Robert M. Profio

September 9, 1930 ~ December 27, 2018 (age 88)


SOMERSET - Robert M. Profio, 88 of Somerset passed away on Thursday, December 27, at his residence. Born in Lowell, the son of the late Emidio DiProfio and Maria (Catolla) DiProfio. He was married to the late Arlyn (Borden) Profio for 51 years.

Mr. Profio received his bachelor degree in Textile Chemistry from Lowell Textile Institute. He was Technical Director at Harodite Finishing Company in Dighton for 38 years. He was a member of the Somerset Lions Club. He was an enthusiastic fan of the Red Sox and Patriots, always cheering them on. He also enjoyed bingo, karaoke and Sudoku puzzles. He loved growing his tomato's each season and was known for his world famous homemade lasagna and meatballs.

Robert leaves a daughter, Melanie A. Michaud and husband Robert of East Granby, CT; three sons, Michael R. Profio, Richard B. Profio and wife Michaelyn, and Jeffrey W. Profio and wife Alicia, all of Somerset; one brother Richard A. Profio and wife Carol of Peabody, MA and one sister, Patricia A. Emrick of Lowell, MA; five grandchildren, Joshua Marceau of Boston, MA, Nicholas Profio of Attleboro, MA, Bethany Profio of Cranston, RI, and Cali Profio and Kevin McCormick of Somerset; several nieces and nephews and many great and grand nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his older brother Samuel C. Profio of Sanford, NC.

A remembrance service will be held Saturday, January 19, 2019 at 1 PM in the Hathaway Community Home for Funerals, 900 Buffinton St., Somerset. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Visitors welcome between 11 AM and 1 PM prior to the service. For facility directions or to leave an online condolence, go to

Calling Hours

JAN 19. 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM (EST)

Hathaway Community Home For Funerals
900 Buffinton Street
Somerset, MA, 02726

Celebration of Life

JAN 19. 1:00 PM (EST)

Hathaway Community Home For Funerals
900 Buffinton Street
Somerset, MA, 02726

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