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“Bob's contribution to the 4-H Camp providing weekly slide shows was invaluable to the history and spirit of 4-H Camp. RIP Robert ”
1 of 7 | Posted by: Pat (Riordan) Miele Trustee - CT

“My husband and I were in the same UConn dorm, Russell C, with R.O.B., as he liked to be known. Good memories of days long ago. So sorry for your loss. ”
2 of 7 | Posted by: Patty Commander

“To Rob's family,I worked with Rob in the network group at Pratt & Whitney. He was a pleasure to work with and always had something interesting to...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Rob Roberts - Ellington, CT

“Bob was a staunch supporter of Hartford County 4-H, on behalf of Hartford County 4-H Camp we send our deepest sympathy. He will be missed. Sincerely...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Vicky Pelletier - South Windsor, CT

“sorry to here of Bobs Passing he was good friend and a great source of knowllege, his presence at the 4-H fair taking pictures and his famous SLIDE...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: A friend

“Sorry so to hear about Bob's passing - He was a big part of the Hartford County 4-H Camp and Fair over the years. ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: Kathy Orduz - South Windsor, CT

“Out thoughts and prayers are with the Brockett Family during this difficult time. ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: Erich Pilatti - South Windsor, CT

Robert O. Brockett, of Windsor and Granby CT died peacefully on April 18, 2020 after a long series of illnesses. Rob was born in Hartford CT, son of the late Fran and Bob Brockett. He grew up in Granby, graduated from the Robinson School in 1974, and the University of Connecticut School of Engineering in 1978. He had a long career in computer engineering beginning at Pratt and Whitney, and was proud of his accomplishments in network development. Rob was an avid skier and photographer, and a strong supporter of the UCC's Silver Lake Conference Center and the Hartford County 4H Camp in Marlborough. Rob loved trucks of all kinds, and enjoyed his membership in the Quinebaug Valley Engineers Association in Colchester with their farm museum. For many years he held season tickets to UConn men's and women's basketball.
Rob is survived by his brother William (Tina) of Roxbury CT and his sister Betsy (Jesse) of Millersville, PA, as well as one niece and three nephews. The family wishes to thank the staff at Windsor Health and Rehab where Rob spent the last several years, and the staff at Hartford Hospital who cared for him in his final illness.
Service and burial will be private. Donations in Rob's memory could be made to Hartford County 4 H Camp, Inc., PO Box 444, Enfield CT 06083.