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Robert L. Rosensweig


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Robert L. Rosensweig Obituary


Robert L. Rosensweig, 89, of Bloomfield, CT and longtime resident of West Hartford, CT, passed away peacefully at home on November 30, 2017. Bob was born in New Britain on August 19, 1928 where he attended Lincoln Elementary School, Central Junior High School, and New Britain High School. He went on to graduate from Yale University and Fordham Law School. A natural athlete, he played varsity baseball and basketball at New Britain High School and varsity baseball at Yale the highlight of which was competing in the NCAA World Series in 1947 and 1948. After graduating from Fordham Law School in 1952, he worked in New York at Haight, Deming, Gardner, Poor, and Havens. In 1954 he joined Shipman and Goodwin in Hartford where he was a Partner until his retirement. Bob married Trudy, the love of his life and wife of 55 years in 1954 and they settled in West Hartford initially on Mountain Road and then on Westmont. After retiring Bob enjoyed traveling, playing tennis, paddle tennis and following the financial markets. Bob moved to Duncaster in Bloomfield in 2010 where he quickly embraced the welcoming community of residents and staff. Bob had a quick wit and a great sense of humor. Above all, Bob loved his family. He is survived by his sons Rob, Eric and Bill, Rob's wife Brooke, Bill's wife Judi and his grandchildren Sydney and Kyle. At Bob's request, he will be interred at Fairview Cemetery in West Hartford alongside Trudy following a private family memorial service. Donations in Bob's memory can be made to The V Foundation for Cancer Research (www.Jimmyv.org; 14600 Weston Parkway, Cary NC 27513). For online condolences please visit www.taylorandmodeen.com


Published in The Hartford Courant on Dec. 3, 2017
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