Robert H. Lillibridge
1943 – 2010
Woodstock – Robert H. Lillibridge, 66, of West Quasset Road, died Saturday, January 2, 2010 in Putnam. He was the loving husband of Marie (Mathurin) Lillibridge for 22 years. Born in West Warwick, RI, he was the son of Marion (Smith) Lillibridge of Clayville, RI and the late Henry Lillibridge.
Mr. Lillibridge worked as a steamfitter for Steamfitters Union Local 51 (formerly local 476) of East Providence, RI for 30 years retiring in 1998. He served in Sea Bee’s during the Vietnam War. Mr. Lillibridge was a member of the Royal Travelers and the National Riffle Association. He enjoyed traveling, caring for his cat and feeding the birds that visited his hand made feeder. He collected antique cars and watching antique car auctions on TV. He was a jack-of-all-trades, tinkering and fixing just about anything.
In addition to his wife and mother, Robert is survived three brothers, Dennis Lillibridge of Chepachet, RI, William Lillibridge of Hopkinton, RI, Richard Lillibridge of Clayville, RI and several nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late John Lillibridge.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Robert’s family Thursday, January 7, 2010 from 9:00-10:30am in the Gilman Funeral Home, 104 Church St., Putnam followed by a Funeral Mass at 11am in Most Holy Trinity Church, 568 Pomfret Street, Pomfret. Burial with Military Honors at a later date in Quasset Cemetery, Woodstock, CT. Memorial Donations may be made to the American Heart Association, 1 Union St., Suite 301, Robbinsville, NJ 08691.