Obituaries

Monique Downey
B: 1934-09-30
D: 2018-02-17
View Details
Downey, Monique
Mary Benoit
B: 1928-03-27
D: 2018-02-14
View Details
Benoit, Mary
Lois Hewitt
B: 1932-11-30
D: 2018-02-13
View Details
Hewitt, Lois
Americo Bonomo
B: 1926-08-14
D: 2018-02-12
View Details
Bonomo, Americo
Joseph Kornfeld
B: 1926-03-26
D: 2018-02-11
View Details
Kornfeld, Joseph
Nelson Tobin
B: 1951-03-10
D: 2018-02-10
View Details
Tobin, Nelson
Dianne Fitzgerald
B: 1938-07-01
D: 2018-02-10
View Details
Fitzgerald, Dianne
Dorothy Wheelock
B: 1925-08-23
D: 2018-02-07
View Details
Wheelock, Dorothy
BettyJane Amundsen
B: 1927-04-20
D: 2018-02-05
View Details
Amundsen, BettyJane
Thelma Gifford
B: 1930-06-02
D: 2018-02-02
View Details
Gifford, Thelma
Merrilee Green-Thomas
B: 1944-01-19
D: 2018-02-02
View Details
Green-Thomas, Merrilee
Lorenxo Guilbe
B: 2018-01-30
D: 2018-02-02
View Details
Guilbe, Lorenxo
Sheila Gray
B: 1942-06-21
D: 2018-02-01
View Details
Gray, Sheila
David Chaney
B: 1947-12-15
D: 2018-01-30
View Details
Chaney, David
Ellen Chicoine
B: 1934-02-21
D: 2018-01-26
View Details
Chicoine, Ellen
Deborah Warren
B: 1954-01-30
D: 2018-01-26
View Details
Warren, Deborah
Joseph Barresi
B: 1943-12-16
D: 2018-01-24
View Details
Barresi, Joseph
Christine Kane
B: 1947-04-07
D: 2018-01-24
View Details
Kane, Christine
Alice Williams
B: 1914-01-18
D: 2018-01-18
View Details
Williams, Alice
John Dietz
B: 1951-06-03
D: 2018-01-18
View Details
Dietz, John
Michael Cleary
B: 1938-05-01
D: 2018-01-18
View Details
Cleary, Michael

Search

Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
76 Prospect Street
Rockville-Vernon, CT 06066
Phone: (860) 875-5490
Fax: (860) 872-8200

The Memorial Candle Program has been designed to help offset the costs associated with the hosting this Tribute Website in perpetuity. Through the lighting of a memorial candle, your thoughtful gesture will be recorded in the Book of Memories and the proceeds will go directly towards helping ensure that the family and friends of Robert Savary can continue to memorialize, re-visit, interact with each other and enhance this tribute for future generations.

Thank you.

Cancel
Select Candle

Obituary for Robert L. Savary

Robert L. Savary
Robert Lee Savary (Bob, Rob, Robin) passed away on January 15, 2018. Born December 10, 1941 in Worcester, MA to Robert Weld Savary and Jane Lee Small, growing up in North Brookfield and Brookfield, MA. Sharing both of his parents’ names was an early testament to the joy he brought his parents, siblings, wife, children, grandchild, in-laws, nieces, nephews, and friends.

Bob is survived by his wife, Gabrielle (Coll) Savary and daughter Lauren of Tolland, CT; son Reed Savary, daughter-in-law Kathy and granddaughter Marissa of West Brookfield, MA; son Lee Savary and former wife Anne McCullough of Canterbury, NH; sister Susan Leland and brother-in-law Les of Martha’s Vineyard, MA; brother Richard and sister-in-law Holly of Acton, MA; brother Steven of Northbridge, MA; and many other in-laws, cousins, nieces, nephews, and their partners from the Savary, Coll, Doherty family extensions. He was predeceased by both parents, brother James, and niece Jessica Doherty.

Bob graduated from UMASS Amherst in 1964 with a BA in Geology. Over the course of his career he worked at Mass Mutual, Aetna, retiring from The Hartford in 2002. He was blessed with lifetime friendships that were profoundly important to him, including Bob and Carol Lundgren, Steve Myers, and the HIG Tuesday night golf league.

He was devoted, loyal, and supportive to those he loved and could be counted on for a thoughtful discussion on any topic. Bob had a keen mind and was forever grateful to his father for instilling him with the confidence to figure out how to do anything, which served him well living in a circa 1856 home requiring constant maintenance; onto which Bob designed/built several additions. He was a gifted athlete and artist. Another passion was genealogy. Bob documented 40,000 decedents in his family tree going back as early as 4730 BC. Ahhhh, then there was his love of cars, golf, and travel.

Eternal thank you to the Hartford Hospital Conklin 5 and Vernon Manor staff for their attentive and loving care.

Calling hours will be at Tolland Memorial Funeral Home, 375 Merrow Road, Tolland from 5:00 – 8:00 PM on Friday Jan 26 with a time of remembrance at 8PM. Burial in South Cemetery on Cider Mill Road, Tolland at 10AM on Saturday Jan 27. Friends are asked to meet at the cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Fayette Masonic Lodge #69, or American Ancestors-both organizations that Bob was proud to be a member of or the American Cancer Society. For online condolences, please visit www.pietrasfuneralhome.com

Order Flowers

Affiliations


Masonic Lodge
Recently Shared Condolences
Recently Lit Memorial Candles
Recently Shared Stories