Robert Edward Couture, age 83, passed away peacefully at home with his family by his side on Monday May 31, 2021. Robert was born Oct. 7, 1937 in Holyoke, son of the late Leo and Elizabeth (Schwinn) Couture, and served in the United States Army. A carpenter by trade, Bob was the Proprietor of Mahoney’s Package Store for over 30 years before retirement. He enjoyed gardening, making boats, and playing cards. Bob is survived by his wife of 54 years Eileen (Paquette) Couture; two children: Elizabeth Couture and Leo Couture, both of Southampton; and his grandchildren Andrea Stevens of Southampton and Chad Stevens and his wife Nicole of Chester, MA. He was predeceased by his mother, father, sister, brother and a precious cat Samantha. Calling hours will be held for Bob on Saturday June 5 from 9:00 to 11:00am in the Barry J. Farrell Funeral Home, 2049 Northampton Street, Holyoke, MA with Military Honors to take place at 11:00am in the funeral home. The family asks to please omit flowers and instead make donations to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or the Shriners Hospital, 516 Carew Street, Springfield, MA 01104
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