1938 – 2015
Thompson and Florida – Robert D. Trudeau, Sr., 77, of Quaddick Lake Rd., died Saturday, November 28, 2015 in St. Vincent Hospital. He was the loving husband of Phyllis (Defocy) Trudeau. Born in Putnam, he was the son of the late Daniel C. and Dorothy M. (Bone) Trudeau.
Mr. Trudeau was the former owner of the Trudeau Hardware and Floor Covering Shop in Putnam and later worked for Rotmans Furniture.
He was a member of the Putnam Lodge of Elks #574. He enjoyed golfing, woodworking, and was an avid hunter.
Robert is survived by his wife, five sons, Kevin R. Trudeau of Columbia, Michael J. Trudeau and his wife Crystal of Dresden, ME, Jon M. Trudeau and his wife Lucinda of Woodstock, Dean M. Trudeau and his wife Elisabeth of Wiscasset, ME, and Daryn P. Trudeau and his wife Erica of Thompson; ten grandchildren; one great grandchild; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his son Robert D. Trudeau, Jr.; and his sister Joan Scraba.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, December 3, 2015, in St. Mary Church of the Visitation, 218 Providence St, Putnam, CT. Burial will follow in Putnam Heights Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the Putnam Lodge of Elks, Scholarship Fund in Memory of Robert D. Trudeau, Sr., 64 Edmond Street, Putnam, CT 06260. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.