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“Lonnie,Ashley and Ben, there aren't any words to heal your broken hearts. Please accept our deepest condolences for your profound loss. I do know Bob...Read More »
1 of 19 | Posted by: Emma,Nicolette,Allen Jr

“Lonnie, Ashley , Ben and the Bazzano family , you have our deepest sympathy's and condolences in the passing of Bob. He will always be remembered and...Read More »
2 of 19 | Posted by: Nelson and Sandy Cheverier and family - CT

“I am very sorry for your loss. What a beautiful tribute to what sounds like a beautiful man. I only had one conversation with Bob at Boy Scouts and...Read More »
3 of 19 | Posted by: Kathy Muska

“My condolences to the family sorry to hear this .worked with Bazzano for a few years at MWCI.. R.I.P ”
4 of 19 | Posted by: Eddie Garcia - Springfield, MA

“Bob has truly touch me in many ways over yrs I loved his smile and laugh .. he gave me alot of good advice over the yrs my heart is still in...Read More »
5 of 19 | Posted by: Marlene lamb

“I remember Bazzano was one of the very first persons to train us Northern Cadets at Enfield C.I. and he was a great co-worker, even after we met back...Read More »
6 of 19 | Posted by: Conrad Shaw - Enfield, CT

“Praying for the family.Phil & Mirna Grant ”
7 of 19 | Posted by: Mirna Grant - New britain, CT

“Praying for the family. ”
8 of 19 | Posted by: Mirna Grant - New britain, CT

“Rest in piece brother ! May you watch over all of us and rock the heavens ”
9 of 19 | Posted by: J Bryant - CT - Coworker

“Lonnie, Ashley and Ben: Bob touched our lives in so many ways. He was so funny and made us laugh at his DOC antics. He didn't want to live with the...Read More »
10 of 19 | Posted by: Darlene and Edward Richards

“We are so sorry for your loss. Our sympathies are with you and your family. ”
11 of 19 | Posted by: Sue and Jim Osowiecki

“Our deepest sympathyDonna and Mark Apanowitch ”
12 of 19 | Posted by: A friend

“So sorry to hear about Bobby's passing. He was a good man, he worked so hard for retirement. Rest easy buddy. ”
13 of 19 | Posted by: Jim Yelinek - Agawam, MA

“I am so so sorry to hear of Roberts passing my heartfelt prayers go out to your whole family. So sorry I won't be able to attend services I am...Read More »
14 of 19 | Posted by: Janice Melesko - Hartford

“Lonnie, Ashley & BenWe are so very sorry Bob has passed, he was the best friend anyone could ask for, we are truly devastated to lose such a great...Read More »
15 of 19 | Posted by: Gary niles

“Robert and I worked together at Enfield when we first started to work for the State back in 2004. We had great times together working the buildings....Read More »
16 of 19 | Posted by: Horace Allison - Boynton Beach, FL

“To Bobs family I want to express my condolences. I'm happy to say that Bob and I have been friends for more years than I can even remember. We spent...Read More »
17 of 19 | Posted by: Gary Collins - Enfield, CT

“With deepest sympathy during this time of difficulty. ”
18 of 19 | Posted by: Carmon Community Funeral Homes - CT

“I have Very few Memories of My early childhood that did not include Robert and the rest of the Bazzano Family. We Moved in 3 houses from them on...Read More »
19 of 19 | Posted by: Bruce Kaufman - Phoenix, AZ

