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Robert P. Liddy
Died October 14, 2007 at age 92
Robert P. Liddy, 92, a retired Worcester police officer, died suddenly Sunday, October 14, 2007. His wife of 64 years, Louise B. (Seibold) Liddy, died in 2004. He leaves a son, Peter S. Liddy and his wife Martha of Holden; two daughters, Karen L. Detch and her husband James of Bullville, N.Y. and Jean M. Orawsky and her husband George of Worcester; eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Two brothers, J. Edward and Walter J. Liddy, predeceased him.
Robert was born in Worcester, son of Timothy J. and Anna (Scott) Liddy. He lived in Worcester most of his life, spending many winters in Florida. He graduated from Commerce High School and later earned a degree in criminal justice at Quinsigamond Community College.
He was a Navy veteran of World War II. After the war, he joined the U.S. Army Reserves and served 35 years in the Army. He became a Chief Warrant Officer Fourth Class and was an Army criminal investigator. Mr. Liddy was appointed to the Worcester Police Department in 1947 and served 33 years until his retirement in 1980. He was a member of Christ the King Parish. He was a Past President of the Massachusetts Police Association and proudly attended 56 consecutive MPA annual conventions. He carried the American flag in the Worcester Police Honor Guard for many years. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus Alhambra Council and the Fourth Degree Bishop O'Reilly Assembly.
The funeral was October 18, 2007 with a mass service at Christ the King Church, 1052 Pleasant St., Worcester, MA.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the Massachusetts Police Association Scholarship Fund in care of Alan Andrews, 1 Benham St., Haverhill, MA 01830.
Published by Worcester Telegram & Gazette from Oct. 15 to Oct. 16, 2007.
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