Robert George Desilet

Robert George Desilet, 83, of East Hartford, Connecticut passed away peacefully on February 20, 2018. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 48-years, Marge; his devoted partner, Rita Bourcier and his grandson, Noah. He was born in St. Johnsbury, Vermont and raised by the late Edith and Floyd Easter.


Bob proudly served in the First Marine Division during the Korean War. After the Korean Armistice, he was assigned to the first Provisional Demilitarized Zone Police Company patrolling the Korean Demilitarized Zone and enforcing the articles of the armistice. He spent 34 years at Emhart Corporation as a machinist and foreman and 20 years creating lasting memories with Applied Rubber and Plastics.


Marines' Hymn (slow)
United States Marine Band (Ceremonial)
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