Moody, Robert F.
Robert Frederick Moody, 90, of Branford, passed away peacefully at his home with his children by his side on March 13, 2014. He was the loving husband of the late Theresa Jane Ruane Moody for 65 years. Robert was born in Milford, December 31, 1923 to the late artist Frederick and Nellie Dowd Moody. Robert faithfully served his country in the U. S. Army during World War II
. Robert retired as the President of Raybestos Friction Materials in Stratford, where he was with the company for over 40 years, starting as a timekeeper and working his way up to president before retiring in 1993. He was the proud father of Michael R. Moody, Patrick R. Moody and his wife Anna Montarro Moody, Mary Kate Moody, Maggie Jensen and her husband Attorney John A. Parese; grandfather of Mellicent, Nolan, and his wife Kate, Patrick, Emma, McKenna, Bridget, Jack and Ashley. He is also survived by his sisters-in-law Kay Flynn and Barbara Ruane. He was predeceased by his grandson, Michael "Mick' Moody.
Relatives and friends may call Monday morning from 9:30 - 10:30 and attend a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 at St. Therese Church, Branford. Burial will follow in St. Agnes Cemetery, Branford. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to honor his grandson, Baby Mick Moody may be made to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, P. O. Box 4072, Pittsfield, MA 01202. For directions and online memorial see www.wsclancy.com