Robert Frederick Bogardus


Robert Frederick Bogardus Jr., 77, of Fairfield Glade passed away at his home surrounded by his family on Monday, Feb. 25, 2019.
He was born Feb. 13, 1942, in Bridgeport, CT, son of the late Robert Frederick Bogardus Sr. and Ethel (Sterbinsky) Bogardus.
After serving in the Navy during Vietnam, Robert worked for numerous years as a CNA for special needs patients. He was an Honorary Member, Third Degree, of the Knights of Columbus in Southbury, CT. Robert loved to travel and also was a parishioner at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church. He was a loving son, husband, father and grandfather who will be deeply missed.
Robert is survived by his wife, Carole Bogardus of Fairfield Glade; sons, Kevin Bogardus of China and Keith Bogardus of North Carolina; grandchildren, Conrad Bogardus and Nolan Bogardus; brother, Frank Bogardus of California; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Robert Frederick Bogardus Sr. and Ethel (Sterbinsky) Bogardus, he is preceded in death by his brothers, Paul Bogardus, Thomas Bogardus and Edward Bogardus.
A Memorial Mass will be held at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Fairfield Glade on Friday, July 12, at 10 a.m. with Rev. Michael Woods officiating. Inurnment will be in St. Francis of Assisi Columbarium. Following the service everyone is invited to a reception at the church.
Bilbrey Funeral Home, Inc. ( was in charge of the arrangements.
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