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LASSEN, Robert W.

Robert W. Lassen, 91, of Manchester, husband of the late Eleanor (Livingston) Lassen passed away peacefully on Saturday (September 21, 2013) at a local convalescent home. Bob was born on March 5, 1922 in Hartford son of the late John and Mildred (Fellage) Lassen. He attended local schools and enlisted in the Navy in 1942. He served his country for over three years during WW II as an Electrician's Mate. Prior to his retirement Bob was employed with H.E.L.C.O. for many years as a troubleshooter. He was a member of the VFW # 2046 in Manchester and a member of American Legion Post #8 in Norwich, VT. He is survived by his two daughters and sons-in-law, Sandra and William Pomeroy of Manchester and Debra and Jim Desso of Stafford; his three sons and two daughters-in-law, James and Risa Lassen of Port St. Lucie, FL, Thomas and Doe Lassen of Virginia Beach, VA and Bobby Lassen of Paris, ME; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. In addition to his wife and parents he was predeceased by his grandson James Desso Jr.; and his brother Jack Lassen and his wife, Lynne Lassen.
Funeral services and burial in East Cemetery, Manchester will be private. There are no calling hours. Memorial contributions may be made to American Legion Post #8, PO Box 324, Norwich, VT.05055-0324 or VFW Post #2046, 608 East Center St. Manchester, CT 06040. Holmes Funeral Home, Manchester has care of the arrangements. To leave an online condolence please visit www.holmes-watkinsfuneralhomes.com.

Published in The Hartford Courant on Sept. 24, 2013
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