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Robert J. Tracy

August 19, 1945 ~ April 12, 2022 (age 76)

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Robert J. Tracy, formally of West Haven, passed away peacefully on April 12, 2022 surrounded by his loving family.  He was the beloved husband of the late Jane Poulsen Tracy, whom he was married to for over 50 years.  He was born in New Haven on August 19, 1945 and was the son of the late Robert and Gladys Tracy.  Robert was a proud Veteran, serving in Vietnam in A Company, 2nd of the 3rd Infantry, 199th Light Infantry Brigade.  Before being drafted, Robert attended St. Leo’s college where he played baseball. Bobby, a railroad legend, retired in 2006 after 37 years as an engineer for Metro North. 

Bobby was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend.  He loved taking trips in the summer to Saratoga with his friends, and would love to host Christmas Eve where it was an open house and all were welcome.  He will be sadly missed by all.

He is survived by his three daughters, Meredith (Steven) Cacace of Guilford, Erin (Bill) Frank of Guilford, and Eileen (Eric) Pepe of Guilford, as well as his siblings, Mary, Linda, and Peter Tracy.  He is survived by six grandchildren Kylie, Gabriella, Olivia, Madelyn, Lilah, and Robert as well as many other loving family members and friends. 

Family and friends are invited to visit at Keenan Funeral Home, 330 Notch Hill Rd. North Branford, Tuesday evening April 19 from 5 to 8 pm.  A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Wednesday at 10 am St. George in Guilford.  Burial will follow at St. Agnes Cemetery in Branford with full military honors. 

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
April 19, 2022

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Keenan Funeral Home
330 Notch Hill Road
North Branford, CT 06471

Mass of Christian Burial
Wednesday
April 20, 2022

10:00 AM
St. George Church
33 Whitfield Street
Guilford, CT 06437

Military Honors
Wednesday
April 20, 2022

11:15 AM
St. Agnes Cemetery
Route 1, 228 E. Main Street
Branford, CT 06405

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