Robert H."Bob" Drouin of Middletown, passed away suddenly on June 19, 2013. Born in Concord, New Hampshire on September 29, 1933, Bob was the son of the late Blanche Barker and Leo H. Drouin. He was a graduate of Middletown High School, Class of 1951 and attended The University of Connecticut School of Agriculture. He left UConn to volunteer for the draft. He served 18 months in the United States Army as a Supply Clerk stationed in Germany. After his service, he began work at the Hartford Insurance Group where he held many positions in the Data Processing Department, retiring in 1988 as an officer in the company. After retirement from the Hartford, Bob was employed by Middlesex Hospital as the LifeLine Coordinator. Additionally, Bob enjoyed volunteering at the Middlesex Hospital where he logged over 4470 hours.
A very kind and compassionate man, Bob is survived by his sister, Anita Hayn, his half-brother, John Wiggett, Jr., his nephew, Rob Rajtar and his partner, Jon McGuffey; his niece, Ellen Carlson and her husband Jim, their children Jeff and Alicia and many dear friends. Bob was predeceased by his step-father, Jack Wiggett and his brother-in-law, Bob Rajtar.
At Bob's request, there will be no calling hours. A graveside service will be held on Saturday, June 22, 2013, at 10:00 AM at Rose Hill Cemetery, 580 Elm Street, Rocky Hill, CT. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Middlesex Hospital, c/o Department of Philanthropy, 28 Crescent Street, Middletown, CT 06457.
Bob's family would like to thank the staff and volunteers of Middlesex Hospital for their care and concern over the past years.