Obituary: Robert “Bob-O” camera
NORRIDGEWOCK – Robert “Bob-O” Camera, 55, of Norridgewock, Maine, passed away on February 2, 2022, due to a tragic car accident in Fairfield, Maine. Bobby was born on June 8, 1966 in Meriden, Connecticut. Bob-O was a brave boy who grew up and lived his life his way. He spent most of his adult years participating in motorcycle clubs and enjoyed riding his Harleys. His love for the art was on display in the many unique tattoos he had. Beneath the tough exterior, Bob-O was known for his generous and kind heart and selfless nature, always looking for ways to volunteer, help or donate to anyone in need and never waiting. nothing in return. If Bob-O loved you, he loved you fearlessly and he wouldn’t do anything for you. Last year, Bobby became a real teddy bear. His greatest desire was to leave the state of Maine in the summer of 2023 with his sister Dawn and his wife Susan where they intended to buy land to live together in Georgia. He looked forward to a peaceful, stress-free and simple life with those who loved him most. Her last year with them was filled with joy, love, laughter and new experiences. It was as if he was like a little boy experiencing life again for the first time as he entered the next chapter of his life. Bobby enjoyed fishing, building, watching movies, collecting, plowing, and visiting new places. He was a skilled carpenter, a gifted poet and an incredible writer of children’s stories. Bobby is survived by his beloved wife of 18½ years, Susan Frank; his son, Robert Camera, Jr., III; his daughters, Amy Tucker-Leo and Casey Camera; his stepsons, Leo Baran, Colin Statkiewicz and Joshua Statkiewicz; his beloved mother, Brigitte (Paul) Bibeault; her father, Robert Camera, Sr.; his brothers, William Malone and Romaine Camera; her sister and best friend, Dawn Camera-Roberts; his half-sisters, Amanda Douglas and Joette Lane; his half-sister, Marie Bellows; eight grandchildren; and 17 nieces and nephews. Bobby was predeceased by his daughter, Jessica Camera; and her stepmother, Roberta Camera. There will be a private celebration of life with immediate family in the summer of 2022. However, a Facebook page has been created in Bobby’s memory. All are invited to share photos and stories so Bob-O’s memory may live on with all of us. Arrangements are in the care of the Lawry Brothers Funeral Home, 107 Main St., Fairfield, where memories can be shared, and an online registry signed by visitors http://www.familyfirstfuneralhomes.com.In in lieu of flowers, please donate to your local children’s library or boys and girls club.