Robert Henry Signor, 52, passed unexpectedly on May 31, 2020. Born in Meriden, CT on February 12, 1968, he was the son of Lynn J. Signor of Meriden and the late Linda and Donald Hedenberg of Barkhamsted. He had resided in Waterbury, CT, graduated from Platt High School, Class of 1986, and Naugatuck Community College, Class of 2008, with his associate degree for nursing. He was previously employed by Waterbury Hospital and was currently employed by Griffin Hospital where everyone adored him. He proudly served with the U.S. Marines.
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In his youth, he spent countless hours in the pool with the Meriden Silver Fins and Platt High School team. As an adult, he enjoyed hiking, both in CT and upstate NY. He especially enjoyed walking both of his dogs, Jake and Mana, at Hopbrook Park. He also loved biking and completed the AIDS LifeCycle ride in California in 2012. He was a sports fan who loved UConn football and basketball, especially the UConn Women’s Basketball team. Rob took great joy in traveling including day trips in CT and train trips to spend time in NYC. He loved Provincetown, spending his days on the beaches and enjoying the dining and socializing in the evenings. His home away from home was Hague, NY, spending time with family on Lake George and Jabe’s Pond.
He is survived by his father, Lynn Signor; his sister, Karen Pappas and her husband Stratos and their daughter, Kristina; his sister-in-law, Lori Signor and her son, Derek Signor, her daughter, Monica Roxby and her husband Jeffrey and their daughter, Oaklee; and his stepbrother, Gregory Hedenberg. He was predeceased by his mother, Linda Hedenberg and his brother, Brian Signor.
Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, all services will be private at this time. Burial with full military honors will be held in Hague, NY at a later date. Should friends desire, contributions in his memory may be made to the Class of 1986 Robert Signor Memorial Scholarship, c/o Platt High School, 220 Coe Ave, Meriden, CT 06451.