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Robert J. Mather, Sr.

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“So sorry to hear of Mr. Mather passing. But he lived a long productive life and will be missed by all who knew him. ”
1 of 10 | Posted by: Vernon Rathbone - Clayton, NC

“My deepest condolences to you all. I so enjoyed all of the chats that I had with Bob, and Rose, throughout the years. I would usually stop by when...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Sandra Bosko

“Remembering the Mather family with fond thoughts. First met them when they lived above my parents at 20 Barnes Street. Bob and Rose were a...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Donald weseman - Norwich, CT

“Calling All Veterans...Bob Sir, You were one of our nations Air Force Colonels. You were also one in a million, and the last of the WWII heroes. You...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Craig Knutson - CT

“So many fond memories flood my mind as I flash back to times long ago at Greenville Cong. and PF. Remembering your parent and especially praying...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: A friend

“Your friends from the Greeneville Congregational Church are thinking of you at this difficult time. Bob will be cherished in our hearts forever. ...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: Rose Savignac - Norwich, CT

“The family of Bob is in my prayers ,He was one of the nicest men I have ever met, My family always called Bob Grandpa Bob We all love him Memories...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Pat Buchert - Norwich, CT

“To the Mather family. I can't tell you how sorry I am. Bob and Rose are the happiest couple I have ever known and it breaks my heart to hear of his...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Annette Stockwell - Smithfield, NC

“Rose, Arlene, Robert, and Families,Sorry to hear of Bob's passing. What a wonderful gentleman he was.I remember he and Rose would sit down at night...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: A friend

“Arlene & Roy we are so sorry to hear of your loss. We will keep you in our prayers and thoughts. RIP ”
10 of 10 | Posted by: Paul & Linda Fraser - Cottonwood, AZ


Robert J. Mather, Sr., 98, of Canaan, beloved husband of Rose Elizabeth (Morton) Mather, passed away Tuesday, February 28, 2017. Born in Taftville, CT, to William and Elsie May (Chase) Mather on August 31, 1918, he lived in Preston, CT for many years before moving to Canaan. He served in the US Army, 8th Armored Division, 18th Tank Battalion during W.W. II and worked at United Nuclear Corporation before his retirement. Besides his wife Rose he leaves a daughter Arlene M. Beebe and her husband Dr. Roy Beebe of Farmington; a son Robert J. Mather, Jr., and Bonnie Sheldon of East Canaan; Joann Tuller of Great Barrington; grandchildren Jenna Beebe-Aryee, Brittany Beebe, Tyler Beebe, Lindsay Beebe, Sarah Mather Pollock, Justin Mather, Bethany Mielke and great grandchildren Isabella Pollock, Fiona Pollock and Evan Mielke. A private family memorial will be held at the convenience of the family with burial in Maplewood Cemetery, Norwich. The Carmon Funeral Home of Avon is caring for the arrangements. For condolences please visit www.carmonfuneralhome.com

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