Robert Tripp Jr. 82 of New Bedford passed away Friday September 15, 2017 at Brandon Woods of Dartmouth. He was the son of Robert and Marie J. (Lague) Tripp. He was born in New Bedford and was a lifelong area resident. Robert was employed as a machine operator at Continental Screw and Acushnet Co. until his retirement. Survivors include his son Steven Tripp and his wife Sandy of Fairhaven, his daughter Patricia McCalister and her husband Doug of Oregon, his sister Lorraine Pepin of Westford, MA, his grandchildren Mike Lemieux of Oregon, Greg Lemieux of New Bedford and Joey of Fairhaven. He is also survived by his loving companion of 29 years, Andrea Enos. He was the brother of the late Barbara Pinard. His funeral service will be held 11:30am Thursday September 28, at the Boulevard Funeral Home 223 Ashley Blvd. If you are attending the service please be at the funeral home for 11am.