Robert S Syska

Published on Friday, 1 September 2017 19:41


Robert S Syska, 68, of Southington, son of the late Julia and Stanislaw Syska entered into eternal life on Aug. 30, 2017, after a brief illness.

Bob was born Nov. 12, 1948, in Bristol. He graduated from Bristol Eastern High School in 1966 and received a degree in accounting from University of Hartford in 1975. He recently retired from United Technologies in Cheshire, previously working for many manufacturing companies in the central Connecticut region over the years including 20 years at Barnes Group in Bristol.

He was a parishioner at St. Dominic. He was heavily involved in Little League, McCabe-Waters in Bristol, then Western Little League in Southington. He loved umpiring games and coaching.

He will be dearly missed by his wife, Elizabeth (Bette) Syska; his son and daughter-in-law, Matthew and Rachel Syska; sister and brother-in-law, Judy and John Bachman; sister-in-law, Theresa, her husband, Ron Therrien; nieces, Diana and Melissa; and nephew, Eric Therrien.

Funeral services for Bob will begin on Tuesday, Sept. 5, at 9 a.m. at the Plantsville Memorial Funeral Home, 975 S. Main St., Plantsville, CT, followed by services at 10 a.m. at St. Dominic in Southington and burial at St. Thomas Cemetery.

Relatives and friends are invited to call on Monday, Sept. 4, from 4 to 7 p.m. at Plantsville Memorial Funeral Home.

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Posted in The Bristol Press, on Friday, 1 September 2017 19:41. Updated: Friday, 1 September 2017 19:43.