Aug. 20, 1924-June 13, 2012
KEENE, N.H. — Robert W. Mallory, 87, formerly of Naugatuck, Conn., died Wednesday, June 13, 2012, at Bentley Commons Senior Living Facility in Keene, N.H. He was the husband of the late Mary E. (Stover) Mallory. Robert was born Aug. 20, 1924, in Detroit, Mich., son of the late Willis B. Mallory and Edith G. (Spencer) Mallory.
Robert was a graduate of Kalamazoo College where he met his loving wife of 62 years, Mary. His time in college was interrupted by WWII, when he served in the Army Air Corps as a navigator in the Pacific theater, later being recalled for the Korean War. He moved from South Bend, to Naugatuck in 1967, as the result of his U.S. Rubber transfer. In Naugatuck he and his wife raised a family, was a member of the Congregational Church, and after his retirement was actively involved in the Ecumenical Food Bank.
He leaves a daughter, Debbie Mallory of Fitzwilliam, N.H.; two sons, Craig Mallory and his wife, Ester of Burke, Va., and Kevin Mallory and his wife, Margaret of Newton, Mass.; and his four grandchildren, Debbie and Mike Saunders' sons, Chace Saunders and Riley Saunders, and Kevin's sons, Kyle Mallory and Luke Mallory. Also, Harry and Jane (Mallory) Wagner of White Lake, Michigan, and Helen Guinness of Rock Hill, S.C.
Memorials may be given to:
The Ecumenical Food Bank, Inc.
75 Spring Street, Naugatuck, CT 06770
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