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Dr. Thomas J. Roberts

Storrs, Connecticut

Jun 10, 1925 – Oct 21, 2017 (Age 92)

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I was also privileged to have Tom as a professor, way back in the 1970s. We corresponded for a while after I married and moved away. I found some of his letters a few months ago as my husband and I were packing to move; wonderful, droll writing. I was working at establishing a writing career, and he was always encouraging and sympathetic.

I did have that career, ten years in television, then went on to become a high school English teacher. I'm retiring this year, and I hope my...

I had Tom as a professor in the nineties; and he was one if my very favorites. Even as an older guy he just impressed with his youthful enthusiasm when he spoke about a new comic book or recalled a terrific memory. He once told me he was one if the first people in his college dorm to own a t.v. set.

I was lucky enough to see him around campus and the local coffee shop for years after taking his class. Seeing him was always a joy. He will be missed. Please accept my most...

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Dr. Thomas J. Roberts, 92 of Tolland, passed away unexpectedly Saturday October 21, 2017. He was born in St. Paul, MN to the late John Arthur and Theresa Solheid Roberts. He maintained integrity and transparency throughout his entire life. He had a terrific sense of humor, and was a great soul....

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