Robert Zuppe

Robert Pasquale Zuppe

1934 - 2019

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Obituary of Robert Zuppe

Robert Pasquale Zuppe, 84 of Moodus passed away at his home on February 8, 2019. He was born on July 28, 1934 in Ivoryton the son of Charles and Lillian (Johnson) Zuppe. He proudly served his country in the United States Army in Inchon, South Korea as a radio operator. He continued his career as a printer for 38 years at UARCO in Deep River. Bob married Carol Trout on March 14, 1998. He was predeceased by his parents, his sister Agnes, his brother Charles, and his sister Mildred. He is survived and will be deeply missed by his brother, John Zuppe, his brother-in-law and good friend, Robert Blair, his brother-in-law, C. Raymond Trout, (Diana), his beloved wife Carol, his daughters, Jacqueline Zima, (Donald) Patricia Myers, Barbara Powell, (Gerard), his son, Timothy Zuppe, and his step-daughters, Janelle Kohn, (Adam) and Aimee Olsen, (William). He also leaves his six grandchildren, Amanda Sabatucci, (Robert), James Rossi, (Madeline), Brook Myers, Trevor Myers, Bethany Powell and Hannah Powell, his two step-grandchildren, Haylie Kohn and Devin Kohn and three great-grandchildren, Jack Rossi, Joel Rossi and Harley Sabatucci, along with his many nieces and nephews. He is also survived by his cherished dog, Toby. Bob will be remembered for his love of country and blue grass music and the many occasions he would play his mandolin and guitar making family gatherings even more special. He was also an avid organic gardener and was proud of his bountiful harvests. Bob was deeply devoted to his family and was always there to offer encouraging words of advice and support. He bravely struggled for many years with Parkinson’s disease and always remained hopeful for a cure. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 from 5:00PM to 7:00PM at the Robinson, Wright & Weymer Funeral Home, 34 Main Street in Centerbrook. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, February 14, 2019 at 11:00AM at the First Congregational Church of Deep River, 1 Church Street in Deep River. Interment with the rendering of Full Military Honors will follow in the Centerbrook Cemetery, Westbrook Road in Centerbrook. A reception will follow the interment services at the First Congregational Church of Deep River. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Bob’s name may be made to The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research at Donation Processing, P.O. Box 5014, Hagerstown, MD 21741-5014. To share a memory of Bob or send a condolence to his family please visit www.rwwfh.com

Wednesday
13
February

Visitation

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Robinson, Wright & Weymer Funeral Home
34 Main Street
Centerbrook, Connecticut, United States
860-767-8000
Thursday
14
February

Funeral Serfvice

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Thursday, February 14, 2019
First Congregational Church of Deep River
1 Church Street
Deep River, Connecticut, United States
Thursday
14
February

Burial with Full Military Honors

12:15 pm - 12:45 pm
Thursday, February 14, 2019
Centerbrook Cemetery
Westbrook Road
Centerbrook, Connecticut, United States