Robert Bosworth Hatch, Jr. ’36

Robert Bosworth Hatch, Jr. ’36 died on August 3, 2005, in Brewster, Massachusetts.

Born on July 9, 1914, in Bath, he prepared for college at Morse High School in Bath. Following his graduation from Bowdoin in 1936, he was a salesman in New Castle, PA, for two years and in Pittsfield, MA, for three years. After moving to Waltham, MA, in 1942, he was a specification writer and a manufacturer’s agent before becoming the owner and proprietor of Hatch Associates in Needham, MA, which he operated until his retirement in 1982. While in Needham, he was also a member of the YMCA Board of Directors. He was also a member of the Great Blue Hills Power Squadron and served as its program director for 12 years in a row. His wife, Marion, predeceased him. He is survived by two daughters, Jane H. McGuire of Brewster and Sally Corey of Portland; three sons, Robert B. Hatch III of Orleans, MA., Jeffrey A. Hatch of Yarmouth, MA, and David Hatch of Brewster; two brothers, Daniel Hatch of Phippsburg and Stanley Hatch of Peoria, IL; 24 grandchildren; and eight great- grandchildren.