Robert S. Carew Sr.

Date of Passing:

September 9, 2022

Carew, Robert S. “Bobby”, 86, of Bentley Street, East Providence, died peacefully on Friday September 9, 2022 at Rhode Island Hospital surrounded by his family.

Born in Providence a son of the late Arthur W. and Victoria M. (Royster) Carew, he
lived in East Providence for 40 years. Bobby was a Building Inspector for the City of Providence for 29 years before retiring in 1984.

Bobby was always well dressed and who was known for his incredible style. He had a passion for cars. He enjoyed traveling throughout the United States, Canada and the Caribbean, golfing, gaming activities, listening to Jazz, dining out and socializing with family and friends.

He is survived by his companion of 31 years Paula E. Azulay, a daughter Victoria M. Wills Brooks of Seekonk, MA, 2 sons, Robert S. Carew Jr. Of East Providence, Arron Palmer of Miami, FL, a brother Aubrey M. Carew of North Providence, a sister Florence Carew Johnson-Mitchell of Warwick, 8 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren, 3 great great grandchildren, many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Wednesday September 14, 2022 in the W. RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME, 350 Willett Avenue, Riverside. Relatives and friends are invited to attend Visitation on Wednesday from 10- 11 A.M. with a service at 11:A.M.

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  1. Dad rest in more suffering.ur in the hands of the Lord.missing you.r.i.p ur son Robert Jr.

  2. My sincere condolences to Bobby’s family and Paula. He was always wonderful to be around.

  3. My deepest condolences to the Carew family.Thoughts and Prayers ?from your Fox point Family ?❤️.

  4. Our sincere condolences to the Carew family on the loss of your loved one. Praying for peace and blessings during this difficult time.

    Chee Chee Beasley & Family

  5. My sincere condolences and prayers to the Carew and Royster family.

  6. Vicky and family my deep sympathy may he Rest In Peace
    Larry Flynn

  7. Our sympathy is sent out to the family from Mr & Mrs evard monteiro & family

  8. My condolences to the Carew family. Bobby was a great guy!!! Whenever we ran into each other. We would spend a half hour laughing at and with each other. I’ll miss you friend.

    My condolences to the Carew family/ Bobby was a great guy!!! Whenever we ran into each other we’d spend a half hour catching-up and laughting at each other. I’ll miss you Bobby. Claire Bonay Lunsford

  9. My Prayers & Condolences to the family may he RIP!❤So sorry for your loss,a great guy & great family!.So sorry for your loss!❤ May he continue watching over you!❤

  10. Hi Vickie. I was saddened to see your post of the passing of your dad, may he RIP! Prayers of comfort for you and the rest of your family!

  11. Rest peacefully Uncle Bobby. May God be pleased with you.
    Love always, Lecia

  12. My Condolences to the Vicky, Robert and Family on the loss of your Dad.

    May the love of Faith, Family and Friends comfort you all during this difficult time

  13. My condolences to Paula Azulay an the Carew family. Bobby was a very sociable happy person. He had a great sense of humor with a always ready smile. He will be greatly missed by all.

  14. My sincere condolences to Vicky, Robert and the extend family for the loss of Bobby. May he RIP

  15. My deepest condolences to Victoria and her entire family. May this wonderful man rest peacefully in Heaven.

  16. I would like to extend my deepest sympathy to the entire Carew and Royster family as you mourn the loss of Bobby. He was a funny man and always had a lot to talk about whenever I ran into him. I’m sure that he’s entertaining everyone right now. Take comfort in the knowledge that he’s at peace even though you’ll miss him.

  17. My condolence for Vicky, Robert and the whole family! May he R.I.P.❤️??

  18. My deepest condolence to the entire family for your loss. Bobby will truly be missed, I’m so sorry for your loss.

  19. Our deepest condolences to
    the Carew family at their loss
    of Mr. Carew. As others have said, we did not get the chance to personally meet him, but have become close friends with daughter Vicky and her spouse
    Bobby Brooks. Rest In Peace.

  20. To Vicky and entire Carew family. Our condolences and prayers. A wonderful and fun man Bobby was. The memories will last forever. God Bless the family.

  21. I never knew Robert. But from reading these condolences, he seems to have been a wonderful man. This one thing I do know is that he had a fine dson, my friend Arron. I’ll have you in my prayers during this time.

  22. Our deepest condolences to the Carew Family
    Prayers of comfort to you ??

  23. Our heartfelt condolences ???? RIP Bobby

  24. To Vicki an Bobby Jr. My heartfelt Condolences on the passing of your dad may he rest in peace. Lots of love to you an the family God bless.

