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Roberta A. Finley


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Roberta A. Finley Obituary
Roberta A Finley, 68, passed away unexpectedly on June 30, 2018 at her home in Easton, CT. She was born on November 16, 1949, in Hartford, CT, the daughter of Prescott H. and Norma M. Finley. Growing up in West Hartford, Robbie was a 1967 graduate of Conard High School. Robbie then graduated from Connecticut College in New London and continued her education receiving her MBA from University of Connecticut. Originally working as a reporter for the Norwich Bulletin, Robbie began her career in marketing and insurance at Barclay's American Business Credit. After working for many years at Travelers Insurance, Robbie retired from Phoenix in 2009. A talented and creative artist, Robbie greatly enjoyed painting, decorating and quilting. Her passions also included spending time gardening, cooking, and reading. Her love of Cape Cod was reflected in many of her paintings. In recent years, Robbie enjoyed walking tours in Italy and Spain and followed the UConn Women to the Final Four year after year. She is survived by her beloved family, her son and daughter in law, Jonathan F. and Jennifer Burke, her grandchildren Abigail, Charlotte and Davis of Trumbull, as well as her sister, Marilyn Finley of Maine, who will all miss her dearly. She will be lovingly remembered by her wide circle of friends. The family invites all who knew Robbie to celebrate her memory on Saturday, July 28 from 1-4 p.m. at 49 Flat Rock Road, Easton, CT. The Commerce Hill Funeral Home, 4798 Main St. Bridgeport has been entrusted with the services. Donations in Robbie's memory may be made to: Friends of the Cape Cod National Seashore http://www.fccns.org/donate.html For online condolences, to light a virtual candle and make a donation visit us at commercehillfh.com
Published in The Hartford Courant on July 8, 2018
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