Dr. Robert E. Cassidy, Jr. DDS of Branford, died at his home on July 31, 2019. He was the beloved husband of Dorothy Marquess Cassidy. Dr. Cassidy was born October 20, 1946 in Chester, PA, son of the late Robert E. and Muriel McConagy Cassidy. He was a graduate of Bradley University in Peoria, IL and from Temple Dental School in 1971. He served in the U.S. Air Force as a dentist from 1971-1973. He was a dentist in Cheshire for 45 years until retiring in 2018. He was a past president and secretary for the Cheshire Exchange Club, and was a former Boy Scout troop leader in Cheshire. He was an avid sailor and was a member of Bruce and Johnson’s Marina in Branford for many years. He was a member of the Branford Elks Club, BPOE 1939. Besides his wife he is survived by his children, Robert R. (Rebecca) Cassidy of East Haven, and Sean E. (Kristen) Cassidy of Jacksonville, FL; his grandchildren, Kirsty, Robert R., Jr., and Ryan Cassidy; his sister Cheryl White of Tampa, FL. He is also survived by three great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at a later date. The W.S. Clancy Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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