Robert James Ard Sr.

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Ard, Sr., Robert James
Robert James Ard, Sr., age 87, of Bridgeport, CT, husband of Betsy Seeley Ard passed away at St. Vincent's Hospital, Tuesday, July 28, 2014 with his wife and daughter by his side. He was born February 18, 1927 to the late William J Ard and Hazel Roberts Ard. He was a graduate of Central High School and the University of Bridgeport. He was an Army veteran of WWII, he served as a guard at the Nuremburg Trials. He was employed by Metro North Railroad for 45 years.
Survivors besides his wife include his daughter Jane A. Briscoe of Bridgeport and son Christian Ard of San Francisco, CA, grandchildren Matthew Briscoe of Fort Collins, CO and soon to be first great grandchild, Stephanie and Victoria Ard of Fairfield, CT, James and Georgia Ard of San Francisco, CA, also daughter in laws Diane Ard of Fairfield and Rebecca Ard of San Francisco and brother in law James Seeley Jr of Danbury and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his son Robert Ard, Jr.
There are no calling hours or services per his request. Donations may be made to Golden Hill United Methodist Church, by visiting or the Scleroderma Research Foundation, by visiting


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Published in Connecticut Post on July 30, 2014
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