Deputy Chief Robert A. Spielman, N. F. D. Retired
July 14, 1925 ~ October 18, 2016
Retired Norwalk Deputy Fire Chief Robert A. Spielman, 91, husband of Lois Mola Spielman, died October 18, 2016 in Norwalk Hospital.
Born in Norwalk, July 14, 1925, son of the late John F. and Ruth Spielman, he was a life-long Norwalk resident and a World War II veteran of the U. S. Navy. Joining the Norwalk Fire Department in 1949, Mr. Spielman rose through the ranks and retired in 1986 as a Deputy Chief. Bob and his family were charter members of St. Jerome Parish. He was a member of Frank C. Godfrey Post 12, American Legion, a 30 year member of the South Norwalk Boat Glub and had been a member of Shorehaven Golf Club.
Survivors in addition to his wife include two sons; Robert W. Spielman, and his wife Bette, of Ridgefield, William Spielman and his wife Mary, of Norwalk, a daughter; Robin Williams, also of Norwalk, a brother; Charles Spielman, of Florida, eight grandchildren; Suzanne, Jacquie and Robbie; William, Sean, Eric, Meghan and Kaitlan, four great grandchildren; Quinn, Margaret Dylan and Moira.
In addition to his parents he is predeceased by brothers; David, John and Richard Spielman, and sisters; Lois Morin, Evelyn Sull and Jean Spielman.
Services will begin Thursday, October 27, 2016 at 10:00 A. M. at St. Jerome Church, 23 Half Mile Road, with the celebration of Mass of Christian Burial. At the conclusion of Mass the family and friends will gather in front of the church, Military honors will be presented by members of the United States Navy, Connecticut National Guard and Norwalk Fire Department.
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The family requests memorial contributions to St. Jerome Church, 23 Half mile Road, Norwalk, CT 06851
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