Robert D. Cafarelli


Robert Daniel Cafarelli of Key West, Florida, died on November 13, He was 60.

Robert moved to the Island in the mid-1980s and lived here for about 10 years. He married his second wife, Denise Dorsey of Vineyard Haven, with whom he had a daughter, Ashleen. He remembered fondly the times he would take Ashleen to the Flying Horses Carousel and watch her laugh as they reached for the brass rings.

Robert graduated from Clinton High School. He graduated with a degree in technology from Assabet Valley Vocational School.

Robert worked for years as a supervisor at Data General. In his later years he worked in the service department at a number of hospitals, maintaining and cleaning machines.

Robert is survived by his daughter, Ashleen Cafarelli; his son, Christopher Cafarelli; his mother, Abbie Coady; his brother, Peter Cafarelli, and his girlfriend of 14 years, Dolores. He was predeceased by his brother, Gerald Cafarelli.