1946 – 2016
Ellington, Ct – Robert R. “Bob” Messier, 69, of Buff Cap Rd, died Thursday January 7, 2016, at St. Francis Hospital. He was the loving husband of Dolores (Magao) Messier for 49 years. Born in Putnam, Connecticut, he was the son of the late Theodore J. Messier Sr. and Lillian (Briere) Messier.
Bob was a 1970 graduate of Northeastern University. He co-owned and operated Messier & Associates Civil Engineering & Land Surveying and was a member of the Connecticut Association of Land Surveyors. He was a communicant of St. Edward the Confessor Church in Stafford Springs, CT. Bob enjoyed spending time with his family, reading and working in his yard.
In addition to his wife, Bob is survived by his son, Michael R Messier of Ellington, CT; his daughter, Tammy Quinn of Windsor, CT; his sister, Carol A. Rodriquez of Ann Arbor, MI; and his grandson, Alex Quinn; Bob is predeceased by his brother, Theodore J. Messier, Jr.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Bob’s family from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm on Monday, January 11, 2016, in the Gilman Funeral Home, 104 Church St., Putnam, CT. A gathering will begin at 9:30 am on Tuesday January 12, 2016 at the funeral home followed by a Funeral Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30am in St. Mary Church of the Visitation, 218 Providence St. Putnam, Ct. Burial will be in St. Mary Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Connecticut Association of Land Surveyors, 78 Beaver Rd., Wethersfield, Ct 06109. For memorial guestbook visit www. GilmanAndValade.com
1946 – 2016