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“Barry and family- I'm so taken back, didn't realize that your dad was ill. There are no words that are good enough to express the utter sadness that...Read More »
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“Im so sorry, my heart goes out to you and your boys!!???? ”
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“I am so sorry to hear about Bob. He was great guy and he will be missed. Thinking of you all in your time of sorrow. ”
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“This picture of Bob shows love in his eyes and peace on his face. I'm sure you had a lot to do with that my friend. I will be thinking of you and...Read More »
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“Not much to add to the beautiful and touching words written for Bob.Bob was a gentleman in every sense of the word. He was always there to lend a...Read More »
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“We are so sorry for your loss. Bob was a good neighbor and would do anything for anybody in the neighborhood. He will be missed. God Bless you all...Read More »
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“I am so sorry to hear about Bob. We have so many great memories. He touched so many lives and I miss him dearly.He will always be in my thoughts and...Read More »
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“I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your father, and best friend. I know that he was a special man that cared about everyone around him, even if...Read More »
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PAIVA Sr., Robert Jesse 73, of Windsor, went to be with his Lord & Savior on Tuesday, June 20, 2017. He died peacefully at home with his loving family by his side. He was the loving husband of 52 years and best friend to Jean M. Paiva. He was born on Narragansett Bay in Bristol, RI. He was the son of the late Blanche M. Paiva and the late Jesse M. Paiva of Bristol, RI. He made his home in Windsor, since moving there in 1967. He was a Vietnam Era Veteran having served proudly as a Jet Mechanic and Crew Chief on the F-4 Phantom jets in Southeast Asia while in the U. S. Air Force. He was a Machinist for 34 years for United Technologies lnt'l Fuel Cell Div before retiring in 2001. He graduated from Colt High School Class of '63. In his late teens, he was a Drum Major for Bristol, RI Kingsmen Drum & Bugle Corps. He was a former Cub Master and a former Webelos Leader for Poquonock Cub Scout Pack 256. He was a former Asst. Coach for Windsor Int'l Little League in Poquonock. He served humbly as both a Deacon and an Elder for many years at Park Avenue Christian Church in Bloomfield. Bob was an avid fisherman. He also loved boating, motorcycling and played golf for many years in UTC's Golf League. He will be remembered best as a devoted husband, the best dad, a loving son and a really great example of goodness and kindness. There wasn't anything he couldn't fix. Many sought his wisdom and help. His greatest joy was in being a loving dad to his three sons. Besides his wife Jean, he leaves to mourn his passing, his loving sons Robert J. Paiva, Jr. and his partner George Guignino of Enfield and his son Barry C. Paiva of Windsor, two sisters, Emily Peters of Ocala, FL and Deborah Don of Bristol, RI, and a sister-in-law Claire Martins of Warren, RI and his Aunt Kate Wilmarth, several cousins, nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and several godchildren. Two very special families that he held dear were the Thulen family and the Jackson-Buttaro family. Besides his parents, Bob was pre-deceased by his son Scott "Bubz" Paiva, and also and his brothers-in-law Raymond W. and Russell J. Martins. Carmon Funeral Homes are in charge of the arrangements and will welcome family and friends to a Memorial Service with Military Honors following the service which will be held on Saturday, June 24th at 5:30 PM at the Carmon Poquonock Funeral Home 1816 Poquonock Ave, Poquonock. His family will receive friends prior to the service from 3 PM to 5:30 PM. Burial will be at the family's discretion. In lieu of flowers, Memorial donations may be made in Bob's memory to the Wounded Warriors Project, 370 7th Ave Room 1802 New York, NY 10001.

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