1939 – 2020
Brooklyn – Donald R. Robitaille, 81, of Anderson Rd., died Tuesday, October 6, 2020 in Day Kimball Hospital. He was the loving husband of 60 years to Diana (Manttari) Robitaille. Born in Norwich he was the son of the late Ludger and Mildred (Burns) Robitaille.
Don worked in various textile mills throughout the area, and his last job was at the Brooklyn Transfer Station. He was a member of the Central Cycle Club and the National Rifle Association. Don’s President was and always will be “Charlton Heston.”
He is survived by his sons, Russell Robitaille, Carl Robitaille and his companion Phyllis Baribeau and family, Eric Robitaille and his wife Jennifer and granddaughter Hannah; his two sisters, Carol Hebret and Sandra Maiato; a niece Desiree Manttari; and his best friend and companion, his cat, Tootsie Roll . He was predeceased by his brother Thomas Robitaille.
Funeral services are private and have been entrusted to the Gilman Funeral Home & Crematory, 104 Church St., Putnam, CT. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com. Don we will see you again in Heaven.