MILLERD, Robert J. "Bob"
Robert J. "Bob" Millerd, 85, the beloved husband of Gail (Shea) Millerd died at his home in Vernon on Wednesday (March 27, 2013). He was born in Willimantic the son of George and Mae (Carl) Millerd, he moved to Coventry in 1985 before coming to Manchester thirteen years ago. He served in the US Navy during World War II and had formerly worked at the John Hancock Insurance Co and with the Holmes Insurance Agency of Manchester. Bob was a communicant of St. Bridget Church, Manchester and loved to visit Aruba, his home away from home. Besides Gail he is survived by his devoted children Jan Murphy and her husband Patrick of Cheshire, Joan Pinney and her husband Brian of Storrs, Robert Millerd and his wife Nancy of Columbia and Ken Millerd of South Windsor; his stepchildren Laurie Kennedy of West Hartford and Cheryl Rondinone and her husband Richard of Enfield and his son-in-law Brian Beckwith, He is also survived by his grandchildren Erin, Paul, Patrick, Lauren, Andrew, Joseph, Matthew, Vika, Alyssa and Justin; and his step-grandchildren Kristen, Meaghan and Brittney and his great-grandson Michael. Bob was also predeceased by his brothers George and James Millerd; and his stepdaughter Susan Beckwith, The Millerd family would like to offer a heartfelt thanks to Dr. Robert Siegel and the staff of Hartford Hospital for the wonderful care that they provided.
Family and friends may call at the John F. Tierney Funeral Home 219 West Center St. Manchester on Monday April 1 from 5 - 8. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday at 11 at St. Bridget Church, Manchester followed by burial in Holy Cross Cemetery, Glastonbury. Family and friends are asked to meet directly at church. Those wishing may make memorial donations to either St. Bridget Church 80 Main St. Manchester, CT 06042 or to Manchester Area Conference of Churches (Food Pantry) P.O. Box 3804 Manchester, CT 06045-3804. For online condolences please visit tierneyfuneralhome.com.