Robert Henry Berube

AUBURN – Staff Sgt., USAF, retired, of Auburn, passed away on Nov. 27, 2021, at St. Mary’s Hospital after a brief illness. He was born on May 23, 1930 to parents Charles Eugene, and MaryAnna (LeChance) Berube.Robert was a member of Tranquil Lodge #29 AF and AM, the Kora Shrine, the Civil Air Patrol, Past Patron of Madonna #144 OES, the VFW, Florida Gators, KEMS, and the American Legion.He enjoyed camping, going on cruises, building model airplanes and boats. He was a carpenter and pilot, and enjoyed remodeling houses, and flying. He also enjoyed listening to classical music.Robert served in the U.S. Air Force and was a Korean War Veteran. After his retirement from the military he worked for the FAA as an electronics technician. He also worked for Disney as a costume specialist for EPCOT. He was a Lt. Col. CAP Commander, and worked in search and rescue for over 50 years. He also worked as an electrician.He was predeceased by both parents; and his wife, Elise.Surviving him are his sister, Vivian Morissette (Augusta); brother Charles and his wife Solange (Auburn); two children, Dale (Auburn), and Nancy and her husband Shane Staples (Waterboro); seven grandchildren, James, Cyra, Sarah, Dakota, Henry, Crystal, and Ryan; eight great-grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews.A celebration of life will be held graveside at Gracelawn Memorial Park, on May 23, 2022 at 3 p.m.Condolences may be expressed at http://www.funeralalternatives.netIn lieu of flowers donations may be made to Honor Flight Maine,PO Box 1770Portland Maine 04104-1770,or to Sanford #7 IORG492 West Road,Waterboro, ME 04087.

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