Robert James Finch

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  • Old Saybrook Ambulance
    Box 437
    Old Saybrook, CT 06575

Robert James Finch

  • BORN: June 29, 1956
  • DIED: August 6, 2017
  • LOCATION: Old Saybrook, Connecticut

J. Robert Finch, 61, of Old Saybrook passed away on Sunday, August 6, 2017 at home surrounded by his loving family. Bob was born on June 29, 1956 in White Plains, New York to Mary (Guinane) and George Finch. He graduated from Old Saybrook High School in 1974, and the UCONN School of Pharmacy in 1979. He worked as a pharmacist for almost 40 years and owned/operated Old Lyme Pharmacy for nearly 30 years. He was actively involved in local politics and served the Town of Old Saybrook as a selectman, on the board of finance and as a police commissioner. He enjoyed snowmobiling, boating, traveling and spending time with family and friends. He was devoted to his family, friends, customers and the community; he will be sorely missed. Bob is survived by his wife, Patricia; children: Megan, Christine, Sarah and Matthew; his siblings: Mary Beth Finch, John J. Finch, Kate Marshall and Peggy Coburn; his loyal dogs: Bella and Baby; and many extended family members and friends. A funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, August 12, 2017 at 10:00AM at Saint John Church, 161 Main Street in Old Saybrook,. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Bob's honor to the Arc of New London County, 125 Sachem Street, Norwich, CT 06360 ( or to the Old Saybrook Ambulance Association, 316 Main Street, Old Saybrook, CT 06475.To share a memory of Bob or send a condolence to his family please visit Arrangements by the Robinson, Wright & Weymer Funeral Home in Centerbrook.

Mass of Christian Burial
  • August 12, 2017
    10:00 AM
  • Saint John's Church
  • 161 Main Street
  • Old Saybrook, CT 06475
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“ We extend our deepest condolences for the loss of Bob. May God bless and keep him. ”

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