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Robert Turner

Robert W. Turner

Thursday, March 4th, 1937 - Wednesday, August 19th, 2020
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Obituary

Robert W. Turner of West Hartford passed away on Wednesday, August 19, 2020. Bob was born in Oxford, England where his mother and father, the late Rose and Tom Turner happened to be working and living. After living in Paris, France for a while as England prepared for a war, the family moved to Grantham in the English Midlands.
Bob attended the King’s School until, at the age of 16, the family moved to the United States. He graduated from New Brunswick, NJ High School and then went on to earn a bachelor’s degree at Rutgers University.
After initial training at Quantico, VA, Bob was commissioned officer in the US Marine Corps. He served on Okinawa, the Philippines, Thailand and Guantanamo, Cuba. He was released from active duty with the rank of Captain. Bob was especially proud to serve his new country believing “The Corps is an especially rewarding career place for young people”.
The Hartford Financial Services company hired Bob, which is where he met his wife Mary Ronan, a constant love in his life. He served at the Hartford as an executive in the Personnel Department.
Bob leaves his children Susan Turner, Thomas Turner and their spouses Manny Becerra and Maura Turner, as well as three grandchildren, Dylan, Kara and Ali.
Bob’s sister Rosemary Turner Lawson pre-deceased him leaving Bob’s niece and nephew William Lawson and Elizabeth Roth.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made in his memory to the West Hartford Food Pantry/The Town That Cares. For more information contact www.westhartfordct.gov or call 860-561-7580.
Due to COVID-19 precautions a private memorial service will be held at the convenience of his family. Online condolences may be made at www.SheehanHilbornBreen.com
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In lieu of flowers donations may be made in his memory to the West Hartford Food Pantry/The Town That Cares. For more information contact www.westhartfordct.gov or call 860-561-7580. Due to COVID-19 precautions a private memorial service will be held at the convenience of his family.

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Pat DeMichele

Posted at 11:28am
Mary and family,
It was with much sorrow to read of the passing of Bob. I remember so well working with Bob at The Hartford many years ago. I always had the utmost respect for him and enjoyed working with him. He will surely be missed by all! We pray that the great family memories that you all share will help you through these difficult times. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Tom and Pat DeMichele
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William J Downard

Posted at 02:15pm
To Mary and family
Bob was a great manager and mentor for the Field Human Resources staff. I remain grateful for the opportunity to work for and with Bob during my Hartford career. Bob and his family are in my prayers.
Bill Downard
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Tim Curran

Posted at 10:37am
To Mary and family, I was so sorry to read of Bob's passing. We worked together at The Hartford for several years and he was a true leader and genuinely cared about his staff. I have many fond memories of the "field personnel team" and our accomplishments through Bob's guidance. You will all be in my thoughts and prayers.
Tim Curran
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Richard C. Handel, Jr.

Posted at 10:25am
Mary and family. I was truly saddened to see the announcement of Bob's death. As a young guy moving into his first corporate job I may have been one of Bob's first direct hires. It was my good fortune to have Bob as a mentor and friend for quite a few years. With fond memories I recall sharing stories of our young families, the Corvette and the latest wood working projects. Our prayers are surely with you. Sandi & Dick Handel
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Richard G. Kreitner

Posted at 10:56am
We were very surprised to read of the death of Bob. As long-time neighbors and friends on Cornell Road, we cherish many memories of our times together and our kids growing up at the same time. Bob was always our contact to keep abreast of Cornell Road happenings after we moved away. We had great times together at the many Cornell Road gatherings, block parties, and retired men's lunches. Our best to Mary, Susan, Tom, and all the family members. We will truly miss Bob.
Regards,
Debby and Dick Kreitner
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