Robert Leo Bazzano 1/21/1958 - 6/27/2017 In Loving Memory of Robert Bazzano; Husband, Father, Brother, Uncle and Friend. The afternoon of June 27, 2017 Robert (Bobby or Bob) was called home unexpectedly. Bob was only 59 years old, he had a loving and supportive family and many friends. He leaves many of us behind deeply saddened and in shock. Bob had been fighting medical complications for about five years secondary to a low-grade tumor within his brain stem. The complications he endured were variable and at times left him symptom free and other times made simple tasks such as walking difficult without support. It is important to know that Bob was living his life with great independence and pride for most of his 59 years. At this time of great sadness, we can reflect and celebrate his life, because although he has left us too soon he had truly lived and accomplished so much. Among those many accomplishments he had successfully given almost everyone he connected with a ridiculous nickname - you all know who you are and what you were called. Even though he could be very stubborn at times, he really could make all of us laugh. He had recently and regretfully retired from The State of Connecticut, Department of Corrections after 23+ years of service. We all know he enjoyed working and many would say he worked TOO much, and if his health would have allowed it he would be working right now. Bob began his career as a Correctional Officer for the State of CT at Osborn Correctional Institution in Somers, CT. Most of Bob’s career was spent in Enfield Correctional Institution in Enfield, CT. Bobby also worked at MacDougall-Walker Correctional Institution in Suffield, CT, followed by his final tour at UConn Health, which he really enjoyed. Those that he has left behind in the Brotherhood will miss him and truly know the heartache when a fellow officer has reached their End of Watch. Now although his post is retired he is watching us from a more peaceful place. And from that peaceful place we are certain Bob still has an unconditional love for cars and motorcycles, specifically the fast and expensive kind. We find great happiness knowing that he is speeding recklessly through the clouds blasting Pink Floyd in his Red Mustang, Harley Davidson or his corvette convertible. He found great pleasure in mechanical work on his own vehicles right at home and helping others do the same selflessly - he was the guy to call. Bob loved to travel with his family and friends. His favorite trip was to London and Paris with his wife Lonnie for their honeymoon in 1999. Bobby enjoyed watching Nascar and had the unique opportunity to drive an official racecar. He loved animals and had many cats and dogs over the years. He enjoyed taking his late dog Hans on hikes with his family, especially at Talcott Mountain. He enjoyed the snow and was a great skier who unsuccessfully tried teaching his wife Lonnie and daughter Ashley to ski as well. Bob would often go hunting with the guys in hopes of bringing home a deer and found humor in the fact that his wife seemed to see more deer in her travels than he ever saw hunting. Bob traveled with his family to Florida this past December and to Washington D.C. earlier this year. We are grateful for those memories and will never forget how much he enjoyed himself. Growing up Bob attended Windsor, CT and Agawam, MA public schools. He graduated from Windsor High School, Class of 1977. He made many friends who remained with him throughout his life. When he was young he loved playing sports and won many trophies and awards. Bobby could find enjoyment in every season whether it was going on hikes, camping with his family, or going on extended camping trips with his son Benjamin and his Boy Scout troop. He just recently assisted Benjamin as he began working on his Eagle Project in Boy Scouts. Another favorite pastime was fishing with Benjamin in Maine, it was always looked forward to in July and August. Bob enjoyed watching the Red Sox play baseball. It was no surprise that he wanted to be involved in Benjamin’s little league team, teaching Ben to play baseball. He enjoyed teaching Benjamin how to fix things around the house as he became older as well. Bob taught his daughter Ashley to play soccer, tennis, and to rollerblade. They also enjoyed going on white water rafting trips together. Besides Christmas, he loved Halloween and always had a mission to take Ashley and Benjamin out until their pillow cases were full. Bob had a good heart, and was always looking out for others. As Bob’s health was declining he kept up the pace as much as he was able and knew we were all there beside him encouraging him to keep fighting and working hard. Losing him has left our hearts heavy and our minds in disbelief; however we know that he is now at peace and is no longer frustrated by living with physical limitations. He is walking freely, running with his late dogs, and standing beside his parents. Bob will forever be looking down on us with love. It has brought comfort knowing that we have so many wonderful memories spent with him to reflect upon. He will be greatly missed as he leaves behind his wife Lonnie Bazzano, daughter Ashley Boudle, and his only son Benjamin Bazzano. He was predeceased by his parents Leo Bazzano and Evelyn (Ragna) Bazzano-Abraham. He also leaves behind his sister, Lisa Hauber and her husband Greg and their sons, David French, Justin Sibilia (Bob’s Godson), and Derick Sibilia and their families; a brother, Nicholas Bazzano and his wife Joyce and their adult children, Nick Bazzano and his wife Cathy and family, Tracy (Bazzano) McGinnis and her husband Kevin and family, and Tanja (Bazzano) Daleb and her husband Tony and family. He