Robert Adrien Jalbert "Bob"
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Robert A. Jalbert of Swampscott, a salesman for Rogers Foam in Somerville, was killed on United Airlines Flight 175 in New York on Tuesday. He was 61.
Mr. Jalbert was born in Haverhill and raised in Lewiston, Maine. He was a graduate of Wentworth Institute.
For more than 20 years, he was an employee of Rogers Foam in Somerville.
Mr. Jalbert had been a resident of Swampscott since 1981. He was a daily communicant of St. John the Evangelist Church in Swampscott.
He formerly was in the Marine Reserve.
Mr. Jalbert was a wine enthusiast and enjoyed working with his hands, creating woodworking projects. He enjoyed traveling with his wife and spoke French fluently.
He leaves his wife of 36 years, Catherine (Casey); two daughters, Suzanne McCormick of North Andover and Julie of Seattle; a son, Michael of Swampscott; a brother, Paul, of Lewiston, Maine; and three grandchildren.
Editorial Obituary published in THE BOSTON GLOBE on 9/16/2001.