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“Please accept my heartfelt condolences for your loss. May your treasured memories of Robert always fill your heart with love and peace ”
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“I will never forget the first time I met him and the wonderful stories he would tell, a wonderful man. ”
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Robert was born on March 21, 1925 and passed away on Thursday, October 3, 2019.

Robert was a resident of Connecticut at the time of passing.

Born on March 21, 1925 in Flushing, Queens, Bob attended PS 20 and St. Agnes Academic High School, where he was an orator, thespian, and valedictorian.

He left his college pursuits as a mechanical engineer at Stevens Institute of Technology to enlist in WWII at age 19; Bob received training at Navy Pier in Chicago before being dispatched on LST1006 to the Pacific and deployed on the USS Brulle.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday October 9th at 10 a.m. at St. Pius X Church 91 Secor Road, Scarsdale, NY, followed by interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, 10 West Stevens Avenue, Valhalla, New York.

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In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Bob Gillin's name to the Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation (NETRF) at 321 Columbus Ave. #5R Boston, MA 02116 or online at https://netrf.org/get-involved/give-now/.

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