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Obituary for Gilbert John Digby

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
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