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Robert Rousseau

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Robert A. Rousseau 1930 - 2011 BENNINGTON, VT Robert A. Rousseau, 81, a resident of Sawyer Drive in Bennington, died on Friday Nov. 11, 2011, at Bennington Health and Rehabilitation Center following a long illness. He was born in Bennington on Sept. 8, 1930, son of the late Arthur J. and Rosilda (Bergeron) Rousseau. He received his education in Bennington and was a graduate of Bennington High School in the class of 1948. Robert was employed at Sprague Electric in North Adams, MA for 20 years. He is a member of the Bennington Elks Lodge #567 and the Knights of Columbus Council 307. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and was a fan of several sports. He married the former Carolyn Scarbo on Oct. 14, 1950, in Bennington at Sacred Heart Church. Mrs. Rousseau survives. Survivors, besides his wife, include three children, Joan Loomis and her husband Jeff of Virginia Beach, Va., Cindy Watson and her husband Hubert of Bennington and Mark Rousseau and his wife Debra of Bennington. Robert leaves nine grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren and cousins. FUNERAL NOTICE: Graveside committal services will be held on Tuesday afternoon, Nov. 15, at 2 PM at Park Lawn Cemetery in Bennington. Friends may call at the funeral home on Monday from 5 - 8 PM. Members of the Elks are invited to meet to conduct services at 6:30 PM. Memorial contributions may be made to the Bennington Rescue Squad through the MAHAR AND SON FUNERAL HOME 628 Main St. Bennington, VT 05201

Published in Bennington Banner on Nov. 14, 2011
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