Robert L. Christensen

  • Born: August 6, 1929
  • Died: September 11, 2020
  • Location: Easton, Massachusetts

Kane Funeral Home & Cremation Services

605 Washington St
PO Box 34
Easton, MA 02375
Tel. (508) 238-4269

Tribute & Message From The Family

EASTON---Robert L. Christensen, 91, of Easton and Zephyrhills, FL., passed away on Friday, September 11, 2020 at home under the care of his family. He was the husband of the late Mary (Talbot) Christensen who passed away May 21, 2020.

Born in Easton, a son of the late Malcolm and Abbie (Anderson) Christensen, he was raised in Easton and was a graduate of Oliver Ames High School. A veteran of the US Army, Robert proudly served his country during both WWII and the Korean War and was honorably discharged.

Robert began his working career as a truck driver and was employed by Bourne Transportation. Later, he and his son Robert founded Baystate Cartage of Easton, a transportation business of produce and went by the CB Radio name of Knappy 1.

A cancer survivor since the age of 35, he was a lifelong resident of Easton. He enjoyed spending his retirement with his late wife Mary at their Florida home in Zephyrhills.
An avid golfer who had two holes in one, he was an active shuffle board player who was a gifted builder and mechanical handyman.
Robert also enjoyed time spent at Sawyer Lake, NH with his family and walking the beach in FL.

Robert is survived by his children, Robert Christensen and his wife Patricia (Hurley) of Easton, and Gail Rios and her husband Rick of Jacksonville, FL., and was predeceased in Death by his son George Christensen who passed Aug. 20, 2020 and the late Donna Christensen; also survived by his siblings, Albert Christensen of NH., Ruth Millett and her husband Herbert of FL. and Judy Kelloway of NH.; 6 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. He was also the brother of the late Charles Christensen, Donald Christensen and Dorothy .

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend visiting hours requiring mask & social distancing on Thursday, September 17, 2020 from 10-11:30 a.m. in Kane Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 605 Washington Street (Rte.138) Easton followed by a funeral service at 11:30 at the funeral home. Interment with military honors will follow at Furnace Village Cemetery, Easton. Donations in Robert's memory may be sent to Alzheimer's Association of MA. 309 Waverley Oaks Road, Waltham, MA. 02452. For directions or condolences visit