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Robert E. Atkinson Obituary


Robert "Bob" Erving Atkinson, 98, of West Hartford, passed away on Sunday, March 23, 2014. He was the beloved husband of Marjorie "Peg" (Putnam) Atkinson and the late Rita M. (Fisette) Atkinson. Born in Athol, MA, he was a West Hartford resident since 1964 and retired from United Technologies in East Hartford after twenty-five years of employment. Robert retired to the Chatfield community in West Hartford in late 1994 where he enjoyed the facility's amenities and companionship of the residents. Along with his wife, he leaves his son Gregory R. Atkinson of Kennebunk, ME, his daughter Sandra J. Atkinson and her partner Helen O'Reardon of Washingtonville, NY, his stepchildren, Laura, Gregory, Tracy, and Leslie Mills, daughter-in-law Millie Ramos, seven grandchildren, and four great grandchildren. He also leaves his brother-in-law, Robert Fisette of Athol, MA, his two nieces Janet Fatherly, Kathy Fisette and his nephew Mark Fisette. Robert was predeceased by his brother Rupert Atkinson and close family relative Phyllis Fisette-Batzner. Relatives and friends are invited to call on Thursday, March 27th, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the Fisette-Batzner Funeral Home at Newington Memorial, 20 Bonair Ave., Newington, followed by a funeral service at 11:00 a.m. He will be laid to rest in Mt. St. Benedict Cemetery, Bloomfield. Memorial donations may be made to the National Federation of the Blind, 200 East Wells St., Baltimore, MD 21230. To share a memory with his family, please visit us at www.newingtonmemorial.com.


Published in The Hartford Courant on Mar. 25, 2014
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