  25. My deepest condolences to you and your family.

  26. Deepest sympathy

  27. To each and everyone of the family members, I extend condolences on behalf of the Cary Family. Mr. Carew was a symbol of a distinguished, polished gentleman in our community. He definitely was one of a kind. May he Rest In Peace.

  28. My deepest condolence to the family and to my cousin Paula. Rest in peace my friend truly will be missed.

  29. My Condolences to carew family my he rest in peace ??

  30. So sorry for this great loss to a wonderful family..

  31. To Vicky and the beautiful family. My heart is with you and my thoughts are for you on the loss of the father you so dearly loved. Heaven’s gate has opened and God has received him in. Prayers for you and your family on the wings of His dove. He is in joyful rest.

  32. To the Carew family;
    My deepest condolences
    May he rest in peace ?

  33. So sorry to hear this Paula. My Condolences to you as well as the family ??❤

  34. My sincere condolences to all his family and friends. May he rest in peace.

  35. Vicky, Sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Love Chrissy Giarrusso.

  36. Rest in peace, my friend.

    The Thompson family

  37. To Vicki, Meredith, and the entire Carew families
    We extend our sincerest condolences during this difficult time of bereavement.

  38. To Vicky and family so sorry to hear about the death of your dad he definitely was a special person to you and to your family our condolences stay strong Jason and Sheila

  39. My heartfelt and sincere condolences are extended to all the family during this period of grieving. Bobby left many great memories to all that had the pleasure of his company. He lived life to the fullest and always sort out the best that it could offer. Rest in Peace.

  40. My sincere condolences to you Vicky,Robert and Rachel and your family. My prayers and love are with you all.

  41. My heart bleeds I’m so sorry for the lost I wish I had of known him better . My love for his family is without bounds and my condolences.

  42. Sending sincere sympathy to Bobby’s family! From where I sit, he is another branch from the mighty tree of the East Side of Providence. He so respected my presence and I of his. Bobby will have joined many of the folks that have gone on before him. He will rest in God’s arms…forever.

  43. Our hearts are so broken to hear the sad news of Bobby’s passing. He was always a dear, loved friend, and his true friendship, laughter & fun always warmed our homes whenever he visited us in Canada. We shared a recent conversation with him in July & as always it was great to hear his voice. Sending prayers of healing to Paula, all his family, and all those whose life he touched in such a wonderful way…”Bobby style”…with class, humor and care.
    RIP dear friend.

  44. My Heartfelt Condolences To The Family. Bobby Was A Good Friend To Me And Will Be Deeply Missed. I’m Very Sorry For Your Loss. ?

  45. My sincer condolenced.

  46. My deepest condolences to the Crew Family & Paula Azulay and to Vickey and Robert ,Jr .
    My deepest prayers are with each and everyone of you .
    Your dad and my father
    Lloyd A.Pinderhughes were long time friends and he also was a friend to me as well as him being like a dad to me and he is and will be truely missed and loved !!
    R.I.P. my friend aka others dad
    Love❤️???to you Always
    God bless your family and god give them the strength that only comes from you
    Love you all

  47. Vicky,
    Susan and I send our deepest condolences to you and your family! Hope that you receive all of Gods blessings during this time of sadness.

  48. My condolences to you all

  49. Vicki and family I send my deepest condolences to you all, I remember your Dad when I was a kid growing up on Pratt street he always kept a nice car and d the only license plate I ever knew him to have was Y58 May your Dad Rest In Heavenly Peace ??

  50. Jennie Pina Gaul: To Robert’s family I send my sincerest condolences. May he live in heavenly peace.

  51. Condolences from your Canadian cousin.

  52. My Condolences To The Carew Family.

  53. My Sincere Condolences to Carew Family

  54. My Condolences to the Carew family, Bobby eas always a nice man, with lots of laughs May he Rest in Eternal Peace ??❤️

  55. My sympathies to the Carew and Royster families on the loss of your loved one. May he RIP.

  56. My sincere condolences for all the Carew family, May He Rest In Peace ??

  57. To the family my sympathy to everyone – Bobby was a big part of my life for many years back to LA – we enjoyed each other’s company and had many laughs even when he was on my case – I will truly miss you RIP my friend.

  58. My condolences to Paula Azulay and the Carew family. Bobby was a very sociable person and had a sense of humor. May he Rest In Peace.

  59. My condolences to Vicky and Robert Jr and the Carew family a wonderful happy person May God bless all of you.

  60. To the family I send my heartfelt condolences for your loss. Bobby was a family friend that we knew and loved, may he Rest In Peace.

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