Obituary of Robert Fitzsimmons
Robert Fitzsimmons, 89, of Brookfield, passed away on October 22, 2021 after a long battle with cancer. Bob was born in the Bronx, NY on March 13, 1932 to the late John and Beatrice Fitzsimmons. He was a graduate of Roosevelt High School.
Bob was a Veteran of the United States Marine Corp, serving stateside during the Korean War. He worked as a conductor for Metro North RR for 41 years. In his younger years, he was a light weight Golden Glove Boxing Champion.
In 1972 he married the love of his life, Dorothy (Marschner) Weis and along with her three children they became a family. Dottie and Bob enjoyed traveling to Europe, the Caribbean, and cruises with wonderful friends.
Bob will be sadly missed by his wife of almost 50 years, Dottie; his children, Lisa Webb (Herbert), Linda Coyle (Kevin), and William Weis (Kim); his five grandchildren, Charles Webb (Rachel), Megan Shaw (Josh), Michael Coyle , Emma and Alie Weis and four great grandchildren Roger, Charlotte and Nathaniel Shaw and Carter Webb.
Funeral Services will be held at Christ the King Lutheran Church in Newtown on Wednesday, October 27th at 11:00am. Burial with full military honors will follow in Prince of Peace Lutheran Cemetery, Brookfield.
The family will receive friends at the Cornell Memorial Home, 247 White Street, Danbury, on Tuesday between the hours of 5:00 – 7:00pm.
Memorial Contributions in his memory may be made to JDRF or the Multiple Sclerosis Association.
In Loving Memory
1932 - 2021
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