April 21, 1966 ~ February 20, 2021
Born in: New Haven, CT
Resided in: Hamden, CT
Robert Jon Behler, 54, husband of Judith Turner Behler of Hamden passed away February 20, 2021. Father of Roland Texeira, David (Kyrstyna) Texeira, and Jon Behler. Grandfather of David Paul Texeira, Jr. and Riley Elizabeth Texeira. Brother of Deborah (Nicholas) Sidorick, Susan Behler Pelletier and Cynthia (Joseph) Cavallaro. Son-in-law of Cynthia Turner. Brother-in-law of Paul (Mary) Turner and Tracy (Amy Marsh) Turner. He is also survived by several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Robert was born in New Haven April 21, 1966, a son of the late Robert J. and Ann Margaret Lord Behler. He was an auto parts sales technician and had worked for Hamden Auto Parts, CT Warehouse, and NAPA Auto Parts. He was a member and Past Master of Day Spring Lodge #30 AF & AM and Temple Lodge #16 AF & AM, and he was a member and Past Patron of Alice Chapter #76 O.E.S. He was also a member of the Bethany and Hamden Volunteer Fire Departments.
Friends may visit with his family on Friday, March 5 at BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 Whitney Ave., Hamden from 5-8 p.m. Fraternal services by Day Spring Lodge and Alice Chapter will begin at 7:15. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday morning, March 6 at 10 a.m. in Grace & St. Peter’s Episcopal Church. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, seating at the church will be limited. If you still wish to attend, the service will be Live Streamed via Zoom. Please use Meeting ID 414 327 0042 and Passcode 061061 to view. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be sent to the Eastern Star Charity Foundation, 37 Paugassett Rd., Derby, CT 06418 or the Masonic Charity Foundation, P.O. Box 70, Wallingford, CT 06492.
Memorial Service: March 6, 2021 10:00 am
Grace & St. Peter Episcopal Church
2927 Dixwell Avenue
Hamden, CT 06518