Robert L. Starkweather

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Groton - Robert L. Starkweather, 75, of 1042 Poquonnock Road, Groton, passed away on Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 4, 2012, at Lawrence & Memorial Hospital in New London.

He was born in New London, on Dec. 2, 1936, the son of Homer C. and Geraldine (Smith) Starkweather. Robert was married to Georgiann Blackmar on Aug. 12, 1961. Georgiann passed away on Feb. 13, 2002.

Robert served in both the Navy and the Air Force. He was a welder at Electric Boat and after his retirement, worked for Hendel's Incorporated. Robert was an avid New York Giants fan as well as the Connecticut Sun and Huskies. He loved amusement parks and traveled to many parks around the country.

He is survived by two sons, Bruce and his wife, Lisa, of Groton and Richard and his wife, Maryann, of Quaker Hill; a brother, Homer C. Starkweather Jr. of Texas; a sister, Florence Rollins of Groton; and multiple grandchildren.

He was predeceased by his brothers, William, Alvin and Everton.

Visiting hours will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, at the Byles-Groton Memorial Home, 310 Thames St. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be directed to the or the .

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Funeral Home
Byles-Groton Memorial Home - Groton
310 Thames St.  Groton, CT 06340
860 445 4844
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Published in The Day on Sept. 8, 2012
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