, Salem, MA

January 7, 2013

Robert H. Griswold, 85

Beverly — Robert Henry Griswold, husband of the late Marilou (Korte) Griswold, died peacefully surrounded by family on Saturday, January 5, 2013, at Beverly Hospital.

Robert lived in Connecticut for most of his life until recently when he moved to Massachusetts to be closer to his family. Robert was a Veteran of the U.S. Army serving in World War II. He was also in the U.S. Merchant Marines for several years. He was employed by the United States Post office for over forty years. Robert was an avid walker, enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening and spending time with his family and friends.

He is survived by his daughter, Page Griswold Forster of Beverly; his granddaughter, Bonnie L. Forster of Haverhill; his grandson, Robert C. Forster of New Orleans, La.; one sister, Ruth G. Weir of Framingham; a niece, Susan W. Hennessey and her family, along with many close friends.

ARRANGEMENTS: Funeral services will be held privately in Connecticut. Arrangements by the Campbell–Lee, Moody, Russell Funeral Home, 525 Cabot Street, Beverly. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Robert’s name to the Kaplan Family Hospice House, 78 Liberty St., Danvers, MA 01923 or to one's favorite charity. Online condolences at