William Robert “Bob” Mack, 68, of Punta Gorda, Florida, died peacefully at his home on Sunday, July 8, 2012 after a long illness.
He was born in Boston, Massachusetts on October 18, 1943 to William and Eleanor (nee – Hinkley) Mack. Bob was a gifted athlete. He was a star pitcher for Lyman Hall High School in Wallingford, Connecticut and continued to love the game all his life. He enjoyed tennis and racquetball and was an avid golfer. Bob was an enthusiastic spectator and rooted for all the Boston teams, especially the Red Sox for which he took much ribbing.
Bob went to Boston College and graduated from Southern Connecticut State College. He worked as an IT Manager for Unilever and Rhone-Poulenc in Connecticut before retiring to Florida in 2002.
He leaves his wife, Linda; a daughter, Shannon (David) McNeice of Wethersfield, CT; a son, William L. (Krislyn) Mack of Rochester, NY; a step-daughter, Piper of Cincinnati, OH, a step-son, Eric of South Ryegate, VT, and seven grandchildren, Sydney, Ashley, Clayton, Evan, Ricky, Emily and Kristofer. He was predeceased by his mother and father, but is also survived by six brothers and sisters, Ron Mack, Linda Perrin, Steve Mack, Deborah Brumitt, Paul Mack, and JD Mack.
No Memorial service is planned, but contributions in Bob’s name are suggested to Tidewell Hospice.
Arrangements are by Roberson Funeral Homes & Crematory, Punta Gorda Chapel.