Brittain, Robert Griffiths
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Dec. 11, 1921 - Oct. 18, 2013
Robert Griffiths Brittain, 91, passed away on Oct. 18, 2013 at Palmer Ranch Assisted Living. Services will be held at the Sarasota National Cemetery on Tues., Oct. 29, 2013 at 11:30 a.m.
Born in Akron, Ohio, Bob served as a Marine in the Pacific during WWII, then worked with the Nestle Company for 35 years, retiring in 1980. He moved to Bent Tree Village in Sarasota, where he was a founding member of the Bent Tree Country Club. He also volunteered at the local YMCA for several years.
Bob is survived by his beloved wife, Lee, after 70 years of marriage; three children, John of Medford, OR, Peggy of Massillon, OH, and Cathy Houk and son-in-law, Peter of Sarasota, FL; six grandchildren; ten great grandchildren; one great-great grandson.
In lieu of "flowers" your contribution to Tidewell Hospice of Sarasota or Alzheimer's Disease Research will be appreciated.
Our most grateful thanks go to all of the wonderful staff at Palmer Ranch Assisted Living facility and to Tidewell Hospice for their wonderful care and support.
Published in Herald Tribune from Oct. 24 to Oct. 25, 2013