July 13, 1932 – March 29, 2019
Robert Charles Averill, 86, longtime resident of East Hartford, passed away surrounded by his loving family on March 29, 2019. Robert was the beloved husband of Vera (Chambers) Averill. He was born on July 13, 1932 in Portland, Maine, a son of the late Peter and Margaret (Greify) Averill. Robert proudly served in the United States Navy. Bob enjoyed vacationing with his family in Gloucester, MA. and New Hampshire and he loved to walk and hike. He will be dearly missed by his loving Vera, his daughter Lisa Burnat, grandchildren Michelle Brown Gasper, Dwaine Deicke, Jonathan Burnat, Jessica Burnat and great granddaughter Claire Deicke. Robert is predeceased by his daughters Linda Brown and Joanne Sorenson. Services will be held at the family home. To leave an online condolence, please visit www.newkirkandwhitney.com
- Peter and Margaret (Greify) Averill, Parents
- Vera (Chambers) Averill, Wife
- Lisa Burnat, Daughter
- Michelle Brown Gasper, Dwaine Deicke, Jonathan Burnat, Jessica Burnat, Grandchildren
- Claire Deicke, Great Granddaughter
- Linda Brown and Joanne Sorenson, Daughters
No services are scheduled at this time. Receive a notification when services are updated.
The Burnat Family
April 6, 2019
Our hearts go out to you and your family. It was our treasure to share in holiday and birthday celebrations with both you and Bob. Seeing two of your grandchildren, Jon and Jess, graduate from high school was one of the those fond memories we share today.
Our deepest sympathies,
The Burnat Family (Jack, Bernie, Michele, Mel & Lesa)