Brooklyn, CT- Robert L. Hunter age 85 passed away Sunday, July 5, 2020 at the Westview Health Care Center, Dayville, CT. He leaves his loving soul mate Marlene Hansen of Brooklyn, CT, his sisters Marlene Wilson and her husband Roger of Willington, CT, Marjorie Auger and her husband Maurice of Putnam, CT, grandchild, Andrew Fredette and his wife Rachel of Thompson, CT. Robert had a daughter who predeceased him, Arlene Fredette of Moosup, CT and a brother Kenneth Hunter of Brooklyn, CT. Robert also leaves many nieces and nephews.
He was born in Danielson, CT son of the late Arthur Hunter and Beatrice (Colwell) Hunter Green and lived in Brooklyn most of his life. He was a chicken farmer for many years and also owned Brooklyn Scrap Metal.
He was a former assistant fire chief for the Mortlake Fire Dept. and a member for nearly 60 years. He was very involved at the Brooklyn Fair grounds for many years. He enjoyed boating, hunting, fishing and time spent with family. He wore many hats and did many things in the community.
There are no calling hours, a memorial service will be held at a later date. Please omit flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the Mortlake Fire Dept., Brooklyn, CT. The Shaw-Majercik Funeral Home, 48 School St., Webster, MA has been entrusted with his arrangements. A guest book is available at www.shaw-majercik.com where you may post a condolence or light a candle.
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