Welcome to the memorial page for

Robert Lee Coolen

August 2, 1932 ~ December 17, 2017 (age 85)

Robert L. Coolen, 85, of Bridgewater, formerly of Brockton, died Dec. 17, 2017. Native of Everett, he served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. He was a retired USPS letter carrier and a member of Avon VFW Post 8892; he enjoyed volunteering for Bridgewater Senior Center and being an ambassador for Harborone Bank. He was the husband of Shirley (Blair) Coolen; father of Cheryl Coolen and Robert Jr. and his wife Nanci, all of Hawaii, Diane Goodwin of Norton and Patricia Trottier of Bridgewater; grandfather of Chad, Demi and Bo, Kyle and Heather, and Amy and Jessica; brother of James Coolen of CO, William Coolen of FL, Lillian Rollins of Wakefield, and the late Frank, Edward, Stanley and John Coolen, Elva Hart and Verna Higgins; and an uncle of many. All are welcome to calling hours Thursday 4-7 p.m. and his funeral Friday at 9 a.m. in Waitt Funeral Home, 850 North Main St. Brockton. Burial at Mass. National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to your favorite charity. 







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 Service Information

Calling Hours
December 21, 2017

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Waitt Funeral Home
850 North Main Street
Brockton, MA 02301

Funeral Service
December 22, 2017

9:00 AM
Waitt Funeral Home
850 North Main Street
Brockton, MA 02301

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