Bruyere, Robert K.


Robert K. Bruyere, age 73, of Warwick, passed away Wednesday, April 12, 2023, surrounded by his family. He was the beloved husband of Claire (Hamelin) Bruyere, to whom he shared 38 years of marriage.

Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Edward and Mary (Silva) Bruyere. After graduating from high school, Robert went on to play many roles throughout his life prior to retirement.

A lover of nature, he was often found by the water quahogging and fishing or in the mountains of New Hampshire and Maine. His favorite time spent was with his family and friends.

Besides his wife, he is survived by his son, Robert J. Bruyere and his wife Sarah Perry of Cranston; grandchildren, Ariana Terrero, Sydney Bruyere and Asher Bruyere; sister, Gloria Hill and her spouse Gail; and many nieces and nephews. He was the father of the late Bonnie Lynn Hamelin and brother of the late Edward, Joseph, Richard, and Carol Bruyere.

A Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, April 22, 2023, at 12:00pm in Saint Kevin Roman Catholic Church, 333 Sandy Lane, Warwick. Relatives and Friends invited. In lieu of flowers, donations in his honor may be made to Shriners Hospitals for Children online at: or mail: 2900 Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, FL, 33607. Burial will be private.