Robert William Hill

April 9, 1962February 9, 2013

Old Saybrook Bethel Danbury Robert (Bob) William Hill, 50, of Old Saybrook passed away Saturday February 9, 2013 at Middlesex Shoreline Clinic in Essex. Beloved husband of Elizabeth (Riley) Hill, Bob was born in Danbury on April 9, 1962 to Sandra (Bromley) Hill of Bethel, CT ¬, and the late Louis Hill. Bob graduated from Bethel High School in 1981 and had been employed since he was 17 years old as a Floor Mechanic for CT Carpenters Union Local 210. He spent many summer family vacations on Block Island and loved kite flying, fishing and body surfing. He followed both of his favorite sports teams the NY Mets and NY Giants and you could always find Bob groovin’ to the Grateful Dead. Bob was involved in his community of Old Saybrook, many town sport programs and was a CCD instructor at St. Mark the Evangelist Church for many years. Bob loved his family, always surrounding himself with them and his close friends, he was quick witted and a great story teller; a great husband and father. Old Saybrook has lost a good friend. Besides his wife of 22 years, he is survived by two children, his son Riley and his daughter Sarah. He is also survived by his sisters Tracy Hill and Anne Marie Marron, and by his brother Mark Hill. He also leaves behind many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. Family and friends may visit St. Mark Evangelist Church, 222 McVeagh Rd. in Westbrook on Friday February 15, from 10:30am to 1pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 1pm. In lieu of flowers, Memorial contributions may be made in Bob’s memory to Riley and Sarah Hill Educational Fund c/o Essex Savings Bank 155 Main Street Old Saybrook, CT 06475. Please visit for tributes and condolence’s. Swan Funeral Home of Old Saybrook has charge of arrangements.


  • Visitation Friday, February 15, 2013
  • Funeral Service Friday, February 15, 2013

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tony lucas

July 6, 2013

Every time l saw a race or a local game on TV l looked for Bob Hill.Holding a sign up or waving the American flag.He was my first Yankee friend and will always be missed.My love and prayers to you and the kids.Our memories are forever. love tony and sharon


Hank McGough

March 25, 2013

To the family of Bob Hill,
Sorry to learn of Bob's passing. Bob recently was working on our floors at Judson School Watertown. In the short time I knew Bob I will remember his great sense of humor and love of the grateful dead.May god walk with you and your family.

February 22, 2013

We will cherish our memories of so long ago. Please know our thoughts and prayers go out to Bob's family and all who loved him. Cousins, Michelle, Billy, Diane and Mike Sludock

Christy Dakin Yoder

February 21, 2013

Dear Hill Family I am so sorry for your loss. I went to school with Bob and also hung out many a days at the hill house. He always made you laugh even on the darkest days. Although I have not seen him In many years I can still hear him singing his Grateful dead songs. RIP my friend. Heaven has gained a special angel.


February 21, 2013

Peace and love

Josh, Lea & Caroline Crowell

February 21, 2013

Our deepest sympathies during this difficult time.

February 21, 2013

Dear Liz,
I am so very saddened and sorry to hear about your family's loss. Please know that I am thinking of you and your family, and praying for strength and healing for all of you.

Linda Berman Soffer
Substitute Teacher, Guilford Public Schools

paul herard

February 20, 2013

Bob hill always had a hug and kiss for all. I love you brother!

Lysa Molnar

February 18, 2013

Anne Marie -
I am so sorry to hear about your brother. Its been many years since our Prospect Street days but you are on my mind at this sad time. I wish you strength to get through the days ahead.

Danny Petrella

February 18, 2013

I'm so sorry for you loss, may he rest in peace. I worked on many job sites with bobby and he was alway a breath of fresh air. Always laughing and joking around I am truly going to miss him.