Robert F. Gius

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Robert F. Gius Obituary
Robert F. Gius Died - Feb. 26, 2014 WARWICK - Robert F. Gius, 89, formerly of Warwick, passed away peacefully, Wednesday, at the home of his son surrounded by his family. He was the husband of the late Angela (Sposito) Gius. Born in Glen Carbon, IL, he was the son of the late Frank and Bernice (Reid) Gius. Robert was a career U.S. Naval Officer serving during WWII and the Korean Wars, retiring in 1963. His last service was aboard the USS Lionfish Submarine. He later retired as V.P. of Ike's Auto Supply, Norwich. He enjoyed reading, was an avid bird watcher and loved traveling, including his many trips to attend Submarine Veterans of WWII reunions. He leaves a son, Robert A. Gius and wife Kathleen of Canterbury; a daughter Gail Wayne and husband John of Warwick, and a daughter Gwen Sugrue and husband Patrick of Wrentham, MA. He has eight grandchildren, Robert W. Gius, Angela, Catherine, Pamela, and Brian Sugrue, Heather Johnson, Jordan Wayne, the late Megan Wayne, and a great-granddaughter Addison Johnson. He also leaves his best friend and companion, Bertha Klitz of Warwick. His Funeral Service will be held Monday, March 3, 2014 at 10:00 A.M. in The Urquahart-Murphy Funeral Home, 800 Greenwich Avenue, Route 5, Warwick (Exit 12A off I-95). Burial with Military Honors will be private. Relatives and friends are invited and may call at the funeral home on Sunday from 2:00 to 6:00 P.M.
Published in Norwich Bulletin on Mar. 1, 2014
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