Obituary: Robert Christie, 90, of Trumbull

Robert Christie, age 90, of Trumbull, passed away March 16, 2013 at CT Hospice in Branford.

Mr. Christie was born in Bridgeport and was a longtime Trumbull resident.

He was a machinist and was employed with Bullards Company, Singers Sewing Machines, Remington Arms, and retired from Schick Safety Razors.

A Navy veteran of WWII and Korea, he proudly served our country as a machinist mate first class on the USS Relief, the first commission hospital shift. He was a longtime member of the American Legion Post 141 and a past member of the Trumbull Center Fire Department.

He was recently predeceased by his wife, Pearl V. Christie.

He is survived by his four children Spence Christie and his wife Terry of Woodbury, Paul R. Christie of Trumbull, Cole Christie and his wife Karen of Southbury and Roy Christie of Trumbull, several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were private. Arrangements in care of the Cyril F. Mullins Funeral home 399 White Plains Rd. Trumbull.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Legion Post 141.

The family expresses their gratitude to the entire staff at CT Hospice for their care and concern for Mr. Christie and his family.

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