Robert Bob' B. Cahoon

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Robert 'Bob' B. Cahoon, age 91, of Stamford, passed away on February 8, 2014. Robert was the husband of Rose Cahoon of Stamford. Born in Brockton, MA on July 25, 1922 he was a son of the late George & Blanche Jewel Cahoon. He is survived by his sons, R. Michael Cahoon & his wife Eileen of Denver, CO, William Cahoon & his wife Pam of Wallingford and Steven Cahoon & his wife Nancy of Bethany; his brother Richard Cahoon of Plymouth, MA; 8 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Robert was predeceased by his first wife Eunice Motte Cahoon and his brother David Cahoon. He was a former longtime resident of Woodbridge before moving to Hamden and recently to Stamford. Robert is a WW II Marine Corps Veteran and a graduate of the University of Maine. He was a sales engineer for the family business in Wallingford, rbc Systems, Inc. A former Boy Scout Leader he was very active in his church, Our Lady of Assumption, he was a past president of their Mens Club. His funeral will leave from BEECHER & BENNETT FUNERAL HOME, 2300 Whitney Ave, Hamden on Saturday, Feb. 15th at 9:30 AM, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM in Our Lady of Assumption Church, 75 Center Road, Woodbridge. Friends may also visit with his family at the funeral home on Friday from 4:00 to 7:00 PM. Interment with Military Honors will take place in Milfordside Cemetery, Woodbridge. Contributions in his memory may be made to Diabetes Research Foundation, 2572 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06518, to Alzheimer's Association CT Chapter,, 2075 Silas Dean Highway, Suite 100, Rocky Hill, CT 06067, or to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675,

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  1. He was also a wonderful Great Uncle! Very kind and funny! He will be missed by all, especially by his brother my Papa who talks about him frequently. They had wonderful memories together. Melanie Cahoon

  2. It was always a joy to be around my loving uncle. Engaging, energetic, brilliantly funny, inquisitive and absolutely devoted to his brothers and his family. It was always clear how much he loved my Dad and now they are both sitting and chatting it up in heaven. Telling God a few funny stories. My heart and prayers are with all who share in celebrating his life in memory.

  3. My mother Linda spoke of you often, and even though we didn’t see each other all the time, the was always a strong sense of family, a handshake and a big hug. Your laugh, stories and wisdom will be sorely missed by all, Papa(Dick) is going to miss you so much. Say hi to Dave for us, see you later, Brian Miller

  4. My thoughts and prayers are with you on your loss! I knew Bob years ago and worked with him on many ocassions purchasing equipment and his consulting services through RBC Systems and tapping into his immense knowledge of the HVAC discipline. He was a giant in his own way, always willing to help and lend his expertise to all who asked. My life was richer for having know him and I will never forget him. Thank you Bob, you were a dear friend. God speed! Nick Manzi.

  5. We are very sorry for your loss. Bob sounds like a very special person, but I’m sure you have some wonderful memories to help you through this tough time.

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