Robert James Finch
  • Old Saybrook Ambulance
    Box 437
    Old Saybrook, CT 06575

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“We extend our deepest condolences for the loss of Bob. May God bless and keep him. ”
1 of 13 | Posted by: Vegliante Family - Killingworth, CT

“Dear Kate and family,So very sorry to hear of Bob's passing. Many fond memories of growing up in the neighborhood and swimming as kids and then with...Read More »
2 of 13 | Posted by: Regina Strand - Old Saybrook, CT

“To Peggy, Kate, Bob's wife and kids, and to your immediate and extended family -My heartfelt condolences on Bob's all-too premature passing.Preaching...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: Douglas Cobb - Wethersfield, CT

“So very sorry to hear about Bob's passing. May all the good memories keep him alive in our hearts forever. We for sure will always remember him, he...Read More »
4 of 13 | Posted by: Ed and Joanne Gorman - CT

“My deepest sympathies on the loss of Mr. Finch. I knew him thru the Old Lyme Pharmacy as I live in Old Lyme. He is a very caring person and did all...Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: MICKIE FRASER - Old Lyme, CT

“Bob truly was a man of integrity and was always fair in his dealings. His opinion was always worth hearing. ”
6 of 13 | Posted by: Don Lucas - Old Saybrook, CT

“Many memories of Bob, as a classmate and team mate on the football field!! Last saw him @ The Big E , West Springfield, MA, He came to the OPA Tent...Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: Stephen McGirr - East Longmeadow, MA

“I am very sorry to hear of the loss of Bob. Bob purchased the Old Lyme Pharmacy from my father Carl Woodstock and I think I'm the only sibling that...Read More »
8 of 13 | Posted by: Leslie (Woodstock) Jermainne - CT

“To Pat and Family,My deepest condolences, Bob was such a gentle person in this world. He touched so many lives he will not be forgotten. Christy...Read More »
9 of 13 | Posted by: Christy Babcock - Acquaintance

“Dear Pat, Megan, Christine, Sara and Matthew,I am so sorry to hear of Bob's passing. Bob was always a kind and generous person. Always willing to...Read More »
10 of 13 | Posted by: CHERYLL IRWIN - Acquaintance

“My deepest sympathy to the Finch family during this time of grief and incredible loss. Honorable, committed, authentic and generous are the admirable...Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: Diane Harrington - CA - Friend

“Pat,I am sorry to hear of Bob's passing.An Old Lyme Pharmacy alumnus ”
12 of 13 | Posted by: Rick Daniels

“My Condolences to the Finch Family My Cousin Patricia Finch and her Children Megan, Christine , Sara , and Matthew .... I am sorry for your Loss...Read More »
13 of 13 | Posted by: renee rogers - Acquaintance


J. Robert Finch, 61, of Old Saybrook passed away on Sunday, August 6, 2017 at home surrounded by his loving family. Bob was born on June 29, 1956 in White Plains, New York to Mary (Guinane) and George Finch. He graduated from Old Saybrook High School in 1974, and the UCONN School of Pharmacy in 1979. He worked as a pharmacist for almost 40 years and owned/operated Old Lyme Pharmacy for nearly 30 years. He was actively involved in local politics and served the Town of Old Saybrook as a selectman, on the board of finance and as a police commissioner. He enjoyed snowmobiling, boating, traveling and spending time with family and friends. He was devoted to his family, friends, customers and the community; he will be sorely missed. Bob is survived by his wife, Patricia; children: Megan, Christine, Sarah and Matthew; his siblings: Mary Beth Finch, John J. Finch, Kate Marshall and Peggy Coburn; his loyal dogs: Bella and Baby; and many extended family members and friends. A funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, August 12, 2017 at 10:00AM at Saint John Church, 161 Main Street in Old Saybrook,. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Bob's honor to the Arc of New London County, 125 Sachem Street, Norwich, CT 06360 (http://www.thearcnlc.org/appealDonation.php) or to the Old Saybrook Ambulance Association, 316 Main Street, Old Saybrook, CT 06475.To share a memory of Bob or send a condolence to his family please visit www.rwwfh.com Arrangements by the Robinson, Wright & Weymer Funeral Home in Centerbrook.

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