Robert E. Baird
Robert E. Baird, 93, of Meriden, husband of the late Therese Baird, died on Saturday, September 18, 2021, at Quinnipiac Valley Center in Wallingford.

Robert was born in Bridgeport and was the son of the late Robert and Marion (Birks) Baird. He attended schools in Bridgeport, Fairfield and Stratford and graduated from Stratford High School in 1947.

Robert served in the U.S. Army for 20 years and retired as 1st SGT. He worked for the Horn Packaging Corporation in Ayer, MA and then in the Wallingford plant as manager of military packaging. Robert retired from Horn in 1993.

Robert, as one of his interests, played softball and basketball in the Wallingford Senior League.

He was predeceased by his lovely wife, Therese, his son Michael, in a drowning accident, his sister Mary Alice Martin of Devon, and his brother Hugh Baird of Laconia, NH.

Robert is survived by his lovely daughter Eileen Baird of Hamden, one sister, Sally Rowe of Fairfield, and two brothers, Douglas Baird of Stratford and Thomas Baird of Palm Harbor, FL. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at a later time.

Published by The Record-Journal from Oct. 10 to Oct. 11, 2021.
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