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Harper, Robert T.

Robert T.  Harper U.S. Navy WWII
Robert T. Harper U.S. Navy WWII


 
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Date of Birth: 1/7/1925
Died On: 8/2/2012
Street Address: School Street
Service Number: 7106767
Branch of Service: U.S. Navy - USS Bennington CV 20 1 Oct 1945

Veteran Code: USN-82


BIOGRAPHY
 
Robert T. Harper was born in New York in 1925. In Rye his family lived on School Street. Robert was a Rye High School Graduate, Class of 1942. He enlisted and served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

Robert Thomas Harper was a United States Navy veteran of World War II. Rye High School Graduate, class of 1942

Robert Thomas Harper of Farmington, beloved husband of Bertha Agnes (Tuthill) Smith Harper passed away peacefully Thursday, (August 2, 2012). Born in White Plains, New York, January 7, 1925, son of the late Thomas and Annie (Hamilton) Harper. He graduated from Rye High School, Class of 1942 and attended Pratt Institute. He was a United States Navy veteran of World War II. Bob was a fifteen year member of the Federal Lodge 17 AF & AM in Watertown. He was an avid sports enthusiast and loved golfing. Prior to retiring he was an engineer with Lycoming Industries in Stratford. Besides his wife, Robert is survived by his four children, Donald L. Smith and his wife Judith of Watertown, Lynda S. Veleas of Farmington, Barbara-Jean Fitting and her husband Jeff of Barkhamsted and Denise MacGregor and her husband Thomas of Ivoryton, one sister Jessie Harper of Rye, New York, seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren who affectionately referred to him as ''Great Guy''.
Funeral services will be held Monday, August 6 at 7 p.m. in The Ahern Funeral Home, 111 Main Street, Unionville, followed by the Masonic service. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Middlewoods of Farmington, Resident Activities Account, 509 Middle Road, Farmington, CT 06032.
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5 of 5 robert t harper March 25, 2021
Reviewer: robin russell  
he had been a member of rye presbyterian church

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