Obituary: Robert M. Stewart, 70

Robert M. Stewart, 70, of Southington passed away suddenly on Sunday, Oct. 28th at home. He was the husband of Catherine (Giano) Stewart.

He was born in Hartford on July 7, 1948, the son of the late James and Carolyn (James) Stewart. .He was a US Navy Veteran of the Vietnam War.   Bob graduated from Post College. Prior to his retirement he worked in operations and sales in the manufacturing field.

In addition to his wife Catherine, he is survived by his children James Stewart of Shelton and Susan Giammarco and husband Peter of Wethersfield; two grandsons Robert L. Giammarco and Michael G. Giammarco; his brother James Stewart and wife Cynthia of Concord, NH a sister Carol Ann Carlson of N. Kingston, RI and several nieces and nephews.

Bob was an avid stamp collector and a historian especially WWII history and he was a fan of the NY Giants.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, Nov. 2nd at 1:30 pm at St. Thomas Church, 99 Bristol St. Burial will be at St. Thomas Cemetery. Calling hours will be on Friday from 11:30 am – 1 pm at the DellaVecchia Funeral Home, 211 N. Main St.

Donations may be made in his memory to the Navy-Marine Corp Relief Society, Box 25, Groton, CT 06349

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