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STERLING, ROBERT Robert Sterling, 86, of Wellesley, MA, and formerly of New Haven, passed away at Lahey Hospital and Medical Center, Burlington, MA, on Friday August 29, 2014. Robert was the devoted husband of Cecile (Edelstein) Sterling, and they were married almost 57 years. Born in New Haven, CT, Dec. 13, 1927, he was the son of the late Alex and Eva (Margolis) Sterling. Better known as “Bobby”, he was incredibly proud of his two children, Dr. Mark (Lisa) Sterling of Wellesley, MA, and Carolyn (Bradley Sulc) Sterling of Silver Spring, MD. Bobby was devoted to his brothers and sister, Charles Sterling, Florence Alpert, and the late Abraham and Julius Sterling. During his later years, he was the cherished grandfather of Moriah, Elizabeth, Sarah, Amy and Jessica. Bobby spent most of his life in New Haven where he first worked in the family business, Sterling and Sussman Clothing and Shoe stores. Later, he worked as a bail bondsman in New Haven for over 20 years. In his spare time, he enjoyed boating, watching sports, wintering in Florida and spending time with his kids and grandchildren. Funeral Services will be held at Robert E. Shure Funeral Home, 543 George St., New Haven TUESDAY morning, September 2 at 11:00 o’clock, with Interment Services to follow at B’nai Jacob Cemetery, Whalley Ave., New Haven, CT. Memorial contributions may be sent to the 7272 Greenville Ave, Dallas TX,75231, or the Alzheimer’s Association 2075 Silas Deane Highway, Suite 100 Rocky Hill, CT. 06067. A Strictly Private Period of Mourning will be observed. www.shurefuneralhome.com

Published in The New Haven Register on Aug. 31, 2014
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