Mystic - Robert W. Siart, 89, of Mystic, passed away Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012, at his home.
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Mr. Siart was born in Stonington, on April 9, 1923, the son of Charles and Laura (Sicard) Siart. After receiving his education, he enlisted in the U.S. Army where he served until being honorably discharged in 1946.
He was employed at Pfizer for 39 years before retiring as a scientist in 1989.
In his spare time, he enjoyed woodworking, electronics, computers, fishing, and was an avid New England Patriots fan and animal lover.
He was married to Janet E. (McGuiness) Siart in West Hartford on Oct. 5, 1959. They were to have celebrated their 53rd anniversary on Friday.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, Janean (Richard) Ritacco of Florida, David (Debra) Siart of Rhode Island, William (Cheryl) Siart of Florida, Jay Siart of Mystic, and Jan Jens (fiancee' Chris Loehr) of Groton; nine grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
He was predeceased by a brother, Joseph Siart.
His family will greet relatives and friends from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday at the Dinoto Funeral Home, 17 Pearl St., historic downtown Mystic, followed by a Funeral Mass at 11 a.m. at St. Mary Mother of the Redeemer Church, 69 Groton Long Point Road, Groton. Burial and military honors will be private at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the
For information, directions, or to share a note of remembrance/condolence with his family, please visit www.dinotofuneral.com
Published in The Day on Oct. 2, 2012