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Robert Louis Haight

Robert Louis Haight

Male 1921 - 2015  (94 years)

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  • Name Robert Louis Haight 
    Born 22 Feb 1921  Amsterdam, Montgomery County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Census 1930  Enfield, Hartford County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Census 1940  Enfield, Hartford County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Military Abt 1943  [2
    He served in the Pacific Theatre in the Army during World War II. 
    Residence 1948  Thompsonville, Hartford County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1951  Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence 1956  Hazardville, Hartford County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    History 2015  [2
    His obituary reads: "Robert "Bob" Haight, 94, of East Longmeadow, MA, devoted husband of Avis (Wands) Haight for 66 years, passed away peacefully on Monday, April 6, 2015 at Johnson Memorial Hospital. Bob was born on February 22, 1921 in Amsterdam, NY, son of the late Louis and Dorothea (Schwem) Haight. He proudly served his country in the United States Army during World War II in the Pacific Theatre. Bob was employed at the former Hamilton Standard Div. of U.T.C. for 47 years retiring in 1986. He was a member of the Somers Congregational Church, a member of the Composite Lodge #28 for 68 years and served as Past Master of the lodge in 1956. He enjoyed reading, traveling and was an avid Red Sox and UCONN Women's Basketball fan. Besides his devoted wife Avis, since July 31, 1948, he is survived by his children, Susan Hall and her husband Chris of Longmeadow and Wilbraham, MA, Robert Haight Jr. and his wife Karen of Enfield, CT, Donald Haight and his wife Susan of Somers, CT, Janet Bennett-Roberg and her husband Patrick Roberg of Somers, CT ; seven grandchildren, Christopher Hall and his wife Jessica Hammer, Courtney Hall, Erin Haight, Alissa Haight-Aguda and her husband Louis Aguda, Michael Haight, Kayla and Ian Bennett; and one new great-grandchild, Ada Hammer-Hall. Bob is predeceased by two brothers, Frederick and Warren Haight. Relatives and friends are welcome to join the family on Thursday, April 9th from 5 p.m. - 8 p.m with a Masonic Service at 7:30 p.m. at the Somers Funeral Home, 354 Main Street, Somers, CT. Family and friends will gather at 11:00 a.m. Friday, April 10, 2015 at the funeral home for services. Interment will be at Enfield Street Cemetery at the convenience of the family. Donations in Bob's memory may be made to the Johnson Memorial Hospital Development Fund, 201 Chestnut Hill Rd, Stafford Springs, CT 06076.
    Died 6 Apr 2015  Stafford Springs, Tolland County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Agency: Johnson Memorial Hospital 
    Buried Enfield Street Cemetery, Enfield, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gravestone of Robert Louis Haight
    Gravestone of Robert Louis Haight
    Person ID I676  Delvee Family | Spouse of a Delvee
    Last Modified 14 Jan 2017 

    Father Louis A. Haight,   b. Abt 1896, New York State Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Dorothea C. Schwem,   b. Abt 1899, New York State Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship Birth 
    Family ID F3017  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Avis Rowena Wands 
    Children 
    +1. Susan Jeanne Haight
     2. Robert Louis Haight, Jr.
     3. Donald William Haight
     4. Janet Beth Haight
    Last Modified 14 Jan 2017 
    Family ID F316  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Feb 1921 - Amsterdam, Montgomery County, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - He was recorded while living with his parents. - 1930 - Enfield, Hartford County, Connecticut Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - He was recorded while living with his parents. He was working as a sweeper. - 1940 - Enfield, Hartford County, Connecticut Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1948 - Thompsonville, Hartford County, Connecticut Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1951 - Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1956 - Hazardville, Hartford County, Connecticut Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Enfield Street Cemetery, Enfield, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Robert Louis Haight
    Robert Louis Haight

  • Sources 
    1. [S968] 1930 U.S. Federal Census - Connecticut, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2002).
      Year: 1930; Census Place: Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut; Roll: 261; Page: 21B; Enumeration District: 0134; Image: 569.0; FHL microfilm: 2339996

    2. [S1091] Obituary of Robert Haight, (Hartford, Connecticut: The Hartford Courant, 8 April 2015).

    3. [S572] Find a Grave web site, (Provo, Utah: Find A Grave, Inc.).
      Find A Grave Memorial# 144737105

    4. [S1036] 1940 U.S. Federal Census - Connecticut, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012).
      Year: 1940; Census Place: Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut; Roll: T627_503; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 2-76

    5. [S846] U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011).
      Springfield, Massachusetts, City Directory, 1951

    6. [S388] Delvee Historian. Delvee Family Records 1887 - 1988, (Warwick, Massachusetts: manuscript, 1988).