Robert E Harrington Jr., 78

Robert E Harrington Jr., 78, of Milford, passed away on Saturday, January 26, 2013 in Bridgeport Hospital.

He was born on December 19, 1934 in Bridgeport to the late Robert and Eva Beebe Harrington, Sr.

He proudly served in the US Army and was a machinist for Ross and Roberts & Barnum Lanes in Stratford before retiring.

Mr. Harrington is survived by his devoted children Debra Wandelear of Milford, Scott Harrington of Indiana, Kelly Ann DeStefano of Ansonia and Robert C. Harrington of Milford, his companion Rosemary Baker of Milford and ten grandchildren.

Calling hours are Wednesday, January 30, 2013 from 4 to 7pm at the Smith & Sefcik Funeral Home, 135 Broad St., Milford with a prayer service during the visitation. Interment will be private.

Donations may be made in his name to the American Cancer Society, 2080 Silas Deane Highway, 2nd Floor, Rocky Hill, CT 06067 or the Kennedy Center, 2440 Reservoir Ave., Trumbull, CT 06611. Or any other charity of your choice.

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