, Newburyport, MA

January 4, 2013

Donald Brocher, 60

Norton — Donald “Donnie” Brocher, age 60, of Norton, native of Marblehead, died peacefully on Tuesday, January 1, 2013. Longtime equipment manager for the New England Patriots.

He is survived by his wife, Laurie; his mother, Betty; his sister, Debbie; and his three brothers, David, Danny and Bobby along with many nephews, nieces and loved ones.

ARRANGEMENTS: A memorial service will be held in the East Putnam Club at Gillette Stadium on Saturday, January 5, doors will open at 10:30 a.m. with an informal service and reflections beginning at 11 a.m.

Arrangements are under the care of the Roberts and Sons Funeral Home in Foxborough. To light a candle in Donnie’s memory please visit the funeral home web site at In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the New England Patriots Charitable Foundation, c/o 1 Patriots Place, Foxborough, MA 02035 or online at