Robert W.Hill Sr., 79, husband of the late Doris (Barber) Hill died on Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at Miller Memorial Community. Bob was born October 5, 1932 in Evansville, IL a son of the late David and Bernice (White) Hill. He proudly served his country in the U.S.Navy during the Korean Conflict. Bob was a loan officer for several local banks, was a member of the Rotary Club and First Congregational Church. He loved cycling and spending his summers in Maine. Bob will always be remembered as a very devoted husband and father. He leaves a son, Robert W. Hill Jr. of Meriden a daughter, Leslie (Bob) Fiore of Waterville, ME, five grandchildren, Nicholas (Megan) Hill, Kim Fiore, Marissa (Chris) Griffin, Stephanie Fiore and Alex Hill and three great-grandchildren, Roman William Griffin, Fischer Hill Griffin and Lila Grace Hill. He was predeceased by and infant son, David Hill and a brother David Bruce Hill. A Memorial service honoring Bob's life will be held on Saturday, January 21, 2012 at 2pm at First Congregational Church, 62 Colony St., Meriden. The Rev. Dr. John W. Clarke will officiate. Burial in Maine will be private. The Beecher & Bennett-Flatow Funeral Home, 48 Cook Ave., Meriden is in charge of the arrangements.

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  1. im so sorry robby for your loss. i spent many hours talking to your dad, and mom, at the property line. as you know, they were very special people. my daughter, who is college, still remembers the christmas tree your dad planted for her in your back yard and lit every christmas. when i use to put her to bed, we would look out the back window and say good nite. we started vacationing in kenebunkport at the green heron cause of your mom. miss those breakfasts. love, scott poryanda 159 lydale place. meriden

  2. We’re so sorry to hear about your Dad Bob. Our condolences to you and your family. We will be thinking of you. We love you! Therese, Dan & Maddi

  3. Rob and Leslie. I don’t know where to start. I worked with your father at my first job, I was 17. I left when I was 35….We had some wonderful times..Christmas Parties, conventions, picnics with Bob and Doris.. You both came to our wedding…You certainly had the Best parents…Your father was so proud of you. I looked forward to the Christmas Picture I have all of them………….What a beautiful family. Bob is now with his Beloved Doris…..I will miss him. My condolences……..Louise

  4. Dear Rob and Leslie, Our heartfelt condolences on the passing of your beloved father. We met your parents shortly after we moved to Meriden in 1974 when we joined the Merry Makers group at the 1st Congregational Church and immediately became close friends. We have many wonderful memories of time spent at lovely dinners and parties at their home. Please know that they led very productive lives which influenced many people positively. Your Dad is now happily with your mother. This is a rite of passage, but not a fun one. Love and Fondness, Bob and Carol Kohankie

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