Montville - Robert R. Mattison Jr., 85, passed away at his home in Uncasville on March 9, 2012.
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He was born in New London, on Feb. 26, 1927, to the late Robert and Frances (Turner) Mattison.
He married his beloved wife of 61 years, Beverly (Arnold) Mattison in Westerly, on Jan. 13, 1951.
Robert served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He worked as a paper maker for Robertson Paperbox and Federal Paperboard. He was an avid Redsox and UConn Huskies fan.
Besides his loving wife, he is survived by a son, Jeffrey Mattison of Uncasville; daughters, Kathleen Kovalik of South Carolina, Lisa Roisum and her husband, Kevin, of Oakdale, Ruth Livingston of South Dakota, Wendy Kreber and her husband, George, of South Dakota; and a brother, Peter Mattison and his wife, Aniko, of Florida. He is also survived by 12 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Robert was predeceased by a son, Robert Mattison.
Family and friends may visit from 2 p.m. until the time of the service at 4 p.m. on Wednesday at the Montville Funeral Home of Church and Allen, 53 Norwich-New London Turnpike, Uncasville.
In lieu of flowers. donations may be made to the Hospice Southeastern Connecticut, 227 Dunham St., Norwich, CT 06360.
Please visit www.montvillefuneralhome.com to leave an online condolence for the Mattison family.
Published in The Day on Mar. 12, 2012