Robert E. Ekvall

Plainfield - Robert E. Ekvall, 66, of 321 Pond Hill Road, Moosup, passed away on Friday evening, March 21, 2014, at UMASS Medical Center in Worcester.

He was born on Aug. 9, 1947, in Kittery, Maine, the son of Milton and Esther Kocsi Ekvall.

Bob was married to Maryann J. Edwards on Aug. 14, 1976, in Groton. Maryann predeceased him.

Bob attended Groton schools and graduated in the class of 1965 from Robert E. Fitch Sr. High School. He was a self-employed electrical designer having worked at Electric Boat Co., Millstone,TRC, and throughout the country.

Bob was an avid hunter and sportsman and enjoyed the outdoors. Family and his many friends will always remember him for his kindness and thoughtfullness.

He is survived by a son, Robert M. Ekvall of Moosup; two sisters, Kathy Hendrickson and her husband, John, of Mystic, and Arline Dotolo of Groton, and their children.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday at Byles-Groton Memorial Home, 310 Thames St. Interment will be in Colonel Ledyard Cemetery. Visiting hours will be from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday.

Donations in his memory may be directed to a .

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Funeral Home

Byles-Groton Memorial Home - Groton
310 Thames St. Groton, CT 06340
(860) 445 4844

Published in The Day on Mar. 25, 2014