already knew...Read More »
68 of 100+ | Posted by: Dianne & Dan Cronin - Rockland, MA

“My deepest condolences to the Biggins Family on their sad loss. On behalf of myself, Finbarr O'Connor, Past President, Irish Association of Funeral...Read More »
69 of 100+ | Posted by: Finbarr O'Connor - Ireland

“My deepest sympathies to all the Biggins family on your loss. So hard to believe that Bob has passed. I have such fond memories of him at Blessed...Read More »
70 of 100+ | Posted by: Paula Connolly Collins - MD

“You have my deepest sympathy for the death of your loved one. Losing someone you love is really hard to deal with. So please find comfort in God...Read More »
71 of 100+ | Posted by: A friend

“I was terribly saddened when I learned of Bob's passing. Working with him as a fellow MFDA president and being able to attend his installation in...Read More »
72 of 100+ | Posted by: Rick Dewhirst - Salem, NH

“I am so sorry for your loss. I lived across the street for years and have fond memories of a beloved neighbor who supported me in my efforts to save...Read More »
73 of 100+ | Posted by: faith whitney whitney - duxbury, MA

“We were so saddened and shocked at Mr. Biggin's passing. He always told me to call him Bob because it made him feel old, so I will. Bob was a man...Read More »
74 of 100+ | Posted by: Amy and Rob Quealy - Abington, MA

“Although I never met Bob, he was extremely well though of and deservedly so in the funeral business. My deepest sympathy to his family ”
75 of 100+ | Posted by: Doug Stone Stone-Ladeau Funeral Home, Winchendon - MA

“My deepest condolences to the Biggins Family. Bob was truly one of the good ones and I will cherish every memory. ”
76 of 100+ | Posted by: Larry Stuart Jr - Tulsa, OK

“To Dan and the Biggins family. Our deepest sorrow for your loss. Bob and Chris were true friends to my wife Linda and I. Bob, as is his nature, was...Read More »
77 of 100+ | Posted by: John and Linda Medlin Rockland Athletic Supplies - MA

“My deepest sympathy to all of Bob's family and his fiancé Donna. Bob was always the epitome of class and caring. His smile and sense of humor and...Read More »
78 of 100+ | Posted by: Bea Shoughrow - Hanson, MA

“" God bless Bob " Condolences to the Biggins Family . Arnold and Linda Harris Rockland Mass. March 31,...Read More »
79 of 100+ | Posted by: Arnold / Linda Harris - MA

“Our sincere condolences. Many prayers for Bob and his Family. A truly kind man he will be missed. ”
80 of 100+ | Posted by: Bill & Barbara Manning - Rockland, MA

“God bless Bob ”
81 of 100+ | Posted by: Robin O'Brien - Plympton, MA

“My condolences to the Biggins Family. I, like many others are in shock. God took a loyal servant too soon and we all feel the loss. I met Bob and...Read More »
82 of 100+ | Posted by: Michael Swillo - Katy, TX

“Our thoughts are with Bob's family and friends as he transitions to his new existence We are fortunate to have been among those who knew Bob in this...Read More »
83 of 100+ | Posted by: Les & Marilyn Weber - Hanson, MA

“Heartfelt Condolences on Your Dads Sudden Passing:( I grew-up in Rockland and attended many Services there...over the years... and what your dad did...Read More »
84 of 100+ | Posted by: Pamela Jones - Scituate, MA

“A true professional and a great friend. May he rest in peace. The family is remembered in our prayers. ”
85 of 100+ | Posted by: Bubba Lang - Gulfport, MS

“So sorry for the loss of such a great individual and leader in funeral service. ”
86 of 100+ | Posted by: Ed O'Sullivan - Tucson, AZ

“Although I never had the pleasure of meeting Bob, I can state that he is a true funeral professional. He has made our profession proud. Bob, thank...Read More »
87 of 100+ | Posted by: Jeffrey Levesque - Brady & Levesque Funeral Home - VT

“We are so very sorry to hear of Bob's passing. Our family for generations have gone to his funeral home and always received compassion and comfort in...Read More »
88 of 100+ | Posted by: Nancy Byron - Hanover, MA

“It's difficult to express the depth of loss at Bob's passing. He was an icon of our community, a kind and gentle man to everyone, an esteemed and...Read More »
89 of 100+ | Posted by: Carol Perilli - Rockland, MA

“Well done good and faithful servant! May you rest in peace and rise in glory. Bob was a wonderful person to work with. My condolences to Dan and the...Read More »
90 of 100+ | Posted by: Fr. Stephen Fregeau - Hobe Sound, FL

“Being one of the Cantors at Holy Family, I frequently saw your Dad at funerals. He would always give me a quick smile as he so respectfully cared for...Read More »
91 of 100+ | Posted by: Kathllen Botelho Kawa - Whitman, MA

“So sorry to get this information. He will be genuinely missed. He wasAlways an inspiration at the NFDA conventions. Wish they had made bow ties for...Read More »
92 of 100+ | Posted by: Lynn Armstrong Patterson - DC

“We were privileged to get to know Bob at a recent NFDA Cremation Conference in Florida. It was very evident that Bob served our noble profession...Read More »
93 of 100+ | Posted by: Justin and Roxanne Herman - WI

“Our condolences and prayers to the Biggins family. So sad & gone too soon. Bob was a great guy & well respected by all. Rest in peace Bob. God bless...Read More »
94 of 100+ | Posted by: Wayne & Karen Edwards - OH

“Oh Bob.....you've left us too early. I will never understand. I am so sad. You are such a compassionate man and good friend to so many, we all suffer...Read More »
95 of 100+ | Posted by: Rosie Villa - Abington, MA

“Bob's passing has left a void in all our hearts. I can say without exaggeration that he was one of the kindest, honest and sincere people I have...Read More »
96 of 100+ | Posted by: Chuck Heshion - Rockland, MA

“So sorry, he was a great man! ”
97 of 100+ | Posted by: Alan Cobbett - Rockland, MA

“I have found it paralyzing to consider what to say about the sudden death of my friend and colleague, Bob Biggins. My heart is aching for each...Read More »
98 of 100+ | Posted by: Valerie J. Wages, CFSP - GA

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99 of 100+ | Posted by: Beverly Webb - Rockland, MA

“As was everyone, we were shocked and saddened to hear of Bob's death. At the same time, we feel honored to have known him and share the same...Read More »
100 of 100+ | Posted by: Jim and Carol McWilliams - MA


ROBERT J. BIGGINS of Hanson, MA died March 29, 2018 at the age of 61. He was a first generation funeral director, embalmer and chief executive officer of Magoun Biggins Funeral Home, a family owned and operated firm that he purchased in 1986. He graduated from the New England Institute of Funeral Service in Newton in 1977, which later became Mt. Ida College. He remained involved at the college for several years as a member of the board of Academic Overseers, Presidential Search Committee and later as a member of the College Board of Trustees. Biggins served as president of both the Massachusetts and National Funeral Directors Association, was a member of the Board of Trustees for the Funeral Service Foundation are the Academy of Professional Funeral Service Practice.