In Memory

Robert Ernest Winnie Jr.

Robert Ernest Winnie Jr.

Robert E. Winnie, Jr., 70, died on Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, at Connecticut Hospice in Branford after a lengthy illness.

Born in Meriden on June 20, 1947, he was the son of the late Robert E. Winnie, Sr., and Helen (Clark) Winnie and had graduated from Platt High School, class of 1965. Mr. Winnie was employed by Greenbacker Agway in Meriden until his retirement in 2010. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War, having served with the U.S. Navy, Seabees. He was a member of the New Haven Society of Model Railroad Engineers.

He is survived by one step-daughter, Claire Marie Samuel, of Florida; one son, Bryan Winnie, of Adams, Tenn.; two grandchildren, Cody and Christina Winnie, of Adams, Tenn.; two sisters, Virginia and Richard Forman, of Cookeville, Tenn., and Lauri Winnie and Ernie Bouchard, of South Meriden; and two brothers, Harold Winnie, of Waterbury, and Aaron and Jessica Winnie, of South Carolina. He is also survived by one niece and four nephews. He was predeceased by a brother, William Winnie.

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09/26/17 12:33 PM #1    

Al Kaiser

Bob and I reconnected at the 40th but had not seen him since.  Sorry to hear of his passing.  I remember him well from school, was a friend.

09/26/17 02:35 PM #2    

Roman Makula

Bob was a good friend for many years and will be missed.

09/28/17 08:42 AM #3    

Sharon Angelillo (Hand)

Very sorry to hear of Bob Winnie's passing. I had just asked someone how he was doing, so it was sad to hear that he had passed away.

I had sat next to Bob a few times at our monthly breakfast at Huxley's. He spoke with such pride of his son and grandchildren in Tennesee!

May Bob Rest in Peace.

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