Robert J. DeGostin
December 30, 1918 ~ July15, 2014
Robert John “Buddy” DeGostin, Sr., 95, passed away Tuesday, July 15, 2014, at the Westport Health Care Center in Westport, Connecticut.
A resident of Bristol since 1960, Robert graduated from Crosby High School in Waterbury and served in the United States Army during World War II. During his long career, he managed the Triple X and Lincoln stores in Waterbury; Myrtle Mills in Unionville; and owned and operated his own store, Bob’s Hardware, in Unionville. He completed his professional career as a traffic manager for Eastern Fastener in New Britian.
His funeral service was held on Sunday, July 20, at the Collins Funeral Home in Norwalk. Burial was on July 21 at St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Bristol.