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Robert (Bob) William Hill, 50, of Old Saybrook passed away Saturday February 9, 2013 at Middlesex Shoreline Clinic in Essex. Beloved husband of Elizabeth (Riley) Hill, Bob was born in Danbury on April 9, 1962 to Sandra (Bromley) Hill of Bethel, CT ¬, and the late Louis Hill.
Bob graduated from Bethel High School in 1981 and had been employed since he was 17 years old as a Floor Mechanic for CT Carpenters Union Local 210. He spent many summer family vacations on Block Island and loved kite flying, fishing and body surfing. He followed both of his favorite sports teams the NY Mets and NY Giants and you could always find Bob groovin' to the Grateful Dead. Bob was involved in his community of Old Saybrook, many town sport programs and was a CCD instructor at St. Mark the Evangelist Church for many years. Bob loved his family, always surrounding himself with them and his close friends, he was quick witted and a great story teller; a great husband and father. Old Saybrook has lost a good friend.
Besides his wife of 22 years, he is survived by two children, his son Riley and his daughter Sarah. He is also survived by his sisters Tracy Hill and Anne Marie Marron, and by his brother Mark Hill. He also leaves behind many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
Family and friends may visit St. Mark Evangelist Church, 222 McVeagh Rd. in Westbrook on Friday February 15, from 10:30am to 1pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 1pm. Memorial contributions may be made in Bob's memory to Riley and Sarah Hill Educational Fund c/o Essex Savings Bank 155 Main Street Old Saybrook, CT 06475. Please visit www.swanfuneralhomeoldsaybrook.com for tributes and condolence's. Swan Funeral Home of Old Saybrook has charge of arrangements.
Published in News Times on Feb. 13, 2013