Robert E. Audlee, Sr.

  • Born: September 2, 1928
  • Died: January 1, 2021
  • Location: Stoughton, Massachusetts

Farley Funeral Home

358 Park Street
Stoughton, MA 02072

Tel. (781) 344-2676

Tribute & Message From The Family

Robert E. Audlee, Sr. "Bob", age 92 of Stoughton, died January 1, 2021 at home after a brief illness under the care of hospice. He was the beloved husband of June A. (White) Audlee for over 72 years. Bob was born and raised and lived most of his life in Stoughton; the son of the late Gerald Audlee Sr. and Hazel (Fralick) Audlee.

Bob joined the Army Aircorps at the age of seventeen in March, 1946 and earned the rank of Sergeant. Serving in the South Pacific, he was stationed primarily on Iwo Jima, and was also stationed on Saipan and Tinian. Bob also served in Germany during his service, taking part in the Berlin Airlift. Upon his Honorable Discharge in March, 1949, Bob returned home to his bride and began to build his home in Stoughton with the help of his uncles and brother, on land purchased by June while he was serving, and before the two were married. Bob worked for many years at the Avon Sole company and ended his working career at Ryan Iron Works in Raynham. He also ran his own small repair business, Bob's Radio and TV during the 60's and 70's. Upon retirement, Bob and June would take daily, early morning walks around D.W. Field Park in Brockton, where they made many new friends.

Bob leaves two children, Robert E. Audlee, Jr. of Leominster, and his former wife Laurel Trenouth, also of Leominster, and Lisa J. (Audlee) Vilk of Middleborough and her husband, John L. Vilk, Jr. and two granddaughters, Rebecca Vilk of Taunton and Jessica Vilk of Middleborough. Bob was the eldest of eleven children, leaving surviving siblings John (Jackie), Judith and Janice, and was predeceased by his siblings Phyllis, Gerald Jr., Ronald, James, Laurence (Sampy), Dorothy and Rosalind. He was also "Uncle Bob" to dozens of nieces and nephews.

The family would like to thank hospice, and particularly Bob's overnight caregivers for their kindness and compassion during this difficult time. To honor Bob, please give a kind word to, or do a good deed for someone who needs it. Due to COVID no services will be held at this time. A memorial service will be held at the Trinity Episcopal Church in Stoughton, MA at a later date. Burial will take place at the Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne.

Condolence & Memory Journal

My sincerest condolences to Robert's family and friends. Robert was ever helpful and kind. I first met Mr Audlee when he worked at Norfolk County Nursing Home. The facility abutted my family's property and my father and Robert would often chat. From the moment I was introduced to Mr Audlee, he treated me with kindness and he was only too happy to share Stoughton and US History (in particular WWII). My dad genuinely liked Robert, as did I, and my dad and I always chitchatted when we crossed paths with Mr Audlee and it was always nice to see him. Rest in Peace, Sir, and may your family and friends find comfort in treasured memories. God Bless

Posted by Rich Silva - MA - Acquaintance   January 11, 2021

Aunt June, So sorry to hear of Uncle Bob's passing. He's such a wonderful man. He will be missed!

Posted by Cheryl White - Lowell, MA - family   January 10, 2021

Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one today and always.

Posted by Kathleen Thayer - Manville, RI - family   January 09, 2021

Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one today and always.

Posted by Kathleen Thayer - Family   January 08, 2021

Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one today and always.

Posted by Kathleen Thayer - Family   January 08, 2021

June, Robbie and Lisa and family so sorry to hear of Uncle Bobs passing. My thoughts are with all of you.

Love, Amy Panciocco and family

Posted by Amy Panciocco - Family   January 06, 2021


Mrs Audlee and family: I am so sorry to hear about Mr Audlee's passing. I have so many great memories as neighbors. He was such a great person. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Rest in Peace Mr Audlee. Love, Aurelia Escobar Oliveira

Posted by Aurelia Escobar Oliveira - Stoughton, MA - Neighbor   January 06, 2021

Bob was a wonderful man. He had a beautiful, warm smile that always made me feel special. He and June were an inspirational couple, so loving and caring for one another and others. I remember hearing that they decided to get married while they were attending my parents' wedding in Abington. My father, Stanley Fralick, (one of several Fralick uncles) loved Bob immensely and always was delighted to see him.
A life well-lived!

Posted by Judith Higgins Donohue - Family   January 05, 2021

Mr. Audlee,
Sir, I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country when you served with the U.S. Army Air Forces and later the USAF-especially when you participated in the Berlin Airlift in Europe-the opening salvo of the Cold War. Millions of Americans slept safe at night because you and your fellow Servicemen stood ready to defend our Country. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

Posted by Mike Casey    January 05, 2021


June we are so sorry to hear the news of your beloved Bob's passing. I remember him always picking you up from church and choir practice. He was such a nice caring person. Sending lots of hugs and healing to you and your family.

Posted by Debbie Molloy - Stoughton, MA - Friend   January 04, 2021


June we are so sorry to hear of Bob's passing. Bob was a wonderful man and he will be missed. Keeping you in thoughts and prayers. Angela & Danielle Pietro

Posted by Angela Pietro - Stoughton, MA - Friend   January 04, 2021

Dear June we are so saddened to hear of Bobs passing. If you need anything please let Harry know. Even just company. Carl and I will be there. Much love from us both

Posted by Betty Pietro - Stoughton, MA   January 04, 2021

So sorry to hear of Mr. Audlee passing. He was such a nice man. My deepest sympathy to the whole family. We are so thankful for the beautiful memories on Leach St. may he rest in peace.

Posted by Alvarina Escobar Oliveira - Neighbor   January 04, 2021

Our sincere condolences. Uncle Bob was the best. Nicest man you could meet. Many memories of him coming to fix our tv (changing tubes) and the family bbq's. Our hearts go out to Aunt June and Rob and Lisa. God Speed Uncle Bob

Posted by Gerry Audlee - Micco, FL - Family   January 04, 2021


To Mrs. Audlee, Robbie, Lisa and family: I am so sorry to hear about the passing of Mr. Audlee. He was just the sweetest and kindest man. So thankful for all the wonderful memories we had on Leach St with the Audlee family. Rest in Sweetest Peace Mr. Audlee Love, Julie Escobar Ramos

Posted by Julie Ramos - Stoughton, MA - Neighbor   January 04, 2021

Sorry for your lose June. Bob was a very nice man. Enjoyed our talks every time I saw him in the yard and would stop by to chat.

Posted by Jon Ledin - Port Charlotte, FL - Neighbor   January 03, 2021


Rest in peace Robert.

Posted by Dolores Audlee - Stoughton, MA - Family   January 03, 2021

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