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Robert C. Koetsch

June 26, 1935 October 28, 2022
Robert C. Koetsch
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Obituary for Robert C. Koetsch

Robert C. Koetsch, age 87, of Stratford, beloved husband of Jeanine (Martin) Koetsch, passed away Friday, October 28, 2022. Mr. Koetsch was born June 26, 1935 in Stratford, son of the late Charles J. and Margaret (Stockman) Koetsch. He was a lifelong resident.


Bob graduated from Stratford High School in 1954. Upon graduation, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy Reserve and proudly served for 32 years. Bob was a heating and air conditioning technician for many years and taught his trade at Bullard-Havens Technical School at night for over 35 years. He was also owner and president of P.F. Casket Sales. During his retirement he worked for Sid Harvey's in Stratford.


In addition to his wife of 60 years, he leaves behind his beloved family; a daughter Darleen Koetsch and her beloved companion Kevin Hines; a son Robert C. Koetsch II and his wife Darlene Froehlich; two sisters, Eileen Donnelly and Peggy Liscinsky; his brother Bernard and several nieces and nephews.


The family would like to express their special thanks and gratitude to neighbors Joe and Michele Brennan for their valued friendship, generosity, and support over the years. Joe and Michele will always have a special place in the family's heart.


Friends are invited to attend a Funeral Mass of Christian Burial on Wednesday, November 2, 2022, at 12:30 p.m. in St. Mark Church, 900 Wigwam Lane, Stratford, CT. Entombment will follow in St. Michael’s Garden Mausoleum, Stratford Ave, Stratford, CT.


Friends may visit with the family Wednesday morning from 11:00 a.m. to noon in the William R. McDonald Funeral Home, 2591 Main St., Stratford, CT 06615.


For additional information or to share a message of condolence, please visit www.wrmcdonaldfuneralhome.com.



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Visitation

Wednesday

2

Nov

11:00 AM 11/2/2022 11:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 11/2/2022 12:00:00 PM
William R. McDonald Funeral Home

2591 Main Street
Stratford, CT 06615

William R. McDonald Funeral Home
2591 Main Street Stratford 06615 CT
United States

Funeral Mass of Christian Burial

Wednesday

2

Nov

12:30 PM 11/2/2022 12:30:00 PM
Saint Mark Church,

500 Wigwam Lane
Stratford, CT 06614

Saint Mark Church,
500 Wigwam Lane Stratford 06614 CT
United States

Interment

Wednesday

2

Nov

1:45 PM 11/2/2022 1:45:00 PM
Saint Michael's Garden Mausoleum

2205 Stratford Ave
Stratford, CT 06615

Saint Michael's Garden Mausoleum
2205 Stratford Ave Stratford 06615 CT
United States

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Saint Michael's Garden Mausoleum Final Resting Place

2205 Stratford Ave
Stratford, CT 06615

2205 Stratford Ave Stratford 06615 CT
United States
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