Obituary of Robert Bromley (1937 – 2021) – West Haven, CT

Robert C. Bromley, Sr.
November 21, 2021
Robert C. Bromley Sr., 84, of West Haven, died on November 21, 2021. Born in Bridgeport on September 21, 1937, son of the late Carver J. and Stella (Clark) Horton. Survived by his devoted wife and best friend of twenty-five years, Diane (Asuntino) Bromley; sons Robert Jr. and Mark (Melissa) Burlison; daughter Danielle (Bret Zielanski) Saczynski; grandchildren Mason & Madison Zielanski and Stella, Olivia & Kollyns Burlison; sisters Lois DeTullio and Gladys Pinto; several nieces and nephews; and his dear fifty-year-old friend, Michael Pniewski. He is also predeceased by his brothers Charles “Snooky” Bromley & Carver W. Horton; as well as the sisters Jean Lynch & Ann Craven.
Bob was known to have an endless work ethic, becoming an established welder for The Bilco Company, starting in 1957, and retiring in 2001. Never one to sit idly by, he embarked on a career. part-time from his official retirement, declaring that he quickly get bored of not being useful! At this point, no one needed to wonder what he was thinking, or where they were at with Bob, as he was the type to have little or no filter and say what he was thinking.
A huge fan of the New York Giants and Yankees, Bob has spent countless trips to Legends Field for the Yankees’ spring training camp, not to mention countless games at the stadium, including the World Series. If anyone were to visit his house, they would find him reading the New York Post, and no doubt, playing a ball game on TV. Bob’s favorite pastime, however, was spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. He was often asked to help him with his homework, being a mathematician at heart and able to calculate numbers in a flash! He never missed a Halloween parade, Thanksgiving party or Christmas concert. Bob also enjoyed his many years as a member of The Elks Lodge, West Haven.
The family would like to express their sincere gratitude to Dr Michael Imevbore, Dr Jonathan Gage and Frank DeDominicis, PA of Yale New Haven Medicine, for their unprecedented dedication and compassionate care to the end. His daughter Danielle (and Bret) were both by his side for the past six months, never giving up, and they experienced his stubborn will to live, which remained unwavering throughout his courageous battle. for health. He will be sadly missed by all who knew him.
Arrangements have been entrusted to West Haven Funeral Home at the Green. All funeral services will be private at this time. To leave condolences online to the family, please visit our website at:

Posted by The New Haven Register on November 27, 2021.

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