In Memory of Robert A. Meredith  July 15, 1927 - March 30, 2010

MEREDITH, Robert A. Robert A. Meredith, 82, Sarasota, FL, formerly of Hartford, CT., died March 30, 2010. Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Phyllis; daughters, Deborah (Larry) and Rachel (Marshall) and four grandchildren. Bob was born July 15, 1927 to the late Aubert and Flossie Meredith. After graduating Phi Beta Kappa from Depauw University, Bob earned his Masters in Mathematics at the University of Michigan. Watching the Wolverines football team became a lifelong passion. Before retiring to Sarasota, Bob was Vice President and Actuary at The Travelers Insurance Company. In addition to having a successful professional career, he was passionate about games and became a Life Master with the American Contract Bridge League and a two-time chess champion in the Connecticut Valley and Western Massachusetts Region. Bob also was a checkers champion and a life-time member with the American Checker Federation. He was also an avid photographer earning two Best in Shows in international exhibitions. Some of Bob's favorite times were square dancing and traveling with his wife and enjoying his vast collection of classical music and operas. He was a great storyteller and had an amazing sense of humor. He will be missed and forever in our hearts. Services will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to All Faiths Food Bank, 8171 Blaikie Court, Sarasota, or Planned Parenthood.

Published in The Hartford Courant on April 2, 2010    Hartford Courant Link:       Bob was a ACF Life member most of his life.

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