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Obituary: Robert Lewis Keeler

Robert Lewis Keeler, age 74, of Milford, passed away peacefully on June 19, 2017 in Milford Hospital.  He was born on January 15, 1943 in Bridgeport to the late Franklyn and Doris Kerr Keeler.  He proudly served on the Skip Newport News in the US Navy as 2nd Rank Boiler Operator for 7½ years.  Before retiring, he was employed as a supervisor for United Illuminating.

A devoted husband, father and grandfather, he is survived by his loving wife Eleanor Daddona Keeler, sons Robert Keeler of Milford and Michael Keeler and his wife Andrea of Orange, grandsons Nicholas and Dalton, brother Franklyn and his wife Julie, their children Westley, Pennie, Justin, brother Tim Keeler and his wife Jill along with their children Tara, Melissa, & Kevin.

Along with his family, he enjoyed Wasson League, the Elks, Little League, and The NY Giants.  Funeral arrangements were in the capable hands of the Smith Funeral Home, 135 Broad St., Milford. A funeral service took place during the calling hours.  Interment was private.  To leave condolences, please visit

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