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Gilbert Digby

Gilbert John Digby

Thursday, May 2nd, 1935 - Tuesday, August 6th, 2019
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Obituary

Gilbert John Digby, Sr. 84, of Stafford Springs, passed away Tuesday,
August 6, 2019 at home. Born in New Haven, son of the late Walter John
and Emma Anastacia Digby; he was formerly of Bloomfield and West
Hartford where he had lived many years. Prior to his retirement he was
employed as a millwright at Emhart Glass in Bloomfield & Windsor, CT.
Gil was active in and associated with Cub Scouts / Boy Scouts of America
and received a Silver Beaver Award, the highest scout award given to
leaders.
He is survived by four sons, Gilbert Digby, Jr. of VA, John Digby of
Willington, CT, Ronald Digby of MA and Kevin Digby of West Hartford, CT;
a daughter Annette DeBella of Ellington, CT; two brothers, William Digby
of ME, Robert Digby of Old Lyme, CT; nine grandchildren and his former
wife, Sylvia (Ramos) Digby, He was predeceased by a son Michael Digby
and a great-granddaughter Alivia Digby.
Funeral Service will be Saturday, 10:00 am at the Sheehan Hilborn Breen
Funeral Home, 1084 New Britain Ave., West Hartford. Burial will be in
Mt. St. Benedict Cemetery, Bloomfield. Calling hours are prior to the
Service from 8:30 to 10:00 am. Online condolences may be made at
www.SheehanHilbornBreen.com
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Saturday, August 10th, 2019 | 8:30am - 10:00am
    When
    Saturday, August 10th, 2019 8:30am - 10:00am
    Location
    Sheehan-Hilborn-Breen Funeral Home
    Address
    1084 New Britain Avenue
    West Hartford, CT 06110
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Saturday, August 10th, 2019 | 10:00am
    When
    Saturday, August 10th, 2019 10:00am
    Location
    Sheehan-Hilborn-Breen Funeral Home
    Address
    1084 New Britain Avenue
    West Hartford, CT 06110
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Location
    Mount St. Benedict
    Address
    1 Cottage Grove Road
    BLOOMFIELD, CT 06002
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James Wilson

Posted at 08:24am
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May you find peace in knowing that his was a life well lived. My deepest and sincerest condolences to your family.
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Posted at 07:26am
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