obit pg 6 3-28-24

PUTNAM — Robert Joseph Guillot, 87, died March 20, 2024, peacefully surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Kathleen Donna (O’Brien) Guillot. They were married for 65 years raising six children, three sons and three daughters.
Robert was born in 1936 in Putnam, the son of the late Joseph and Lucienne (Auger) Guillot. He was a U.S. Army veteran serving during the Korean war. After his military service he worked in the furniture business at Risom Design Inc. in Thompson. In 1965 he opened a furniture upholstery business (Bob’s Upholstery & Furniture) and operated the business for 45 years.
He was an honorary member of the Knights of Columbus in Putnam and was a devoted Catholic. He enjoyed coaching sports and assisting with community charities and events. He lived his life to the fullest sharing his witty sense of humor, laughter, and stories with his family, large circle of friends, the (4-R’s), and everyone he encountered though his travels.
His passion was his family and farming. He owned and operated Twin Brooks Farm, breeding prized cattle for many years wining national honors with his prized bulls and was president of the American Angus Association for several years. He loved bringing up his grandchildren on his family farm; teaching and having them participate in the daily farming chores. He will be deeply missed by his 12 grandchildren, and 11 great-grandchildren.
He leaves his sons, David Guillot (Marianne) of Danielson, Thomas Guillot (Sandra) of Princeton, Mass., and James Guillot of Putnam; their daughters, Doreen Schipani (Theodore) of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Nancy Moroz (Edward) of Millbury, Mass., and Michelle Deskus (Russell) of Woodstock; his siblings, Paul Guillot (Clarice) of N. Grosvenordale, Laurent “Larry” Guillot of N. Grosvenordale, Edmund Guillot (Claire) of Florida, Lorraine Guillot of Putnam, John Guillot (Elaine) of Avon; nieces and nephews.
Visitation is from 4 to 7 p.m. April 2 in the Gilman Funeral Home 104 Church St., Putnam. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 p.m. April 3 in Saint Mary Church of the Visitation, 218 Providence St., Putnam. A private burial will follow. Donations: Yale New Haven Hospital St. Raphael Campus, 1450 Chapel St. New Haven, CT 06511 (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).


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